2012 london olympics

Spice Girls performance made Harding nostalgic


August 27th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding got nostalgic watching the Spice Girls perform at the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, and she says she would love ... Read more...

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Chinese swimming star Sun Yang aims higher


August 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China's double Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang vowed Friday to work hard for greater success.The 20-year-old swimmer made a big splash in the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic winners to get state awards


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of Russia's Olympic team will meet President Vladimir Putin to receive state awards Wednesday, the Kremlin press service said.More than 170 people, including 82 ... Read more...

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Jessie J blown away by Olympic closing ceremony


August 14th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Jessie J says she was blown away by the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony and that she was proud to represent Britain at the ... Read more...

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Rogge terms London Olympics ‘happy & glorious’


August 13th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Jacques Rogge hailed the 2012 London Olympics as "happy and glorious" as he closed the 30th Summer Games."You have shown the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Uganda celebrates first gold after 40 years


August 13th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) People in Uganda celebrated the gold medal won by marathoner Stephen Kiprotich at the 2012 London Olympics. It was Uganda's first Olympic gold in 40 years ... Read more...

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India’s medal winners at London Olympics


August 12th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The following is the list of India's medal winners at the 2012 London Olympics:Medal Name Sport Event Date Silver Vijay Kumar Shooting Men's 25m rapid fire ... Read more...

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Australian woman scatters her father’s ashes on Olympic track


August 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman, whose father participated in the Olympics in 1948, the last time the Olympics were held in London and won a silver medal scattered her ... Read more...

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President congratulates Mary Kom


August 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday congratulated Mary Kom on winning the bronze medal in women's boxing at 2012 London Olympics. "I am extremely delighted to ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Olympic medallist Mary Kom


August 8th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated M.C. Mary Kom on winning the bronze medal in women's boxing at 2012 London Olympics."I join the nation ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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UAE’s YahLive network launches sports channel


August 8th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) YahLive, a UAE-based satellite channel operator, has added GEM Sports TV to its growing bouquet of channels.With GEM Sports TV, viewers in the Gulf region ... Read more...

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Glad to see Olympics medal tally increasing: Big B


August 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hailed Indian woman boxer Mary Kom's Olympics win and says he is glad to see India's medal tally increasing over the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom in semis, ensures medal for India (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensured another medal for India from the 2012 London Olympics with a convincing 15-6 victory over Tunisian Maroua Rahali in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally (Updated)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The following is the medal's tally at the 2012 London Olympics here Saturday:Country Gold Silver Bronze Total US 26 13 15 54 China 25 16 12 ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Manoj Kumar knocked out


August 5th, 2012 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after he lost his 64kg pre-quarterfinal bout to Great Britain's Tom Stalker at the ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle dating ‘Sin City’ star


August 5th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle is reportedly dating "Sin City" actress Rosario Dawson, who is 22 years his junior.The two were spotted sharing a tender kiss, reports ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Saina


August 4th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Saina Nehwal on her winning the bronze medal in women's Badminton at the 2012 London Olympics, a statement from ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Saina Nehwal


August 4th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal will get a reward of Rs.1 crore from the Haryana government for winning a bronze medal for the country in women's ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s trap shooter Shagun out


August 4th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Shagun Chowdhury finished a disappointing 20th and failed to qualify for the final round of the women's trap shooting event at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver; India gets second medal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India the second medal from the Royal Artillery Barracks winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Vijay Kumar qualifies for final


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian shooter Vijay Kumar qualified for the final round of the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 London Olympics here Friday.The 26-year-old clocked 585, ... Read more...

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The Indian voice heard at London Olympics (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) From Bollywood to the 2012 London Olympics, it's been quite a long jump for Jaspreet Jasz, the writer and singer of "Nimma nimma hans de ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medal tally


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday:Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 18 11 4 33 US 15 8 ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Narang to take stance amid high expectations


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Having clinched India's only medal at the 2012 London Olympics Monday, shooter Gagan Narang will be back in action Friday in the 50-metre rifle prone event ... Read more...

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Olympic: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the competition at the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the shooting competition of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s double trap shooter Ronjan out


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th in the qualification at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Updated)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Wednesday:Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 17 9 4 30 USA 12 8 9 29 South Korea 6 ... Read more...

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Olympics: BWF rejects India’s appeal, Jwala-Ashwini out (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) It was finally the end of the road for India's top women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the 2012 London Olympics after ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Four women’s doubles pair suspended (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organisers Wednesday suspended four female doubles badminton pairs for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".The pairs are: Wang Xiaoli ... Read more...

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Bradley Wiggins’ training kit stolen from Surrey hotel


August 1st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bradley Wiggins experienced a nostalgic experience when his training kit was stolen just before he participated in the 2012 London Olympics. His kit was stolen in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Devendro shine on a dismal day (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after celebrating its first medal from the Games, India's campaign here stuttered Tuesday despite shuttler Parupalli Kashyap pulling off a remarkable upset while ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 10 6 3 19 US 7 7 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap upsets seeded player, Devendro wins in style (Evening Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after the high of a bronze medal from the shooting ranges, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap upstaged a higher ranked player while boxer Laishram Devendro ... Read more...

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