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Olympics: Phelps takes his medal tally to 21; US overtake China (Overall Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 100-metre butterfly to take his Olympic golds to 17 and overall medals tally to 21, and thanks to ... Read more...

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Olympics: US teen prodigy claims gold in 800m freestyle


August 4th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 15-year-old freestyle prodigy Katie Ledecky blew away the field for gold in the women's 800 meters freestyle at the Olympics Friday.Ledecky clocked an American ... Read more...

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Bolt will face stiff challenge from Blake: Holmes


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) British two-time Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes feels that sprint star Usain Bolt will face a tough fight from his 22-year-old Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake to ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming champ Adlington books London ticket


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Two-time Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington earned a spot in the British team for the London Games with a dominant victory in the 400-meter freestyle at the ... Read more...

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CWG: 40 Brit swimmers hit by Delhi belly bug


October 7th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): Almost two thirds of the British swimming squad for the 2010 Commonwealth Games has been hit by the 'Delhi belly' bug ever since arriving in India.Leading English ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games 2010 Kicks Off


October 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New Delhi, Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a dazzling opening ceremony on Sunday evening, the Commonwealth Games 2010 commenced its journey on Monday with the competition getting underway in as ... Read more...

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With the clouds gone, CWG competitions set to begin Monday


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The dark clouds over New Delhi have blown away in more ways than one as the 19th Commonwealth Games, enveloped in a massive ... Read more...

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Rebecca Adlington seeks gold on her CWG debut


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Ace English swimmer Rebecca Adlington, a world record holder in the 800-metre freestyle event, will be hoping to make a golden debut in the Commonwealth Games here."My ... Read more...

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England announce first lot of swimmers for CWG


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington, world champions Liam Tancock and Gemma Spofforth will spearhead England's challenge in the swimming competitions at the Commonwealth Games here in ... Read more...

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Olympic and world champions among first lot of 29 England swimmers for CWG


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington and world champions Liam Tancock and Gemma Spofforth will spearhead England's challenge in swimming competitions at the Delhi Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth ... Read more...

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Winehouse to appear in court on assault charges


December 25th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse will appear in court next month for allegedly kicking a theatre manager in the groin, reports The Sun. The star, 26, was charged with ... Read more...

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BBC chief says creative risk taking is alive at the corporation


November 10th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10(ANI): The BBC's "creative risk taking" is alive at the corporation despite recent flak from the BBC Trust directed at one of its comedians, the BBC's Director-General said.The BBC's Director-General ... Read more...

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How swimming can help slimming, by Olympic champ Rebecca Adlington


April 29th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Olympic Games champion swimmer Rebecca Adlington has revealed how swimming can help one to stay slim.Adlington, 20, who swims four miles every morning, is eager to share the ... Read more...

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Sarah Steps Out in LBD with Daughters


March 3rd, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by GD
It is not usual to see teenage daughters dress the same way as their mother but the Royals think differently. Sarah Ferguson appeared on Roberto Cavalli's post-show party at the Milan ... Read more...

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WAGs fuelling ”high heels and low IQs” culture


January 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): WAGs are promoting a culture of ''high heels and low IQs'' due to which teenage girls are overlooking the importance of good character and abandoning intellectual endeavour ... Read more...

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Bruce Forsyth to receive knighthood in 2010?


December 26th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Veteran television star Bruce Forsyth will receive knighthood no sooner than 2010, according to sources at Buckingham Palace.It was expected that the 80-year-old star would be made ... Read more...

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Designer shoes dream propelled Brit swimmer to Olympic gold!


August 12th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): For most sportsmen, its hard work and determination that earns them success, but in case of Rebecca Adlington, a world-class swimmer, the case is bit different.Adlington, ... Read more...

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