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First Paralympic gold goes to China


August 31st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Zhang Cuiping won the first gold medal of the London Paralympic Games with a world record performance.Zhang, 24, notched up 500.9 points on aggregate ... Read more...

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It has been a roller-coaster ride, says Gagan Narang


August 8th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist, shooter Gagan Narang said Wednesday his journey from the Beijing Games to the London Olympics had been a roller-coaster ride.The rifle-shooter failed to ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains over India’s successful campaign (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's successful shooting campaign at the Olympics came to an end Monday with rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput and trap exponent Manavjit Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Trap shooter Sandhu finishes 16th


August 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu failed to enter the final of men's trap event as he finished 16th in the qualification round of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Narang, Rajput fail to qualify


August 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the London Olympics finals of the men's 50-metre rifle three positions here at the ... Read more...

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Andhra celebrates second bronze medal at Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday celebrated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's bronze medal win at the London Olympics with the governor, chief minister and other eminent personalities congratulating her.Saina ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver for India (India Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar scooped up a silver after his teammate Joydip Karmakar narrowly missed a medal while ace women's shuttler Saina Nehwal remained in contention ... Read more...

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He promised me a medal: Vijay’s father


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Father of India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar said his son had promised him a medal before he went into the finals of the 25-metre rapid ... 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: 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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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at 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: 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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Andhra announces Rs.50 lakh cash award for Gagan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for ace shooter Gagan Narang, who bagged a bronze medal at the London Olympics.Narang ... Read more...

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Olympics: first medal in, hopes alive in badminton and tennis (Overall India Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang opened the medal count for India at the London Olympics by winning a bronze here Monday, and hopes for more laurels ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins bronze, Saina advances (Intro Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang made India proud by winning its first medal - a bronze - while champion shuttler Saina Nehwal and both the men's ... Read more...

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I achieved what I came here to do: Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooter Gagan Narang, who won India's first medal at the London Olympics, a bronze in 10-metre air rifle, said Monday that he had achieved what ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins India’s first medal a bronze (India Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang put India into the medal bracket by shooting a bronze in his pet 10 metre air rifle event even as his ... Read more...

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Andhra governor congratulates Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Monday congratulated shooter Gagan Narang on his winning the first medal for India at the ongoing London Olympics.Gagan won the bronze ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday congratulated Gagan Narang on winning the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event of the ... Read more...

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Narang emerges out of Bindra’s shadow (Profile)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Indian rifle shooter Gagan Narang finally came out of the shadow of his more illustrious compatriot Abhinav Bindra by winning an Olympics bronze medal ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan Narang opens medal count with bronze (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's rifle shooter Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event while his illustrious compatriot and defending champion Abhinav Bindra ... Read more...

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You make us proud: Sachin lavishes praise on Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Cricketing maestro Sachin Tendulkar Monday saluted shooter Gagan Narang for winning the first medal for India at the London Olympics.In a tweet, soon after Narang ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Haryana government Monday announced a reward of Rs.one crore for shooter Gagan Narang for winning a bronze medal for the country in the 10-metre Air ... Read more...

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After hockey, shooting is India’s most successful Olympic sport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooting Monday became the second sport after men's hockey to fetch India more than two medals down the years at the Olympics, with the success ... Read more...

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Gagan’s father says more to come


July 30th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) After rifle shooter Gagan Narang gave India its first 2012 Olympics medal in London Monday, his elated father B.S. Narang said this victory will boost his ... Read more...

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Shooter Narang opens medal count for India, wins bronze (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's rifle shooter Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event of the 2012 London Olympics while his illustrious compatriot ... Read more...

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Needed a little luck: Bindra (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, who Monday failed to defend the gold medal he won in Beijing four years ago, said luck deserted him during the ... Read more...

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I am sure Gagan will do well: Bindra (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, who Monday failed to defend his gold medal in the 10 metres air rifle event, hoped his compatriot Gagan Narang will ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Bindra fails to qualify, Narang makes final


July 30th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra crashed out of the London Games by failing to qualify for men's 10-metre air rifle final while compatriot Gagan ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Monday


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Monday.Archery: women's individual eliminations: L. Bombayla Devi vs Kateryna Palekha (Greece)Badminton: ... Read more...

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Olympics: India pins hopes on shooters Abhinav, Gagan


July 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Expectations are surging once again as India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra, along with compatriot Gagan Narang, will take the range at the Royal Artillery Barracks ... Read more...

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Dramatic final shot gives China’s Guo shooting gold


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Guo Wenjun took a second-consecutive Olympic gold medal with a last-ditch bullseye in the women's 10 metre air pistol Sunday.Guo pounced on an ... Read more...

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Chinese shooter Yi wins first gold of London Olympics (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Yi Siling won the first gold medal of the London Olympics after shooting her way to glory in the women's 10-meter air rifle event ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s pregnant shooter competing at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohammed Taibi, an eight-month pregnant markswoman, will be competing at the London Olympics in the 10-metre air rifle Saturday."Competing at London 2012 is ... Read more...

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