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Sushil Kumar’s Olympic saga (Factfile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar has steadily worked his way to the Olympic silver medal. His success graph in the last three years, after he won the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt’s factfile


August 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt hit the headlines first in 2003 Commonwealth Championships by winning the gold, within five years of coming on the national scene.Overcoming a career-threatening ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Li Xuerui beats No.1 Wang for gold


August 4th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xuerui took gold in the women's badminton singles Saturday, beating compatriot Wang Yihan in three games to continue her winning finals record against ... Read more...

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India’s sole judoka out of Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's sole judoka Garima Chaudhary was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after she lost to Japanese Yoshie Ueno in the opening round of the ... Read more...

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Critics want me to keep proving myself: Mary Kom


July 28th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's five-time women's boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom says there are a lot of critics who feel that she will not to do well in ... Read more...

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Small town girl looks to achieve big in London (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Little known Garima Chaudhary from Meerut, the sole judoka representing India at the London Olympics, feels winning a gold medal is not a far-fetched ... Read more...

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Negi youngest to win Asian Chess Championship


May 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's newly-crowned Asian chess champion Primarjan Negi has become the youngest to win the continental title.The 19-year-old Negi, who won the Asian title in the ... Read more...

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Sarita Devi advances in boxing world championship


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 13 (IANS) Asian Championship 2012 gold medalist Sarita Devi advanced to the next round in the 60 kg weight category by defeating Ayzanat Hajiyeva of Azerbaijan on ... Read more...

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Pankaj, Aditya for world pro snooker tour


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) India will have two snooker players in the world professional tour with Aditya Mehta automatically qualifying after winning the Asian championship and Pankaj Advani being ... Read more...

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Saina out of Asian Championship, Indian campaign over


April 20th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 19 (IANS) India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal, World No.5, crashed out of the Asian Badminton Championship with a shocking second round loss in the women's singles here ... Read more...

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Shiva, Sangwan secure London Olympics berth (Roundup)


April 11th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 11 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan qualified for the 2012 Olympics by entering the finals of the 56 kg and 81 kg category at ... Read more...

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Shiva Thapa youngest Indian boxer to qualify for Olympics (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 11 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa qualified for the 2012 Olympics by entering the final of the 56 kg category at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here ... Read more...

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Boxer Vijender qualifies for London Olympics


April 8th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 8 (IANS) Indian boxer Vijender Singh qualified for the 2012 London Olympics by advancing to the semi-finals of 75 kgs weight category at the Asian Olympic qualifying ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Thapa in quarters of Olympic qualifiers


April 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 7 (IANS) Indian boxers continued their good run at the Asian Olympic Qualifying event here Saturday with 2010 Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg) ... Read more...

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Vijender in quarters of Olympic qualifier


April 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 6 (IANS) Indian boxer Vijender Singh eased into the 75 kg quarterfinals of the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Friday.Vijender outpunched Ishak Waez of Syria 11:5.The former ... Read more...

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Rich haul of medals for India in Asian Women’s Boxing


March 25th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India's women boxers M.C. Mary Kom and L. Sarita Devi bagged gold as the team Sunday finished with a rich haul of two gold, four ... Read more...

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Mary Kom makes a winning start in Asian Championship


March 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's five-time world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom began her campaign in the Asian Women's Championship at Ulaanbaatar Tuesday, defeating Thailand's Asian Games gold medallist ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Mary Kom to lead Indian challenge in Asian championship


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
NeW Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Asian Confederation Women's Boxing Championship in Ulan Bator March 16-26.Mary Kom will ... Read more...

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Asian Championship: Bindra wins gold beating close rival Zhu


January 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra of India bagged his maiden Asian Shooting Championship gold beating his close rival China's Zhu Qinan by a margin of ... Read more...

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Memphis again sign Haddadi


January 1st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 1 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) team Memphis Grizzlies have signed Iranian center Hamed Haddadi for a fourth straight season.The 26-year-old native of Ahvaz has spent the ... Read more...

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World Snooker: Indian hopes ride on Advani


November 27th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian eyes will be firmly on Pankaj Advani, who will be bidding to win his second title in the IBSF World snooker championship commencing at the ... Read more...

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Malaysian star Nicol in squash Hall of Fame


November 11th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, Nov 11 (IANS) Malaysian star Nicol David has been inducted into the World Squash Federation (WSF) Hall of Fame, becoming the first active player in the history of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan gear up for Kabaddi World Cup


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Pakistan kabaddi team will leave for India Oct 30 to participate in the Kabaddi World Cup beginning Nov 1.Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) secretary Muhammad Sarwar ... Read more...

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China’s star basketballer rules out London Olympics comeback


September 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming said here Thursday that there will be no possibility for him to play for China in next year's London Olympic ... Read more...

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World Boxing Championship: Devendro in second round


September 26th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian boxer L Devendro Singh (49kg) Monday outpointed Asylbek Nazaraliev of Kyrgyzstan 14-8 to qualify for the second round of the AIBA World Championships in ... Read more...

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Akhil, Vijender to lead charge in World Boxing Championship


August 18th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Olympic Games 2008 bronze medallist Vijender Singh and Akhil Kumar have been selected in the 10-member Indian boxing team for the World Boxing Championship, first ... Read more...

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Amandeep in final of Asian Confederation boxing


August 11th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Amandeep Singh (49kg) entered the finals of the 2011 ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships at Incheon, South Korea, while Paramjeet Samota (91kg) and Balwinder ... Read more...

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Alok knocks out Advani in National snooker


August 8th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Two unheralded players, Neeraj Kumar and I.H. Manudev made their maiden entry into the semi-finals of the Senior National snooker championship on a day that saw ... Read more...

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Nine Indian boxers in Asian Confederation Boxing


August 7th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Nine Indian boxers entered the quarterfinals of the 2011 ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Incheon, South Korea.It was, however, a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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40 riders for Asian Road Racing Championship


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) A field of 40 riders from the region will be seen in what promises to be high quality action in the third round of the Petronas ... Read more...

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Eight athletes failing dope test is unusual: athletics coach


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Athletics coach Kuntal Roy, who will be conferred the Dronacharya Award, says eight internationally acclaimed Indian athletes failing dope Test is unusual and there is more ... Read more...

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India beat Sri Lanka, qualify for Asian Basketball Championship


July 15th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India defeated Sri Lanka 89-35 in the final of the Middle Asia Zone qualifying event at the Thyagaraj Stadium here Friday to secure their berth ... Read more...

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Coach backs out, TT players Olympics preparations suffer


July 14th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The preparations of the Indian table tennis team for major international events, including the Olympic qualifiers, has hit a roadblock after Sweden's Anders Johansson turned ... Read more...

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Wrestler Anil Kumar wins silver in Asian Championship


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's Anil Kumar Sunday won a silver in the 60-kg Greco-Roman style in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship at Tashkent.Anil lost to Almat Kebispayev of ... Read more...

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