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Asian Volleyball: India face Japan for bronze medal play-off


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) India will face Asian Games champion Japan in the bronze medal play-off match after they lost to defending champion Iran in a keenly contested semi-final of ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar awarded Khel Ratna; Yuvraj gets Arjuna (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt besides presenting a record 25 Arjuna ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 Higgins


August 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Furth, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in the same day stamping ... Read more...

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AIFF to felicitate heroes of 1951 and ‘62 Asian Games


August 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the ... Read more...

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Sushil, Yogeshwar return home to hero’s welcome


August 14th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Olympic medal winning wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt returned home late Monday night to a hero's welcome as hordes of supporters, including ... Read more...

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Team Sushil celebrates Olympic silver


August 12th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar's team celebrated the Olympic silver Sunday and hailed the wrestler for making endless sacrifices that made him the only Indian individual athlete to ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Lightweight Lomachenko wins gold for Ukraine


August 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the ... Read more...

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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile) (Lead, correcting dateline)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became ... Read more...

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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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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became the ... Read more...

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Pinki reinstated in Railway job, joins duty


August 10th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, who was accused of being a male and arrested for allegedly raping a woman, has been reinstated in her ... Read more...

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Life comes a full circle for Mary Kom (Profile)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a country where world champions are a rarity, five-time boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom always had to shout for recognition. But all ... Read more...

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Golf: Rashid Khan leads by four strokes


August 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Rashid Khan of Delhi fired a five-under-67 in extremely windy and overcast conditions to take the clubhouse lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship ... Read more...

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When Saina wanted to quit badminton


August 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Disheartened by a streak of losses last year, Saina Nehwal wanted to stop playing badminton, revealed Pullela Gopichand, the London Olympics bronze medallist's coach. "Saina came ... Read more...

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Mary Kom in semis, Vijender suffers heartbreaking loss (Overall India Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) MC Mary Kom ensured India's best medal haul at the Olympics by reaching the women's boxing semifinal at the London Games while Beijing bronze medallist Vijender ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: India’s Vijender knocked out (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's ace boxer Vijender Singh was knocked out of the 2012 London Games after he went down 13-17 to Uzbek Abbos Atoev in the quarterfinal of ... Read more...

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Surprised that people didn’t expect a medal from me: Vijay


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games."I ... Read more...

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Mary Kom, Vijender a win away from medal (Overall India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Vijender Singh will be in action Monday with a win in their respective quarterfinal bouts assuring them of at least ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into quarters (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, India's medal hope in Olympic women's boxing, put on a valiant display as she downed a bigger Polish opponent Karolina Michalczuk to enter ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sudha Singh fails to impress


August 4th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Sudha Singh finished 13th in heat 1 of the women's 3,000-metre steeplechase Saturday, thus ending her participation in the London Olympics.The Indian runner's time of ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Vijender in 75 kg quarterfinal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Fancied Indian boxer Vijender Singh moved closer to a podium finish as he pipped US rival Terrel Gausha 16-15 in a thrilling bout to enter the ... 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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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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Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... Read more...

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Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Chinese off to a good start


July 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.Fledgling shuttler Li Xuerui beat ... 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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Olympic shooter depending on unborn baby to win


July 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A heavily-pregnant Olympic shooter is depending on her unborn baby to help her to victory in London, she said Friday.Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi is ... Read more...

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North-Eastern council announces rewards for Olympic medallists


July 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 27 (IANS) The regional planning body North Eastern Council (NEC) has announced cash rewards for the London Olympics medal winners belonging to the country's north-east region, an official ... Read more...

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Indian boxers look to make a mark at the grandest stage (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The stage looks set for the Indian boxers to create history at the London Olympics. With eight boxers qualifying for the mega event, India is ... Read more...

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Olympics: India hope to get lion’s share from the ranges (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Indian shooters will be looking to improve their Beijing Games performance when they start their London Olympics campaign at the Royal Artillery Barracks here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Riaz wants to bury the ghost of Sydney Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian hockey team's assistant coach and Olympian Mohammed Riaz wants to bury in the London Olympics the ghost of the 2000 Sydney Games, where the team ... Read more...

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