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Bucketful condoms in Olympic Village trigger probe (Olympic Diary)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) After being in the news that they are available in record numbers in the London Games, condoms are back in the limelight following an inquiry ... Read more...

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Pakistan will return empty-handed from Olympics: Experts


July 30th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Olympic delegation will most likely return without winning a single medal at the London Games as there is no potential team or individual that can ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India-Pakistan can regain lost glory in London


July 29th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Pakistani hockey coach and players feel that both India and Pakistan look good to regain their lost glory at the London Olympics.Khawaja Junaid, 46, a ... Read more...

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1992 Olympics: Indian hockey suffers due to indiscipline (Sports Special)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
In a desperate bid to extricate Indian hockey from the quagmire it had sunk into, Balkrishen Singh was brought back to coach the team for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.There was ... Read more...

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10K run augurs well for India: Linford Christie


May 24th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Endorsing the TCS World 10K run to be held here Sunday, former World sprint champion Linford Christie Thursday hoped that the event would inspire a new ... Read more...

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Five Indian shuttlers qualify for London Games


May 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) For the first time in Olympics, Indian badminton will see a record participation from five players in four different categories.According to the new world rankings ... Read more...

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Limba hopes Padma Shri will popularise Indian archery


January 25th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India archer Limba Ram Wedensday was overwhelmed after being selected for the coveted Padma Shri and hoped the recognition would popularise the sport in ... Read more...

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Paes’ Olympic partner hangs fire


January 1st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Leander Paes Sunday declined to state who he will partner at the London Olympics later this year, now that he has split with long-time ... Read more...

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Coach expects good show from Japanese shuttlers


April 13th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Once known as the "king of the shuttlecock", former South Korean badminton superstar Park Joo Bong is here with the Japanese team as its head coach for ... Read more...

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Raise fitness levels or perish: hockey experts to India


March 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) After India failed yet again to finish in the top bracket at the Hockey World Cup, the experts have a simple panacea: Raise fitness levels or perish. ... Read more...

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Tuesday to unfold battle between two high-profile coaches


March 1st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India's World Cup battle against Australia Tuesday will not only be played on the field but also in the minds of the master coaches ... Read more...

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My job is to make players play to their potential: Brasa


May 5th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Newly-appointed national hockey coach Jose Manuel Brasa said his role would be to help the talented Indian players achieve their potential. Brasa, who took over as coach of ... Read more...

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Spaniard Jose Brasa appointed India’s hockey coach


May 1st, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Spaniard Jose Brasa will take over the coaching reins of the Indian hockey team from this month's Asia Cup. Brasa has been appointed till the 2010 Asian Games ... Read more...

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Indian hockey awaits coach Brasa’s approval


April 9th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Spaniard Jose Brasa has been sent a final offer to become India's hockey coach. The convener of ad-hoc Committee Mohammad Aslam Sher Khan said the committee has sent ... Read more...

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Archers from tribal areas making a splash (Feature)


January 21st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Archery was known to be a popular sport in ancient times in India, as well as the main battle weapon. But India's modern day archers still have ... Read more...

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Indian archery still far from bull’s eye


January 21st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian archery has taken some decent strides in recent years, but it still has a fair distance to go to be acknowledged as a powerhouse on the ... Read more...

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Chinese Olympic champion to train Indian shooters


December 22nd, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The 1992 Barcelona Olympics skeet gold medallist Zhang Shan of China is India's new coach for shotgun events for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.Zhang, 40, was cleared Monday ... Read more...

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Jamaica make clean sweep of sprint golds, US relay in disaster


August 21st, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (DPA) Veronica Campbell-Brown completed a gold medal sweep for Jamaica at the Beijing Olympics with an emphatic 200m victory Thursday as rivals United States dropped the baton in both ... Read more...

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Veteran Brit athlete says cricket in Olympics will hamper individual disciplines


August 18th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): In what could be described as a setback for those who are vehemently demanding that cricket should be included in Olympics, veteran British athlete Linford Christie ... Read more...

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Olympic flame arrives in 2012 host city London


April 6th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
(Torch Relay Update) Xinhua London, April 6 (Xinhua) The Olympic flame for the Beijing Games has landed in London, the host of the 2012 Olympics, where it is expected to witness the largest city ... Read more...

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