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`Macho’ Camacho to have show on YouTube channel


September 19th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Former Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho will have his own programme on YouTube's NuevOn channel on which his fans will be able to follow the ... Read more...

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Now, geraniums that won’t make you sneeze


August 31st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Scientists have developed a strain of geraniums that would be completely harmless to allergy sufferers and pose no risk to natural varieties of the plant because ... Read more...

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Mary Kom slams level of refereeing at London Olympics


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday slammed the level of refereeing in the boxing competitions of the London Games.Mary Kom said the decision making ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia’s Mekhontsev


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Yegor Mekhontsev won his country's first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at ... Read more...

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Olympic modern penthathon: Svoboda wins gold for Czechs


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) David Svoboda of the Czech Republic took gold Saturday in the men's modern pentathlon at Olympics here .Svoboda entered the final combined run and shoot ... Read more...

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Celebrities hail bronze medallist Yogeshwar


August 12th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Moments after Yogeshwar Dutt won India's fifth Olympic medal Saturday at the London Olympics, Indian Twitterati immediately started hailing the grappler for winning the ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar wins bronze, fifth Olympic medal fo India (Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt clinched the bronze medal in the men's 60kg category to give the country its fifth Olympic medal from the London Games ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar loses in pre-quarters (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt lost his pre-quarterfinal bout to Besik Kudukhov of Russia in the men's 60kg event at the 2012 London Games here Saturday.The 30-year-old ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Ogogo and Uzbekistan’s Atoev win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Anthony Ogogo and Abbos Atoev of Uzbekistan won bronze in the men's Olympic 75kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-final bouts.The results ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shields pounds Russia’s Torlopova for gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 17-year-old prodigy Claressa Shields took the inaugural Olympic gold in the women's 75 kg boxing tournament here Thursday.Shields pounded her Russian opponent and No.2 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Geeta Phogat out of wrestling (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out of the Olympics after she lost her first repechage round to Ukraine's Tetyana Lazareva 3-0 in the women's 55kg wrestling ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ireland’s Taylor beats Russia’s Ochigava to gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Irish boxer Katie Taylor won Olympic gold Thursday, beating Russia's Sofia Ochigava 10-8 in a close final in the women's lightweight category here.For Taylor, it ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Adams wins first women’s gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Nicola Adams became the first woman to win gold in Olympic boxing here Thursday, pummelling China's Ren Cancan in the final of the 51kg ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Geeta in repechage (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Wrestler Geeta Phogat got into the repechage round after Canadian Tonya Lynn Verbeek, who had defeated the Indian in the first round, went on to qualify ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Chinese Wu wins gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Wu Jingyu defended her flyweight Olympic taekwondo gold in devastating fashion Wednesday.The two-time world champion thrashed Spain's three-time world champion Brigitte Yague Enrique 8-1 ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea's Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men's flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday.Gonzalez, a flyweight world champion, ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China, Kazakhstan women take bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Jinzi of China and Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova claimed bronze medals in the women's Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday after losing their semi-finals in the 75kg ... Read more...

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Grief grips family of man killed in BMW accident


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) It has been an ill-fated Ramzan for Mehmunnisha - widow of Mohammed Rafiq who sat wailing outside her east Delhi home here Tuesday. Rafiq, father ... Read more...

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Brazilian assured of bronze in women’s boxing


August 7th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Adriana Araujo, who assured herself of at least a bronze medal in the women's Olympic boxing competition with a win here Monday, is a soccer ... 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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Stressful pregnancy could harm child


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A study in Britain has revealed that stress during pregnancy could have its affect on the unborn child's health in years to come and researchers suggest ... 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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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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Punish the killers in Assam: CPI-M


July 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday blamed the Assam and central governments for the violence in the state that has left around 30 people dead and demanded strict ... Read more...

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Yeh dil maange more, says boxer Vijender


July 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) India's top boxer Vijender Singh, bronze medallist at 2008 Beijing Games, said never ever did he think he would participate in three Olympics but he yearns ... Read more...

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Woman kills minor daughter in Maharashtra


June 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman here Thursday slashed the throat of her four-year-old daughter while she was sleeping, police said.Sheela Bhake, 35, is on ... Read more...

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Youngest Indian boxer Thapa seen as Olympic medal prospect


June 28th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Two months before the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games, a 16-year-old Indian jabbed, hooked and punched his way to silver medal at the Youth Olympic ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Devendro in finals of President’s Cup


May 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Almaty (Kazakhstan), May 6 (IANS) India's L. Devendro Singh entered the finals of 49 kg at the President's Cup boxing event here Sunday.The 20-year-old triumphed over his more experienced opponent, ... Read more...

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US concerned over Egypt violence


May 5th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over a recent clash in Egypt that led to the death of at least 11 people and injured more than 200 ... Read more...

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We have to adapt to changing styles of wrestling: Sushil Kumar (Interview)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Beijing Games bronze medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar, who Friday booked his London berth, feels every fighter is on the lookout for an "element ... Read more...

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Suranjoy, Sumit in second round of Asian Olympic qualifying event


April 6th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 6 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist Suranjoy Singh (52 kg) and promising teenager Sumit Sangwan (81 kg) won their opening round bouts in the Asian Olympic Qualifying ... Read more...

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Indians boxers asked to switch to aggressive mode


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has asked his wards to be aggressive in the Asian Olympic qualifiers to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from ... Read more...

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Ten children die of measles in Bihar


March 24th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 24 (IANS) At least 10 children died in a village in Bihar's Madhubani district due to a disease commonly referred as 'khasra' or measles, an official said Saturday."Eight ... Read more...

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Asian Boxing: Pinki, Sonia, Sarita in semifinals


March 21st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Indian women pugilists Pinki Jangra, Sonia Lather and Sarita Devi secured semifinal berths in their respective categories at the Asian Women Boxing Championships at Ulaanbaatar ... Read more...

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A pacemaker in brain can treat epilepsy


March 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Thirtythree-year-old epilepsy patient Shalini Arora's condition was deteriorating with each passing day as the medication which had helped her for years finally failed. It was ... Read more...

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