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Hockey India inducts Hockey Bhopal in its fold


September 13th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hockey Bhopal (HB), which has been admitted as a new associate member of Hockey India (HI), will now take part in all national championships under ... Read more...

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PM honours Mary Kom, Yogeshwar Dutt


September 8th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday presented special awards to Olympic medallists Mary Kom and Yogeshwar Dutt.Boxer Mary Kom and wrestler Dutt were given a ... Read more...

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Japan beat India for bronze at Asian volleyball meet


September 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japan came back from one set down to defeat India 16-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 for the bronze medal at the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup in ... Read more...

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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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Mary Kom gets Rs.2 lakh from Mamata, eyes Olympic gold at Rio


September 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 7 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medal winning woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom Thursday received a a cash award of Rs 2 lakh from West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Girisha bags India’s first medal from Paralympics


September 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) India's para-athlete Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave the country its first medal, a silver, from the Paralympic Games here by finishing second in the Men's High Jump ... Read more...

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Russian Paralympic archers sweep podium


September 4th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Paralympic archers swept the podium in the men's standing category as Timur Tuchinov beat Oleg Shestakov in the final here.Tuchinov downed Shestakov 7-3, while ... Read more...

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Paralympic discus gold for Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Alexei Ashapatov has hurled his way to Paralympic gold in the men's discus for athletes who use wheelchairs, setting a new world record along ... Read more...

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Paralympic gold for Russia in women’s long jump


August 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Margarita Goncharova claimed gold in the F37/38 category of the women's long jump at the Paralympic Games here Friday.Athletes who suffer from uncontrollable muscular ... Read more...

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Russian basketball player’s Olympic medal stolen


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bronze medal was stolen from a Russian basketball player who recently led the national team to third place in the Olympics.Vitaly Fridzon, 26, told ... Read more...

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Haryana Police to give Rs. 51 lakh to Yogeshwar Dutt


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Haryana Police will give a cash reward of Rs.51 lakh to wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt who recently won a bronze medal at the London Olympics in ... Read more...

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Scheidt vows to re-adapt for Rio Olympics


August 21st, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) Veteran Brazilian sailor Robert Scheidt says he intends to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics Games despite the exclusion of the Star class from ... Read more...

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Sachin gives away BMW to Saina Nehwal


August 20th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar gave away a brand new BMW car to India's most successful shuttler Saina Nehwal at a function here Sunday night.The batting ... Read more...

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Indian boxers need to punch with more meat


August 18th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years ago, when Vijender Singh won India's first Olympic boxing medal, the sport received a shot in the fist. No less than eight boxers, ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva eyes gold in 2016 Olympics


August 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva intends to take part in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and is confident of winning the gold, her coach said ... Read more...

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Trinidad & Tobago’s $2m fund to track talent for Rio


August 17th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) A $2 million Athletic Development Programme has been unveiled in Trinidad and Tobago, targeting promising athletes likely to represent the country in the next ... Read more...

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After wrestlers, Mary Kom gets frenzied reception


August 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the first Indian woman boxer to win an Olympic medal, was Tuesday morning accorded a rousing reception on arrival at 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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Mexico has best Olympics in over 40 years


August 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Mexican contingent for London Olympics ensured the country's best performance at the Summer Games in over 40 years, winning seven medals, including one gold, three ... Read more...

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China cheers for first Tibetan Olympic medallist


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Xining/London, Aug 13 (IANS) Choeyang Kyi grew up herding yaks on a plateau meadow, just like many other women from rural Tibet. Singing and praying accounted for much of her ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha hails Olympic medal winners


August 13th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday congratulated Olympic medal winners Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt and MC Mary Kom for bringing glory to the nation.While ... Read more...

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US claim basketball gold, Ugandan marathon (Overall World Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points as the US edged Spain 107-100 to retain the Olympic men's basketball title while marathon runner ... Read more...

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London bids musical adieu to Olympics


August 13th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) With high voltage performances by the past, present and future from the world of music, London bid goodbye to the Olympics with a stylish yet ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1.5 crore reward, land for Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Despite the wrestler being from Delhi's Najafgarh, the Haryana government Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore along with land for Sushil Kumar ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sushil secures silver on concluding day (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's silver Sunday made him the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics and ensured the country's sixth ... Read more...

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Indian wrestling has a bright future: Sports minister


August 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Sunday Sushil Kumar's back-to-back Olympic medals show that there is a bright future for wrestling in the country. ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia stun Brazil to win men’s gold


August 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia shocked Brazil by coming back from two sets down to win the Olympic gold in the men's volleyball event here Sunday.The result gave Russia ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Varner wins gold for US


August 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jacob Varner grappled to the gold medal for the United States in the Olympic men's 96kg freestyle wrestling here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil first to win back-to-back medals (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Croatia wins men’s handball bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Croatia's men beat Hungary 33-26 Sunday to win their first Olympic handball medal, a bronze.The Croatians dominated from the start, finishing the first half with ... Read more...

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After dream medal, marriage on cards for Yogeshwar (Lead, Combining London/Chandigarh stories)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London/Sonipat, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said Sunday he had finally achieved his dream of winning an Olympic medal. His mother announced her son was now ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ukraine’s Usyk slogs his way to gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Olexander Usyk slogged his way to Olympic heavyweight boxing gold, winning a bruising final against Italy's Clemente Russo.Usyk, the No. 1 seed, repeated his ... Read more...

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Olympic handball: Norway retains gold


August 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norway defended its Olympic gold medal in women's handball with a 26-23 defeat of Montenegro, which took home its first-ever medal in the Games.Norway, also ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Uzbekistan in men’s 120 kg


August 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov won his third successive Olympic gold in the men's 120 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday, beating Georgia's Davit Modzamanashvili in a close final.The ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Yogeshwar’s home over medal


August 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) With wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt putting up a stunning performance to win a bronze medal in the London Olympics, celebrations broke out in his village in Haryana's ... Read more...

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