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No pomp as downcast Kenyans return from London Games


August 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Kenyan Olympic contingent returned home from the London Games downcast over a less than expected performance that saw it finish in 28th position with just ... Read more...

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Rs.40 lakh reward for Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.40 lakh for Olympic bronze medal winner M.C. Mary Kom.NEC director Sherry Lalthangzo said: "As ... Read more...

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Olympics: Tintu Luka finishes sixth in 800m semis (Overall India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian runner Tintu Luka ran her heart out only to finish sixth in the Olympic women's 800 metre semifinals while high jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler ... Read more...

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Olympics: Wrestler Geeta, high jumper Sahana out (India Intro Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge fell short of taking her to the final in the London Olympics here ... 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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Olympics: Geeta to wrestle in repechage; Devendro, Sahana out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost her opening wrestling bout, while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge was short of taking her to the final in the London ... 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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Olympics: Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan starts campaign against Allisop


July 28th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan will begin his Olympic journey when he faces Andrique Allisop of Seychelles in the first round of the lightweight category (60 kg) ... Read more...

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Boxers Shiva, Sangwan strike gold at Olympic qualifier


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 12 (IANS) Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) won gold in their respective categories at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Thursday, a day ... 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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Madan Lal wins bronze in Benazir Bhutto boxing


December 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's Madan Lal settled for a bronze medal in the 2nd Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament in Islamabad going down 12:19 to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Indian boxers to compete in test event for London Olympics


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A five member Indian team will compete in the London Boxing International Invitational Tournament, beginning Thursday, as part of their preparations for the 2012 London ... 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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Mary Kom to spearhead Indian challenge in Asian Cup


May 4th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) World champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will spearhead the Indian challenge in the women's Asian Cup to be held in Haikou, China from Thursday.Mary Kom ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts motorbike rally to spread awareness about safe sex, safe driving


December 26th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
By RitvickMumbai, Dec.26 (ANI): People participated in a motorbike rally in Mumbai to spread awareness about safe sex and safe driving among the youth on Sunday.The participants in the rally said safe ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma felicitates Indian CWG medal winners


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma felicitated the Indian gold, silver and bronze medal winners for their splendid performance in the XIXth Commonwealth Games.Anand Sharma congratulated ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi sees boxing matches at Talkatora Stadium


October 8th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who has learned boxing, Friday turned up at the Talkatora Stadium to watch India's Olympic bronze medal winner Vijender Singh's bout ... Read more...

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Haryana gives Rs.15 lakh each to three gold medal wining wrestlers


October 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has announced a reward of Rs 15 lakh to each of the three state wrestlers for winning the first three golds at ... Read more...

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Cash rewards announced for Indian medal winners in Commonwealth Games


October 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora and Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma have separately announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners in the ... Read more...

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Four dope tainted wrestlers were medal hopes: Coach


September 12th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Nuqra Naqvi New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Freestyle wrestling coach Jagmender Singh feels the absence of four dope tainted wrestlers from the squad will dampen India's medal chances at the Oct ... Read more...

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Negi shares lead with two others in Commonwealth Chess


May 13th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Second seed and leader of Indian hopes Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi, his city-mate Grandmaster Sriram Jha and Russian Grandmaster Pavel Maletin share the lead with five and half ... Read more...

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Punjab to rank sportspersons


May 8th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Punjab will introduce ranking of players to honour top 100 players in each game using an internationally accepted procedure, officials said Saturday. The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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World class field for Badminton Asia Championships


March 26th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A world class field will be on show at the Yonex-Sunrise Badminton Asia Championships here April 12-18. Hosts India will have a strong presence with Saina Nehwal ... Read more...

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Scotty Lago’s Olympic Run Jeopardized After Internet Photo Scandal


February 20th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Canada, Feb 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scotty Lago, the bronze medal winner for men's halfpipe at the Olympics, faced some controversies right after his success. After clinching the very prestigious ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Wrestling Championship kick-starts in Jalandhar


December 19th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Dec 19 (ANI): The three-day Commonwealth Wrestling Championship tournament began in Jalandhar on Friday (December 18).The championship is being organised by the Wrestling Federation of India and Ministry of ... Read more...

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Vijender to host boxing reality show ‘The Contender’ (With Images)


September 18th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) World No. 2 and India's Olympic bronze medal winner boxer Vijender Singh will host the international show, 'The Contender' - a first-ever action sports reality show in the ... Read more...

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Boxer Vijender Singh signs multi million dollar deal with Percept Sports


September 11th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 11 (ANI): After becoming the first Indian to storm into the semi finals of the World Boxing Championship, Vijender Singh has signed a multi million-dollar sponsorship deal with the ... Read more...

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Richards, Bekele and Isinbayeva share $1 mn jackpot


September 5th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 5 (DPA) American Sanya Richards, Russian Jelena Isinbayeva and Ethiopian Kenenanisa Bekele Friday shared the one million dollar jackpot on offer at the Golden League series. The jackpot is shared by ... Read more...

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Biedermann crushes Phelps in world swimming championship


July 29th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 28 (DPA) Superstar Michael Phelps crashed to a rare defeat Tuesday when he was beaten in the final of the men's 200m freestyle at the world swimming championship in ... Read more...

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Vijender, Akhil to lead India’s challenge at World Boxing Championships


July 18th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Vijender and Akhil Kumar will spearhead India's challenge in the World Boxing Championships to be held in Milan Sep 1-12. Nine boxers were selected after ... Read more...

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Boxer Akhil Kumar features in music video


February 14th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 14, (ANI): Boxer Akhil Kumar has come out with his maiden music album Precious Platinum where the pugilist got a chance to exhibit his artistic talents. The video is ... Read more...

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Hooda wants Padma Bhushan honour for Olympic boxers (Lead)


January 28th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday requested the central government to award the Padma Bhushan to Olympic bronze medal winner Vijender Kumar and others who performed well ... Read more...

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Hooda wants Padma Bhushan for Olympic medal winner


January 28th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday wanted the Padma Bhushan for Olympic bronze medal winner Vijender Kumar and others who performed well at the 2008 Beijing games ... Read more...

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Ayonika misses women’s air rifle medal at CYG Pune


October 13th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) India's Ayonika Paul finished fourth, narrowly missing bronze in the Women's 10m air rifle event which was won by Singapore's Aqilah Sudhir Binte on the first day of ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak wrestling competition to promote good relationship held


October 6th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Katra (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 6 (ANI): To promote good relations between India and Pakistan, a one-day wrestling competition called "Mission Dosti"(mission friendship) was held at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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