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Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... 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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Olympic hockey: Australia beat Britain to win bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia beat Britain 3-1 to claim the bronze medal in the men's Olympic field hockey tournament at the Riverbank Arena here Saturday.Simon Orchard of Australia ... 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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China’s women duo in Olympic beach volleyball quarters


August 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China's Xue Chen and Zhang Xi marched into the quarterfinals of the women's beach volleyball beating a Russian duo 2-0 in the London Olympic Games SaturdayThe ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Win not enough to take Jwala-Ashwini to quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a bittersweet result for India's Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa as they brought their top game to win their last group B match against ... Read more...

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Olympic beach volleyball: Powerhouses enter knock-out stage


July 31st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Brazil's top-seeded pair of Larissa Franca and Juliana Felisberta Da Silva secured a second straight win for a top 16 berth in the women's beach volleyball ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Chinese women overpower Turkey


July 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) China harvested a second win and made a firm step to the quarterfinals in women's volleyball of the Olympic Games by outplaying Turkey 3-1 here Monday.China, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Second seed Xue/Zhang lose beach volleyball opener


July 28th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Beijing Olympic bronze medallists Xue Chen and Zhang Xi of China were defeated Saturday by Russian duo Anastasia Vasina and Anna Vozakova in the opener of ... 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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India at London Olympics (Schedule)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eighty-one Indian athletes will take part in 13 sports at the London Olympics beginning Friday. The following is the schedule of their events:Archery: Even before ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Olympians to get Rs.11 lakh reward


June 1st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) All players from Haryana participating in the London Olympics next month will get a reward money of Rs.11 lakh each, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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Strong field for World junior chess


August 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) The fortnight long SDAT-Ramco World Junior and World Junior Girls Chess Championships, commencing here Tuesday, has attracted a strong field of 19 Grand Masters, 20 ... Read more...

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National Games: Jharkhand athletes yet to get cash awards


April 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) Jharkhand athletes who won medals during the 34th National Games are disappointed as they are yet to get the cash awards promised to them but the ... Read more...

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Garland instead of medal at the National Games!


February 24th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Guess what was in store for kho-kho women's bronze medallists at the National Games medal ceremony? The unsuspecting players got only floral garlands and a bouquet instead ... Read more...

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Himachal honours its Asiad, CWG medallists


January 25th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday gave cash awards totalling Rs.57 lakh to four shooters from the state who won medals at last year's Guangzhou Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Sports ministry sanctions cash award for medal winners


January 17th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Sports Ministry has sanctioned cash awards for 286 medallists of the New Delhi Commonwealth Games and the Guangzhou Asian Games.The cash awards, totalling Rs.22.57 crore, are ... Read more...

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Haryana government felicitates Asian Games athletes


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday felicitated the Asian Games medal winners and participants from the state with cash prizes at a function here Wednesday.Haryana's six medal winners in Youth ... Read more...

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After CWG, Haryana to reward its Asian Games athletes


December 20th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) After doling out millions to sportspersons from the state for their performance at the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Haryana government has now decided to felicitate the athletes and ... Read more...

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Sports ministry eyeing 10 medals at London Olympics


December 6th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Encouraged by India's best-ever medal haul in the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, the sports ministry is ready ... Read more...

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Punjab pacifies CWG medallists with prize money hike


November 4th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) Facing resentment of players over being payed much lesser amounts than their counterparts in Haryana, the Punjab government Thursday hiked the prize money for the Commonwealth Games medallists ... Read more...

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Haryana’s CWG medallists take home rewards, cars and more


November 1st, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rai (Haryana), Nov 1 (IANS) It was a day for the players from Haryana to seek assistance from others to walk away with the moolah.Having earned laurels for the country in ... Read more...

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Cash, cars, mobile phones, ghee - Haryana CWG winners take it all!


October 30th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) For medal winners from Haryana in the recently concluded New Delhi Commonwealth Games, it is raining cash, cars, mobile phones and even many kilograms of ghee.The Haryana ... Read more...

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Archery coach Lenin dies in Vijaywada car mishap


October 24th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh), Oct. 24 (ANI): Archery coach Ch Lenin died in a car accident in Vijaywada on Sunday.Two Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games silver medallists - Ch Jignas and Ritul Chatterjee - ... Read more...

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After medallists, Haryana to reward CWG participants as well


October 21st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced a cash reward of Rs.2 lakh to every sportsperson from the state who participated in the Commonwealth Games in Delhi."The state's athletes ... Read more...

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Haryana CWG medal winners to get cars too!


October 16th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) All medal winners of the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) hailing from Haryana will get Maruti cars as prize besides the cash rewards already announced by ... Read more...

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CWG table tennis: Maiden final for women, men in semis (Roundup)


October 7th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Indian women's table tennis team Thursday reached their maiden final at the Commonwealth Games blanking fancied England in the semi-finals here Thursday and the ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: England begin medal hunt in style (Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) England, the highest ranked team in the women's hockey competition at the 19th Commonwealth Games, opened their campaign in pool B with a 4-1 win against arch-rivals ... Read more...

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Silver, bronze India’s first medals in CWG 2010 (Evening Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Women weightlifters gave India its first medals in the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Soniya Chanu winning a silver and Sandhya Rani Devi the bronze in the 48kg ... Read more...

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Bindra to be the flag bearer, confusion over torch bearers names (Lead)


October 1st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Even as Olympic shooting champion Abhinav Bindra was named India's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games here on Oct 3, there ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra India’s flag-bearer


October 1st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Olympic shooting champion Abhinav Bindra will be India's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.However, it ... Read more...

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How many medals will hosts India win?


September 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Sept 7 (IANS) With less than a month to go for the Commonwealth Games, the focus is slowly shifting from all the controversies surrounding its preparation to ... Read more...

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India’s Beijing Olympic stars among six CWG brand ambassadors


July 27th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will be among six sportspersons named as brand ambassadors for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) ... Read more...

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Bindra to lead Indian sportspersons in Queen’s Baton Relay


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra will be among the host of Indian sportspersons participating in the Queen's Baton Relay in London Oct 29. The Queen's Baton ... Read more...

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