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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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Olympics: Bolt retains sprint titles, US overtakes China in medal tally (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt became the first man to retain 100 and 200 titles at the Olympics Thursday by winning the 200-metre heat while the US ... Read more...

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After hockey, shooting is India’s most successful Olympic sport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooting Monday became the second sport after men's hockey to fetch India more than two medals down the years at the Olympics, with the success ... Read more...

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China, US to battle it out for top position in London


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) China beat long-time Olympic powerhouse United States in the number of gold medals at Beijing 2008 but in London it might be a different story.China ... Read more...

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China to send 396-strong team to London Olympics


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China will send 396 athletes in 23 sports categories for the upcoming London Olympic Games, it was announced Tuesday.The team, consisting of 171 men and 225 ... Read more...

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29 Olympic champions to spearhead China at London Games


July 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Spearheaded by 29 Beijing Olympic champions, China will bid to confirm supremacy at the London Olympic Games.China Tuesday announced its 396-strong team including 29 Beijing Olympic ... Read more...

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Indian swimmers win gold, not Olympic berth


July 6th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indians Virdhawal Khade and Sandeep Sejwal won gold medals at the 7th Singapore Open Swimming Championships, a qualifying event for the 2012 London Games, but ... Read more...

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National Games: Services continue to head medal tally


February 25th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Services continued to head the overall medals tally at the ongoing National Games, winning 62 golds, 45 silvers and 38 bronzes till Thursday.They were followed by Manipur with ... Read more...

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Bronze Age leaders used power effectively to create stable social system


January 12th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) has shown that leaders in the Bronze Age knew how to use power effectively in order to create notably stable ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four golds take India’s tally to 14 (Roundup)


November 26th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) Four golds in athletics, boxing and kabaddi came India's way on the penultimate day of the Asian Games Friday to take the country's tally to 14. With three ... Read more...

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Hurdlers Ashwini, Abraham; boxer Vikas Krishan win Asiad golds (Roundup)


November 25th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) Hurdlers Ashwini Chidananda and Joseph Abraham and boxer Vikas Krishnan won a gold apiece, while a silver and three bronzes took India's tally to 53 after 13 days ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Ashwini Chidananda, Joseph Abraham win 400m hurdles golds (Evening Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) India's Ashwini Chidananda and Joseph Abraham won a gold apiece in the women's and men's 400 metres hurdles, while three bronzes boosted the country's Asian Games tally to ... Read more...

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Boxer Mary Kom settles for bronze, India’s Asiad tally at 46 (Evening Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) World champion boxer MC Mary Kom had to settle for a bronze as did compatriot Kavita Goyat, while an archery silver and bronzes in men's boxing and ... Read more...

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Indian women lift Asiad bronzes in squash, boxing (Afternoon Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian women were in the forefront at the Asian Games here Wednesday, with the squash team and boxer Kavita Goyat picking up bronze medals. Ashwini Chidananda Akkunji ... Read more...

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India down Pakistan 3-2 in Asiad hockey; medal tally at 24 (Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) India downed sub-continental rivals Pakistan 3-2 in men's hockey at the Asian Games Saturday, while silvers in golf and sailing and bronzes in snooker and squash took the ... Read more...

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Marion Jones training at San Antonio Silver Stars


December 1st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Antonio, Dec 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The disgraced athlete Marion Jones has been trying to make a comeback, and she has been training in this regard too.San Antonio Silver Stars coach ... Read more...

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India finish with 14 medals in junior Asian wrestling


July 12th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian team bagged a gold and a silver medal on the concluding day of the junior Asian Wrestling Championships at Manila, the Philippines, to finish with ... Read more...

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India finish at top of medals tally in South Asian Shooting


July 10th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Indian shooters finished at the top of medals tally in the 5th South Asian Shooting Championship in Bangladesh, winning 21 out of the 24 gold medals. India won ... Read more...

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India win one gold and three bronzes in archery World Cup


April 6th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The Indian men's recurve team of Rahul Banerjee, Mangal Singh Champia and Jayanta Talukdar clinched the gold medal, beating Great Britain 221-215 in the World Cup archery (Stage ... Read more...

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China warns Christie’s of `serious effects’ after auction


February 26th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (Xinhua) China has condemned the auction in Paris of two bronze sculptures that were taken from its Summer Palace in 1860 and said it would have "serious effects on ... Read more...

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37 World, 77 Olympic records broken as Games go on in Beijing


August 22nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 22 (ANI): A total of 37 world and 77 Olympic records had been shattered at the ongoing Beijing Olympic Games by Thursday night, organizers said today.Announcing this, Liu ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers who missed medals finishing fourth


August 20th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) It was the first time at the Olympic Games that two bronze medal were awarded in wrestling. Indian Sushil Kumar, given a reprieve after his first round loss, ... Read more...

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Masterpieces of Himalayan bronzes at Christie’s


August 17th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) The Asian Art Week at Christie's here will bring together 330 works of great quality, rarity, and provenance, with a pre-auction estimate of over $17 million. The ... Read more...

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The secret behind Michael Phelps phenomenal success revealed


August 13th, 2008 - 5:13 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 12 (ANI): Swimmer Michael Phelps, who won his third gold on the third day since the Beijing Olympics kicked off last Friday, says that he never made breaking ... Read more...

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The Indian Olympics story - few successes, many heartbreaks (Lead)


August 12th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India has waited 112 years to get its first individual Olympics gold medal. The world's second most populous nation may be emerging as an economic superpower but ... Read more...

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The Indian Olympics story - few successes and narrow misses


August 12th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It has been a long painful 108-year wait before India got its first individual Olympics gold medal Monday. The world's second most populous nation may be emerging ... Read more...

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China, US celebrate Olympic gold rush


August 11th, 2008 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
By Zhou Yan Beijing, Aug 11 (Xinhua) China and the US were among the top three on the medal tally Sunday, with China holding six golds and two silvers, and the US ... Read more...

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Turkey pinning hopes on weighlifters in Olympics


July 27th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Ankara, July 27 (Xinhua) Turkey is pinning hopes on its weightlifters to win medals at the Beijing Games. The Turkish athletes won 10 medals - four golds, three silvers and three bronzes ... Read more...

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Russian wrestlers set to dominate Beijing Games


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Huang Jie Beijing, July 23 (Xinhua) Wrestling powerhouse Russia is looking forward to tightening its headlock in the forthcoming Beijing Olympics starting Aug 8. Russia's male wrestlers are a dominant force ... Read more...

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Foreign boxers to spar with Indian Olympic qualifiers


July 1st, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Indian boxers will be training for the first time with two Olympic teams -- Algeria and Sri Lanka- to sharpen their skills before the Beijing Olympics in ... Read more...

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Chandigarh has Chinese food with Punjabi flavour


April 11th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 11 (ANI): Punjabis are generally known for their spicy delicacies. But these days a lot of people in Chandigarh are finding a new craving for Chinese and Thai food. ... Read more...

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India win two silvers, two bronzes in Asian athletics


February 15th, 2008 - 11:28 pm ICT by admin
Doha, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian athletes won two silver and two bronze medals in the Asian Athletics Indoor Championships here Friday. Amarjeet Singh cleared 16.26 meters on his last jump to clinch ... Read more...

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