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Pound’s drug remark about Jamaican athletes rubbished


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 15 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCo) has rubbished a claim by International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound that it is difficult to test Jamaican athletes because they ... 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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Olympics: Bolt admits to pressure ahead of 100m conquest


August 7th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has admitted to being under pressure to defend his men's Olympics 100 metres title in London.Shortly after storming to victory in a new ... Read more...

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Olympics: Carl Lewis expects ’surprise’ in men’s 100m event


August 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) American track and field legend Carl Lewis expects close competition in the men's 100 metres event in the London Olympics."I never do prediction on races. But ... Read more...

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Carl Lewis doubts Bolt’s Olympics 100m title defence


July 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS/CMC) Olympic legend Carl Lewis has cast doubts on sprint sensation Usain Bolt repeating his Beijing exploits at the London Olympics starting later this month. Jamaican Bolt ... Read more...

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Yahoo launches dedicated Olympic page


July 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Yahoo India launched a dedicated destination for the London Olympics 2012. The company has brought together a panel of experts comprising of Olympic gold medallists ... Read more...

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Olympian Carl Lewis barred from US state poll race


April 28th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 28 (IANs/EFE) New Jersey election authorities have decided that retired track and field star Carl Lewis, winner of nine Olympic gold medals, does not meet the residency requirement ... Read more...

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New Jersey rejects Carl Lewis’ bid for state Senate


April 27th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Nine-time Olympic champion' Carl Lewis has been prevented from running for the New Jersey Senate by the state's Lt. Governor.The New York Daily News quoted Lieutenant Governor ... Read more...

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Olympic medallist Carl Lewis in race for New Jersey Senate


April 13th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Former Olympic champion Carl Lewis has announced his plans to enter the American political arena and run for the New Jersey state senate.The athletics legend said he wants ... Read more...

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Olympic medallist Carl Lewis to run for New Jersey senate


April 12th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS/EFE) Athlete Carl Lewis, winner of nine Olympic gold medals, has announced that he plans to seek a state senate seat from New Jersey, where he ... Read more...

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Carl Lewis wants to run for the Senate


April 11th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The name, Carl Lewis connotes athletics to a lot of people but that may change in no time if this multiple Olympic gold medalist goes ... Read more...

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Late Indian-origin godman to boost Nepal’s tourism


January 9th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) Four years after he died, controversial Indian-origin godman Chinmoy Kumar Ghose - called Sri Chinmoy by disciples - will have his memory resurrected with followers unveiling ... Read more...

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Bolt puts assault on 400metres world record on hold


March 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Trelawny (Jamaica), Mar 19(ANI): Jamaican sprinter and three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has put on hold his plans to challenge American sprinter Michael Johnson's 400metres world record until after the 2012 ... Read more...

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Mystery man admits to spiking disgraced Johnson’s drink with anabolic steroid


December 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 26 (ANI): Disgraced 1988 Seoul Games 100 meter winner Ben Johnson has reportedly obtained an explosive confession from a mystery man who had access to the Olympic doping control room ... Read more...

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Remarks by the president and the first lady to the International Olympic Committee


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
Bella CenterCopenhagen, Denmark9:21 A.M. CESTMRS. OBAMA: President Rogge, ladies and gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs of the International Olympic Committee: I am honored to be here.I was born and raised ... Read more...

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Bolts can smash 100m record yet again, reckons Wells


August 28th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 28 (ANI): British athletic legend Allan Wells believes that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt can break his 100 metres world record again tonight.Just 12 days after running a staggering 9.58 seconds ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali beats Bradman to title of greatest sportsman


August 19th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.19 (ANI): Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali, 67, has been named the greatest sports star by Australia's No. 1 sporting magazine Alpha.Ali's record in professional boxing's most competitive ... Read more...

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Athletics world moves on from pioneers Lewis and Bubka


August 10th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By John Bagratuni Berlin, Aug 10 (DPA) Youngsters Carl Lewis and Sergei Bubka made a first impression in 1983 when the Olympic showcase sport of athletics finally held its first World Championships.The two ... Read more...

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MJ honoured for humanitarian efforts at Save the World Awards


July 25th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson was admired for his humanitarian efforts at the Save the World Awards in Austria on Friday evening.Stars attending the event ... Read more...

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Lewis greater than Phelps, greatest ever, says Christie


August 14th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) The sporting fraternity might be hailing American swimmer Michael Phelps as the greatest Olympian, but famous British sprinter Linford Christie feels otherwise. Christie, an Olympic gold medallist, ... Read more...

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History-maker Phelps takes his gold tally to 11


August 13th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) - Michael Phelps Wednesday rewrote the Olympic record books when he won his 10th and 11th gold medals in another awesome swimming session that saw six more world ... Read more...

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Winning three at Beijing, US swimmer Phelps now has a record 9 Olympic golds


August 13th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 13 (ANI): Michael Phelps, the US swimming sensation, became the fourth man to win a record nine Olympic gold medals when he cruised to victory in the men''s ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps close to achieving Olympic immortality


August 12th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) Michael Phelps dives into the pool Wednesday with Olympic immortality in sight. The American swimmer requires just one more gold medal to become the first Olympian to win ... Read more...

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Daley Thompson is Olympian most Brit gays want to date


August 6th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Daley Thompson has topped a list of Great British male Olympians that gay men in the country would love to take out on a date.The double Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics to see three fastest men in 100 metres sprint


July 18th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua) The Beijing Olympic Games will be unlike any before. No previous Olympics have seen the world's fastest trio who are all close contenders for the men's 100 metres ... Read more...

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