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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Intro Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Cuba’s ex-world champion boxer dead


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 22 (IANS) Cuban former world champion and 1972 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Douglas Rodriguez passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 61.Rodriguez died Sunday at home, ... Read more...

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50 Cent hospitalised


May 18th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has reportedly been hosptialised with a stomach virus.The 36-year-old tweeted a picture of himself surrounded by cuddly toys, including a giraffe, elephant ... Read more...

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Mary Kom makes a winning start in Asian Championship


March 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's five-time world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom began her campaign in the Asian Women's Championship at Ulaanbaatar Tuesday, defeating Thailand's Asian Games gold medallist ... Read more...

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Safin may become Russian president: Sampras


November 1st, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian two-time Grand Slam winner Marat Safin, who has entered politics, has all chances to become the president in the next 20 years, former world ... Read more...

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Mary Kom eases into semis of National Boxing


October 14th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom (51 kg) eased into the sem-finals of the Women's National Boxing Championship with a 17-0 victory over P. Nirosha of ... 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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Haryana to give jobs to outstanding players


December 26th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Outstanding sportspersons, especially medal winners at international events, will be offered jobs by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Sunday.Interacting with wrestler Ravinder Singh Sangwan, ... 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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India’s Asiad tally rises to 36, nine medals assured in boxing (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) A gold and silver in tennis and a bronze in archery took India's medal tally to 36 to retain the eighth spot on the tenth day of ... Read more...

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Tennis gold-silver, archery bronze take India’s Asiad tally to 36 (Evening Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) A gold and silver in tennis and a bronze in archery took India's medal tally to 36 on the tenth day of competitions at the Asian Games ... Read more...

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Bronze in archery, Mary Kom and Somdev eye medals (Afternoon Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian men's team won an archery bronze while World champion boxer Mary Kom and tennis star Somdev Devvarman were headed for a medal finish after 10 ... Read more...

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Deafening roar greets Indian contingent at CWG opener (Second Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium was drowned in a deafening roar as the Indian contingent marched for the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony with even President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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Mary Kom wins fifth World title, targets London Olympics


September 19th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After winning the World Women Boxing Championship title for a record fifth time, India's M.C. Mary Kom is now targeting a medal in this year's Asian Games ... Read more...

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Mary Kom stays on course for her fifth world title


September 16th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 16 (IANS) India's four-time world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom stayed on course for a record fifth world title as she moved into the semi-finals of the sixth Women's ... Read more...

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Aim is to win a medal at London Olympics: Mary Kom


July 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Mary Kom, four-time world boxing champion and a brand ambassador for the New Delhi Commonwealth Games, is disappointed that there is no women's event for her to ... Read more...

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Boxing Champion Amir Khan Is A “Filthy Mind”


May 2nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles , May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Once you pull the strings, truth always fumbles out no matter how hard one tries to cover it up. This is exactly the ... Read more...

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Andre Berto Successfully Fights For Haiti


April 11th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Florida, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andre Berto defeated Carlos Quintana in the eighth round to retain his Welterweight title. Andre Berto, a champion of the World Boxing Council, had pulled ... Read more...

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A&E “Intervention” Features Rocky Lockridge


April 6th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A&E's award winning show "Intervention" showcased a tail of success, pain and redemption where ex-lightweight champion boxer Rocky Lockridge was featured in the Monday ... Read more...

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Wii consoles replace physical education at schools Down Under


April 4th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 4 (ANI): The New South Wales (NSW) Department of Education and the Australian Sports Commission has come under fire for allowing children to play virtual tennis, baseball and boxing on ... Read more...

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Brit boxer to represent native Pakistan in CWG, London Olympics


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.5 (ANI): British boxer of Pakistani origin and younger brother of light-weight world champion boxer Amir Khan, Haroon Khan, has reportedly joined the Pakistan pugilist team for upcoming events, including the ... Read more...

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Evander Holyfield cancels Dr. Phil appearance over ‘dinner date disaster’


February 24th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, February 24 (ANI): Former champion boxer Evander Holyfield has scrapped a scheduled appearance with talk show guru Dr. Phil after their dinner date reportedly turned into a disaster.While Holyfield said ... Read more...

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Evander Holyfield, wife to appear on Dr. Phil Show to solve marriage woes


February 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Former world champion boxer Evander Holyfield and his wife Candi are said to be in talks to appear on the Dr. Phil Show in a bid to try ... Read more...

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Evander Holyfield’s Wife Accuses Him Of Physical Abuse


February 12th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Fayetteville, Georgia, Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Candi Holyfield, the wife of boxing champion Evander Holyfield has accused her husband of physically abusing her and has also obtained a restraining order ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Vijender among six sportspersons for Padma Shri (Lead)


January 25th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Dashing Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag, Olympic bronze-medal winning boxer Vijender Singh and world ranked badminton star Saina Nehwal were among the six sportspersons named for ... Read more...

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Kelly Pavlik Successful In Defending Title


December 20th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelly Pavlik, who is one of the most talented professionals boxers of present days, once again proved his worth in the heavily crowded match of Saturday ... Read more...

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Most fighters will think twice about fighting me: Amir Khan


December 7th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 7(ANI): Brit Asian boxer Amir Khan, whose conquest of America began with a sensational 76-second knockout victory over New York-based Jewish boxer Dmitriy Salita, has said that he is ... Read more...

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India boxers Mary Kom, Kavita win golds at Asian Indoor Games


November 4th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 4 (IANS) World Champion boxer M.C Mary Kom and Kavita Goyat won gold for India in the Asian Indoor Games here Wednesday. Other Indians, Sarita Devi and N. Usha lost their ... Read more...

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Jo Wood to appear in latest series of Strictly Come Dancing


August 16th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Jo Wood, the estranged wife of rockstar Ronnie Wood, will star in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing, it has emerged.It is reported that the 53-year-old is ... Read more...

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Roger accused of assaulting St. Vil


August 5th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 5 (IBNS) Roger Mayweather, 48, the uncle and trainer of champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., has been detained on charges of attacking Melissa St. Vil in her apartment. He now faces ... Read more...

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Tevez wants to show off his footwork on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’


June 6th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London,June 6(ANI): Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has revealed that he wants to show off his footwork on the British Television show 'Strictly Come Dancing'.The Argentinian believes that he could win the ... Read more...

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World’s oldest boxer wants to square up with `Rocky’ Stallone


May 24th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 24 (ANI): A Sydney father of seven, hailed as the world's oldest professional boxer, is shaping up to fight Hollywood hero Sylvester Stallone.Dexter "Dingo" Dunworth has started training for ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali voted Greatest Sportsman Ever


August 20th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Retired American boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been voted as The Greatest Sportsman Ever.The polling was carried out by Internet market research company www.onepoll.com on August 19.Ali ... Read more...

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