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Olympic wrestling: Burroughs wrestles to gold in US-Iran match


August 11th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jordan Burroughs of the US took gold in a close final in the men's 74 kg against Saeed Goudarzi of Iran.With loud cheers from American ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Strombergs retains BMX gold medal


August 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Latvia's Maris Strombergs became the first Olympian to retain a BMX title with victory in the men's final Friday.The double World Champion won the first ... Read more...

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Olympic decathlon: Eaton grinds out gold for US


August 10th, 2012 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ashton Eaton of the US toiled to Olympic gold in the men's decathlon Thursday with an overall score of 8,869 points.Eaton led by 151 points ... Read more...

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Olympic long jump : America’s Reese wins women’s gold


August 9th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double world champion Brittney Reese leaped 7.12 metres to win Olympic gold in the women's long jump Wednesday.Russia's Yelena Sokolova posted a personal best of ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Berki slays Brits for pommel horse gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double World Champion Krisztian Berki kept his cool under immense pressure to beat two British gymnasts to the Olympic gold in the men's pommel horse ... Read more...

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Gyurta wins 200m breaststroke gold, sets world record


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungary's double world champion Daniel Gyurta won the 200 metres breaststroke gold Wednesday, setting a new world record.Gyurta clocked 2 minutes, 7.28 seconds, two tenths ... Read more...

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Mutai, Kabuu squeeze into Kenya’s Olympic marathon squad


May 18th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 18 (IANS) Geoffrey Mutai and Lucy Kabuu dusted themselves from missing out on their country's marathon team for London Olympics by winning the men's 10,000m and women's 5,000m ... Read more...

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Vettel gets away with his idiot remark and obscene gesture


March 30th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Reigning Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel got away with his "idiot" remark as well as the obscene gesture of showing his middle finger to ... Read more...

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Force India’s Hulkenberg sets second fastest time in Barcelona


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 22 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg drove 97 laps on the first day of the second pre-season testing here, finishing second fastest to compatriot and defending champion ... Read more...

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India to be motorsports hub in South Asia


October 31st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Riding on the stupendous success of the inaugural Formula One race in the country, the organisers, Jaypee Sports International (JPSI), want to turn the Buddh ... Read more...

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‘Baby Schumi’ keeps alive German legacy in Formula One


October 30th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Formula One's youngest double World Champion Sebastial Vettel, who has been dubbed "Baby Schumi", Sunday kept alive the rich German legacy of motorsports after the ... Read more...

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Buddh International Circuit comes in for huge praise


October 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) The motorsports world gave a big thumbs-up to the Indian Grand Prix organisers Sunday for hosting a phenomenal Formula One race in the country.BIC, promoted ... Read more...

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Indian Grand Prix a job well done (Comment)


October 30th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
If anything, the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix at Greater Noida Sunday gave birth to a new culture of motorsport in a country that otherwise is obsessed with cricket, Bollywood ... Read more...

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Untouchable Vettel wins Indian GP


October 30th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastain Vettel led from start to finish to became the first to win the action-packed Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit ... Read more...

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Formula One drivers pay tributes to Wheldon and Simoncelli


October 29th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) The glamorous Formula One drivers got emotional just for a fleeting moment to pay a quiet, special tribute to British IndyCar racer Dan Wheldon and ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan goes quicker on second day of Valencia test


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, Feb 3 (IANS) While stressing that the time is not important, India's Narain Karthikeyan, wearing a brand new Hispania Racing suit, upped his pace to clock a best of one minute, ... Read more...

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Everything on track for Commonwealth Games: Kalmadi


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the chairman of the Comonwealth Games Organising Commitee, said Thursday he is confident that everything will fall in place in time for the Oct 3-14 ... Read more...

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There has been no overtaking in F1 for 20 years: Button


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 2 (ANI): Fernando Alonso has warned F1 fans that if they want to see a lot of overlapping on the racing circuit, they should very well forget about Formula One. ... Read more...

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Formula 1: Good outing for Force India


February 27th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 27 (IANS) Force India enjoyed another good outing on the second day of the pre-season Formula One test as Vitantonio Liuzzi turned in the fourth fastest lap of the day ... Read more...

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Hamilton re-ignites feud with former teammate Alonso


January 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11(ANI): Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton has re-ignited his feud with former teammate Fernando Alonso by reminding him that he was beaten by a rookie when they drove for ... Read more...

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Button, Stewart named in New Year’s honours list


December 30th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.30 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button and Ross Brawn, his team boss, will be honoured in the New Year's honours list. Beth Tweddle, the double world champion gymnast, will receive ... Read more...

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Button, Hamilton will be allowed to duel on track


November 29th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Britain's world champion team-mates Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton will be allowed to duel on track as hard as they can next season, but with respect for each other, ... Read more...

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Button joins Hamilton in McLaren ‘dream team’


November 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (DPA) Jenson Button will partner fellow Briton Lewis Hamilton at McLaren-Mercedes from next year in a "dream team" of the Formula One world champions of the past two years ... Read more...

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Force India’s Sutil improves timing in F1 test session


March 11th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, March 11 (IANS) Force India's Adrian Sutil improved his lap time by one minute, 21.834 seconds around the 4.655 km Circuit de Catalunya on the second day of the four-day Formula ... Read more...

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Sutil enjoys extended run for Force India


March 5th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez, March 5 (IANS) With cold and windy conditions prevailing, Adrian Sutil of Force India managed 79 laps with a best of one minute, 21.411 seconds as the official test session concluded ... Read more...

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F1 champ Hamilton pitches for responsible boozing!


December 11th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.11 (ANI): Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton took to the wheel in a London black cab to back an anti-drink-drive campaign on Wednesday. According to The Mirror, Hamilton teamed up ... Read more...

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Boxing gold for Enkhbat and Zou


August 24th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (DPA) Badar-Uugan Enkhbat of Mongolia outclassed his Cuban opponent to take gold in the men's bantamweight (54kg) boxing final Sunday while China's Zou Shiming claimed victory in the light ... Read more...

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