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Boat Breaks Speed Record in San Francisco


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly advanced multihull sailboat DCNS hydroptere amazingly sets the record for the fastest time over a one nautical mile distance on the afternoon of Friday ... Read more...

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Defeated Pistorius questions rules


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) In a night that should have belonged to Paralympic Games superstar Oscar Pistorius, Alan Oliveira of Brazil had not read the script for the T44 men's ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: I have nothing left to prove, says Bolt (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a show of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres here ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt claims historic double with 200m gold (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a display of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hoy gives Britain another gold in Velodrome


August 8th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) British track cyclist Chris Hoy became his country's greatest ever Olympian when he won the sixth gold medal of his career at the Velodrome at the ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympics Athletics: Sally Pearson fastest hurdler, reinstated Toufiq triumphs (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Sally Pearson of Australia set a new Olympics record to win the gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles while reinstated Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi produced a ... Read more...

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Forget winning 200m title, Bolt tells Blake


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympics: Suhr soars over Isinbayeva, China still on top (World Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 7 (IANS) Double Olympic champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbaeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to American Jennifer Suhr and China held on to its top ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russian Zaripova wins 3000m steeplechase gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion Yuliya Zaripova of Russia took Olympic gold in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase Monday.Zaripova shook off the challenge of Tunisia's Habiba Ghribi ... Read more...

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Olympics: James on verge of 400m title


August 6th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Grenadian Kirani James came one step closer to adding an Olympic gold medal to his World title when he clocked a season-best time to win his semi-final ... Read more...

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Olympics athletics: Bolt, Blake headlines semi-finalists for 100m


August 5th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Defending champion Usain Bolt and nemesis Yohan Blake easily won their first round heats to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 100 metres at the London ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce upbeat ahead of 100-m semis


August 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce says she is very confident moving into the semifinals of the women's 100 metres here Saturday.The 25-year-old will line up in the ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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German GP: Hulkenberg 5th fastest, di Resta 9th


July 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg produced his season's best qualifying performance by setting the fifth fastest time at the Formula One German Grand Prix here Saturday ... Read more...

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Maldonado tops second practice at wet Hockenheim


July 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Williams' Pastor Maldonado was Friday fastest in a wet second practice for the Formula One German Grand Prix which ended early when seven-time world ... Read more...

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Button fastest in rain-hit German Grand Prix first practice


July 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Jenson Button set the pace in the rain-hit first practice session of the German Grand Prix by clocking the fastest time here ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang leads China’s medal charge in London


July 9th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) After a lacklustre performance at the Beijing Games, the Chinese track and field team led by star hurdler Liu Xiang is pinning medal hopes on eight ... Read more...

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Bolt beaten in 100m at Jamaican Olympic trials


June 30th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, June 30 (IANS) World champion Yohan Blake edged world record holder Usain Bolt to win the men's 100-metre in 9.75 seconds at the Jamaican Olympic Athletic Trials here.Blake Friday ... Read more...

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Phelps books 200m fly Olympic berth


June 29th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Michael Phelps booked an Olympic berth in the men's 200-metre butterfly as the 14-time Olympic champion cruised to victory at the US trials.Phelps, who holds ... Read more...

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Force India make top-10 at European GP qualifying


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 23 (IANS) Sebastian Vettel claimed third straight pole position for Red Bull at the Formula One European Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday while Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Podium for Ghorpade


June 16th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) India's Parth Ghorpade (Eurasia Motorsport) started his 2012 Formula Pilota Championship campaign on a bright note by finishing second in the opening race of Round 1 ... Read more...

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Force India’s di Resta 8th fastest in Canadian GP qualifying


June 10th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 10 (IANS) Sahara Force India' s Paul di Resta set the eighth fastest time in the FormulaOne Canadian Grand Prix here Saturday while his teammate Nico Hulkenberg finished ... Read more...

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Monaco GP: Webber on pole, Hulkenberg miss top-10


May 26th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, May 26 (IANS) Mercedes' Michael Schumacher was fastest at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday but his five-place grid penalty incurred from the last race elevated ... Read more...

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Blake warns Bolt with convincing 100m win


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Cayman Islands), May 11 (IANS/CMC) World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake stormed to the second fastest time in the world this year to win the 100 metres at the ... Read more...

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Star hurdler Liu Xiang wins Kawasaki meet


May 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 6 (IANS) China's star hurdler Liu Xiang recorded his first win of the outdoor season, storming to top in the men's 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF Golden ... Read more...

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World Endurance: Karun and team qualify eighth (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorrchamps (Belgium), May 5 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his team JRM Racing, which also includes David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, qualified eighth in the second round of the FIA ... Read more...

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Chandhok eighth fastest in World Endurance qualifier


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), May 5 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok, driving for JRM Racing, set the eighth-fastest time in the qualifier for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship here Friday.Chandhok ... Read more...

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Bolt will face stiff challenge from Blake: Holmes


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) British two-time Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes feels that sprint star Usain Bolt will face a tough fight from his 22-year-old Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake to ... Read more...

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Alonso fastest on day one of mid-season test


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), May 2 (IANS) Fernando Alonso brought joy to the Ferrari fans gathered at the Mugello Circuit here by setting the fastest time on a rain-affected opening day of ... Read more...

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Blake clocks this year’s fastest 100m


April 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), April 16 (IANS) Yohan Blake of Jamaica, the reigning world 100-metre champion, clocked 9.90 seconds in cold and rainy conditions at the UTech Classic athletics meet to set ... Read more...

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Chinese GP: Rosberg takes maiden F1 pole, Force India out of top-10


April 14th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 14 (IANS) Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took his maiden pole position in Formula One racing by topping the times sheets in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday. Force ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan makes the starting grid of Malaysian GP


March 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 24 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan has made the cut for the Malaysian Grand Prix after lapping his HRT within 107 percent of the fastest ... Read more...

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Hamilton bags pole in Australia


March 17th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position in the eventful qualifying session of the season opening Australian Grand Prix here Saturday. Nico Hulkenberg of Sahara Force India ... Read more...

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Di Resta third fastest as second pre-season test ends


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 25 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta completed 101 laps on the concluding day of the second pre-season test and set the third fastest time here at ... Read more...

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