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Olympics: Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan starts campaign against Allisop


July 28th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan will begin his Olympic journey when he faces Andrique Allisop of Seychelles in the first round of the lightweight category (60 kg) ... 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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Supreme Court to examine mercy killing plea


January 24th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it would examine whether the right to live granted under Article 21 of the Constitution allows for passive euthanasia (mercy killing). The ... Read more...

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Ultimate Fighter Finale 12 Main Card Highlights


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs Team Koscheck Finale which is also referred to as The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale pulled in many audience at the ... 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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Cris Cyborg Defeats Jan Finney In Strikeforce


June 27th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Jose, June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cris Cyborg defeated Jan Finney in Strikeforce Women's Middleweight Championship at San Jose California, USA, yesterday, June 26, 2010 and retained her Middleweight belt. ... Read more...

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Jens Pulver Hints Retirement After Defeat


March 7th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Ohio, March 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday's WEC's featherweight clash between former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver and Javier Vazquez, the latter seemed determined to make a win after his ... Read more...

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Van Damme all set for a kickboxing match with a Thai boxer


January 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kiev, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martial arts movie star Van Damme is trying to do a ‘real fight’ instead of a ‘reel fight’. He is all set to take part in ... Read more...

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Athlete who opened brothel to finance his Olympic bid may be disqualified


October 7th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct. 7 (ANI): New Zealand taekwondo practitioner Logan Campbell, who opened a brothel to finance his 2012 Olympic Games bid, may not be allowed to qualify for the championship, as he ... Read more...

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Chris John Defies Rocky Juarez, Retains Title


September 20th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Las Vegas, September 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the sources, boxer Chris John held his featherweight title in a bout against Rocky Juarez on Saturday night with an unanimous decision. ... Read more...

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Boxers upbeat about good show in World Championships


August 26th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Taking inspiration from their outstanding display at Beijing Olympics, Indian boxers will be looking to win the country its first medal in World Championships in Milan, Italy, ... Read more...

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Indian boxers settle for bronze in World Cup


December 14th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS) All four Indian boxers lost their semi-finals and had to settle for bronze in the World Cup here.Three of them went down to boxers from Cuba, a traditional ... Read more...

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Boxers Jitender, Lakra in World Cup semis


December 11th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian boxers Jitender Kumar and Antharesh Lakra moved into the semi-finals of World Cup here Thursday.Jitender thrashed Jo Gage of Wales 18-6 in the quarterfinals of the flyweight ... Read more...

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Lakra crashes out


August 11th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Anthresh Lakra's defensive ploy failed as he made an opening round exit from the Beijing Olympics' boxing competition after going down 5-9 to Athens Games bronze medallist Bahodirjon ... Read more...

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Schedule of Indian competitors in Olympics Monday


August 11th, 2008 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) The schedule of Indian competitors on the second day of competition at the 29th Olympics Games here Monday: Shooting: Gagan Narang and Abhinav Bindra (Men's10 m air rifle, ... Read more...

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