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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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IOC respects Lukashenko ban: Rogge


July 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge says his organization respects the decision of the British Home Office to deny London Games accreditation to Belarusian ... Read more...

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Olympics: Belarus denies boycott rumours


July 27th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has no plans to boycott the Olympics after President Alexander Lukashenko was refused entry to Britain, the Belarusian minister for sports and tourism said.Lukashenko ... Read more...

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IOC, London organisers deny banning Belarus president


July 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the organisers of the 2012 London Games Wednesday denied they had banned Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko from attending the ... Read more...

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Steve Redgrave is public’s choice to light Olympic cauldron


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Steve Redgrave, who won five golds for rowing in five separate Olympics, is the British public's choice to light the Olympic cauldron in Friday's opening ... Read more...

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Haryana grooms sporting talent for India’s future


November 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) As athletes from Haryana make the country proud with their achievements in international events like the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, the state government has ... Read more...

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China grab five golds in track cycling at Asian Games


November 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Guo Shuang and Zhang Lei both grabbed gold medals, winning women and men's sprint races Wednesday to help China wrap up the track cycling events with five gold ... Read more...

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CWG: India set for record gold haul, thrash Pakistan in hockey (Night Lead)


October 10th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India scored an emphatic win over arch-rivals Pakistan in men's hockey for a semifinal berth as archers, wrestlers, shooters and a tennis star Sunday bagged five ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Kumar, Singh bag golds; Tejaswini disappoints (Second Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian shooters Vijay Kumar and Gurpreet Singh brought the country its sixth gold from the ranges by winning the 25-metre rapid fire pistol pairs event ... Read more...

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Wrestler Anil wins fifth gold for India, beats Australian in 96kg category finals


October 5th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.5 (ANI): It has been a great day for India so far on Tuesday, with its participants in the XIXth Commonwealth Games nailing five golds. Apart from the five ... Read more...

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Top shooters may miss Commonwealth Games squad, says national coach


August 25th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Some of the top shooters may miss the Commonwealth Games as the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) is not going to take past records and ... Read more...

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India finish with 14 medals in junior Asian wrestling


July 12th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian team bagged a gold and a silver medal on the concluding day of the junior Asian Wrestling Championships at Manila, the Philippines, to finish with ... Read more...

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India bag five golds, take tally to 10 in Asian Youth Games


July 3rd, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indian athletes kept up their fine performance as they won two more golds to take their tally to 10 medals at the Asian Youth Games in Singapore ... Read more...

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Taiwan urged to change its sports policy after poor Olympics


August 22nd, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 22 (DPA) Taiwan's (Chinese Taipei) academics and sports professionals, upset by the country's poor performance at the Beijing Olympics, are urging the government to rethink its sports policy.But there are ... 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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Turkey eyes five gold medals at the Olympics


July 31st, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) Turkey has set a target of five golds and more than ten medals at the forthcoming Beijing Olympics, said Mehmet Atalay, head of the Turkish Olympic delegation. "Beijing ... Read more...

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Russian wrestlers set to dominate Beijing Games


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Huang Jie Beijing, July 23 (Xinhua) Wrestling powerhouse Russia is looking forward to tightening its headlock in the forthcoming Beijing Olympics starting Aug 8. Russia's male wrestlers are a dominant force ... Read more...

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China, Russia to fight for shooting honours at Beijing


July 17th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 17 (Xinhua) The forthcoming Beijing Olympics starting Aug 8 will witness a bitter rivalry between the Chinese and Russians in the shooting event. China and Russia are considered two powerhouses ... Read more...

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China’s supremacy in diving unshakeable (Preview)


July 15th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 15 (Xinhua) The powerful Chinese diving team is unlikely to surrender its dominance at the upcoming Olympics on home soil after confirming its supremacy throughout the season. China has undisputed ... Read more...

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