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Shuttler Sai Praneeth qualifies from main draw in Japan


September 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 18 (IANS) India's B. Sai Praneeth qualified for the main draw of the men's singles at the Japan Open Superseries here Tuesday.The 20-year-old won both his qualification rounds ... Read more...

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AIFF to felicitate heroes of 1951 and ‘62 Asian Games


August 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the ... Read more...

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Team Sushil celebrates Olympic silver


August 12th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar's team celebrated the Olympic silver Sunday and hailed the wrestler for making endless sacrifices that made him the only Indian individual athlete to ... Read more...

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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile) (Lead, correcting dateline)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became ... Read more...

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Stardom in Beijing, immortalized in London (Profile)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who achieved stardom in Beijing Games (bronze) four years ago, was immortalized in Indian wrestling in London Games (silver) as he became the ... Read more...

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Life comes a full circle for Mary Kom (Profile)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a country where world champions are a rarity, five-time boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom always had to shout for recognition. But all ... Read more...

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Olympics: Ukraine glide to gold in quadruple sculls


August 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine charged to an Olympic rowing gold in the women's quadruple sculls Wednesday, beating the world champion Germans by clear water.Ukraine's Kateryna Tarasenko, Nataliya Dovgodko, ... Read more...

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Cuban wins Olympic silver in judo


July 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuban judo athlete Yanet Bermoy had to settle for the silver medal in the 52-kg class after losing to North Korea's Kum Ae An Sunday at ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Chinese off to a good start


July 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.Fledgling shuttler Li Xuerui beat ... Read more...

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Indian boxers look to make a mark at the grandest stage (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The stage looks set for the Indian boxers to create history at the London Olympics. With eight boxers qualifying for the mega event, India is ... Read more...

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Olympics: India hope to get lion’s share from the ranges (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Indian shooters will be looking to improve their Beijing Games performance when they start their London Olympics campaign at the Royal Artillery Barracks here Saturday. ... Read more...

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It is good to be unknown: Vikas


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite being World No.6, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan believes "it is good to be unknown" and not be in the glare of the media."Too much publicity ... Read more...

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Boxer Vikas promises a fearless show in London


July 21st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is banking on his fearlessness for a medal at the London Olympics.Vikas, the second Indian after Vijender Singh to win a ... Read more...

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1968 Olympics: India’s slide in hockey begins (Sports Special)


July 14th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Behind the veneer of "unity" and "team spirit" that was projected to the public, Indian hockey was almost torn apart by petty politics, groupism and ego clashes in the months leading ... Read more...

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New case filed against Pinki Pramanik


July 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Another case was filed against athlete Pinki Pramanik Friday, this time alleging a criminal breach of trust.After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medallist ... Read more...

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Pinki’s treatment unjustified: NCW


July 12th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has said that athlete Pinki Pramanik was treated in an "unjustified manner" and it will send a team to ... Read more...

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Pinki: I was treated like animal, blackmailed


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, released from jail Wednesday, alleged that she was treated like an animal during gender tests and blackmailed for money by ... Read more...

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Pinki released from jail, alleges being framed (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and committing rape, was Wednesday released from a ... Read more...

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Pinki Pramanik released from jail


July 11th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) After spending 26 days in jail, Asian Games gold medal athlete Pinki Pramanik was Wednesday released from a correctional home in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas ... Read more...

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Bengal’s women sportspersons relieved at Pinki’s bail


July 11th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal's leading women sportspersons, who had come together to protest the treatment meted out to Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik by the authorities, ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes sex test (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently in judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination test Tuesday ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes sex test


June 19th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded in judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination ... Read more...

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Pinki to undergo medical test Tuesday (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody for alleged rape, will undergo a gender determination ... Read more...

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Pinki Pramanik suspended from railways’ job


June 17th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody has been suspended by the Eastern Railway, with whom ... Read more...

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Pinki to face gender test Monday


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and held for alleged rape, will Monday undergo gender determination test at a West ... Read more...

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Asiad gold medallist sent to judicial custody for ‘rape’ (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday remanded Asian Games gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik to 14 days' judicial custody after the athlete was accused of being a ... Read more...

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Arrested for rape, Asiad gold medallist Pinki presented in court


June 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Asian Games gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik, first detained and subsequently arrested on charges of "rape" after being accused of being a man, was presented ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Pinki accused of being male, held for ‘rape’ (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) In a sensational development, Asian Games gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was detained by police after a complaint was made that she is a male and ... Read more...

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Pinki Pramanik case: Gynaecologists talk of genetic reasons, sex change


June 14th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) As police Thursday detained Asian games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik after a complaint was filed that she is a male and has allegedly raped a woman, ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden quarterfinals in a Super Series Premier event stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Pinki accused of being male, held for ‘rape’ (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Asian Games gold medal-winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was detained by police after a complaint was made that she is a male and has allegedly raped a ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Kashyap stuns World No.3, Saina wins too


June 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap entered his maiden Super Series quarter-finals stunning top seed Chen Long of China in the Indonesia Open badminton tournament here Thursday. His compatriot ... Read more...

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Gold medallist Pinki accused of being male, held for ‘rape’


June 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Asian Games gold medal winning athlete Pinki Pramanik was arrested after a complaint was made that she is a male and has allegedly raped a woman, ... Read more...

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Steeplechase runner Sudha bags Olympic berth


June 8th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Huelva (Spain), June 8 (IANS) India's long distance runner Sudha Singh, an Asian Games gold medallist, has qualified for the 2012 London Games, breaking her own 3,000m steeple chase national ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Olympians to get Rs.11 lakh reward


June 1st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) All players from Haryana participating in the London Olympics next month will get a reward money of Rs.11 lakh each, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced ... Read more...

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