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Sindhu knocks out London gold winner out of China Masters (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Changzhou, Sep 14 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu played the match of her life to knock London Olympics gold winner Li Xuerui out of the China Masters Superseries badminton event here ... Read more...

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Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.During the session Thursday, ... Read more...

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Would have loved to hear national anthem: Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) London Olympics silver medallist Sushil Kumar said he wanted to win the gold in the men's 66kg freestyle wrestling event and hear India's national anthem.Sushil ... Read more...

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I will be happy if athletes improve their records: Bahadur singh


July 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India athletics coach Bahadur Singh says he will be happy if his 14 wards better their career best performance at the London Olympics.The Indian squad includes ... Read more...

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After hockey, shooting is India’s most successful Olympic sport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooting Monday became the second sport after men's hockey to fetch India more than two medals down the years at the Olympics, with the success ... Read more...

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Olympics swimming: Rochte claims gold, Phelps off podium (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men's 400 metres individual medley, ... Read more...

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Olympics: South Korea’s Park reinstated for final after disqualified (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) South Korean swimming sensation Park Tae Hwan won an appeal against disqualification in the men's 400m freestyle heats and was reinstated for Saturday evening's final of ... Read more...

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Azerbaijan promises $500,000 for Olympics gold winner


July 4th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), July 4 (IANS) President Ilham Aliyev of the oil-rich Azerbaijan has signed a decree promising handsome bonuses to the country's sportsmen and coaches who win medals in ... Read more...

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Boxer Shiva enters semis of Olympic qualifiers


April 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 9 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa humbled Athens Olympics silver medallist Worapoj Petchkoon of Thailand to enter the semifinals of the 56 kg category at the Asian ... Read more...

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India look for extra London Olympics TT berth


January 9th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India is looking for an extra table tennis berth at the 2012 London Olympics, assuming one each in the men's and women's singles ... Read more...

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Safin may become Russian president: Sampras


November 1st, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian two-time Grand Slam winner Marat Safin, who has entered politics, has all chances to become the president in the next 20 years, former world ... Read more...

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Asiad, CWG gold winner Ashwini joins dope-tainted stars (Roundup)


July 4th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Ashwini Akkunji, the star of India's successful athletics campaign at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games who won three gold medals, is the latest ... Read more...

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Asiad, CWG gold winner Ashwini, Priyanka also fail dope test (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Ashwini Akkunji, who was a revelation at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games winning three gold medals, has failed the dope test along with another ... Read more...

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Saina reaches final, will attempt hat-trick of Indonesia Open titles (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 25 (IANS) Defending champion Saina Nehwal of India will take a shot at a hat-trick of Indonesia Open Super Series titles after she stormed into the final with ... Read more...

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Ashish Kumar first Indian gymnast to win Asiad medal (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Ashish Kumar Tuesday became the first Indian gymnast to win a medal in the Asian Games when he bagged a bronze in the men's floor event.Kumar secured ... Read more...

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Asian Games gymnastics: Ashish Kumar wins bronze in men’s floor


November 16th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's Ashish Kumar won the bronze in the men's floor final of the gymnastics event at the Asian Games here Tuesday.Kumar secured the bronze with an aggregate score ... Read more...

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Wasps kill Special Olympics gold winner


October 18th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 18 (IANS) A player of the gold medal winning team that participated in the last Special Olympics in China was stung to death by wasps in Himachal Pradesh, an official ... Read more...

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Ace shooter Gagan Narang is standard bearer


October 14th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang, who emerged as the best Indian athletes with four gold medals, was given the honour to carry the national flag during the ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: Triple jumper Renjith wins fourth bronze (Second Lead)


October 12th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India's Renjith Maheswary won the fourth bronze of the day from the track and field events by finishing third in the men's triple jump at the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Second Nigerian athlete tests positive


October 12th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A second Nigerian tested positive for a banned substance at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Nigerian hurdler Samuel Okon tested positive for a banned stimulant, barely 24 hours ... Read more...

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CWG: Nigerian gold winner fails dope test, first at Delhi (Afternoon Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Nigerian women's 100 metres gold winner has flunked dope test, the first dope case at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.Osayemi Oludamola, who was awarded the gold after Australian ... 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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Gold winner Deepika was always on target - with mangoes!


October 10th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jharkhand, Oct 10 (IANS) She would aim for mangoes on trees and the stone would never miss its target! Deepika Kumari, daughter of an auto-rickshaw driver in Ranchi, could not have known ... Read more...

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CWG archery: Deepika wins gold, Dola bronze (Lead)


October 10th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Young archery sensation Deepika Kumari won a gold while veteran Dola Banerjee ended up with a bronze in the women's recurve individual event of the ... Read more...

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CWG: Rs.10 lakh reward for archery team gold winner Deepika


October 10th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 10 (IANS) Jharkhand lass Deepika Kumari, a member of the Indian women's archery team that won a gold at the Commonwealth Games, is richer by Rs.10 lakh, with state Chief ... Read more...

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CWG: Weightlifter Ravi bags 11th Gold; India sparkles with 22 medals on Day-3 (update)


October 6th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Weightlifter Ravi Kumar lifted a Games record of total 321kg (146kg snatch and 175kg clean & jerk) in the 69kg category event to win the 11th ... Read more...

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CWG: India continue winning spree on day-3 with 10 Gold, 7 silver, 4 bronze medals


October 6th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Indian wrestlers and shooters continued their winning spree on the third day of the Commonweatlh Games, as they pushed the Indian medal tally to 21; bagging ... Read more...

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CWG: India bags 10th Gold medal, as wrestler Rajender beats Azhar of Pakistan in 55 Kg


October 6th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Indian wrestler Rajender Kumar on Wednesday beat Pakistani wrestler Azhar Hussain in the final match of Greco Roman wrestling competition in the 55 kilogram category, during ... Read more...

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Weightlifter Renu Bala Chanu wins ninth gold for India in CWG


October 6th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): After Omkar Singh won the 50metre Pistol final shooting gold with a score of 653.6 points, Renu Bala Chanu won the ninth gold for India on ... Read more...

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CWG: Omkar Singh wins gold medal in 50 m Pistol


October 6th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): India's Omkar Singh has won the 50metre Pistol final, shooting for gold at the XIXth Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.Singh scored 653.6 points.Earlier, shooter Anisa Sayyed ... Read more...

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Anisa Sayyad shoots gold in 25m pistol in Commonwealth Games


October 6th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.6 (ANI): Shooter Anisa Sayyed won gold in the women 25 m pistol event, while Sarnobat Rahi clinched a silver medal at the XIXth Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday.Anisa ... Read more...

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Narang defeats Bindra to win gold in 10 m air rifles (Singles)


October 6th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): In the mother of all shooting battles on the third day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games today, World Champion Gagan Narang beat Olympian gold winner Abhinav ... Read more...

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CWG: Bindra, Narang to lock horns in 10 m air rifles, 28 gold medals at stake


October 6th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): India will look to strengthen its position in the medals tally on the second day of the Commonwealth Games as 28 gold medals are up for ... Read more...

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CWG: Tejaswani, Lajjakumari win silver medal in 50m rifle


October 5th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Shooters Tejaswini Sawant and Lajjakumari won silver medals in the 50m rifle event at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.Earlier, shooters Anisa Sayeed and Rahi Sarnobat gave ... Read more...

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India gets first gold in CWG: Bindra, Narang win in air rifle event


October 5th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Olympian gold winner Abhinav Bindra and World Champion Gagan Narang won their first gold medals for India in the Pairs 10 m Air Rifle Mens event ... Read more...

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