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Price wants to participate in Olympics


September 1st, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price is keen on being part of the Great Britain (GB) team in the 2016 Olympics and has already started practising horse ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom settles for bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) India's M.C. Mary Kom lost her semi-final bout to Nicola Adams of Great Britain 6-11 and settled for the bronze medal in the 51kg category of ... Read more...

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Olympic gymanstics: Mustafina wins first women’s gold for Russia


August 7th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Aliya Mustafina became the Olympic champion in women's uneven bars here Monday.Mustafina scored 16.133, beating reigning Chinese Olympic champion He Kexin, who took silver ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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Indians will be proud of Mary Kom, says husband


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom's husband Onler Kom said Monday that the pugilist made the country proud after assuring the country its fourth Olympic medal ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Saturday


August 4th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Saturday.Athletics Men's 20 km walk: Baljinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh and Irfan Kolothum Thodi Women's 3000m ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medal tally


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday:Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 18 11 4 33 US 15 8 ... Read more...

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Olympic: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the competition at the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the shooting competition of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally


August 1st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 10 6 3 19 US 7 7 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The following is the medals' tally of the 2012 London Olympics Monday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 8 4 2 14 US 3 5 5 13 Italy 2 ... Read more...

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Russia pound Britain 95-75 in Olympic basketball


July 30th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Russian men flew out of the blocks at the Olympic basketball tournament here Sunday, pounding hosts Great Britain 95-75.Russia, featuring NBA stars Andrei Kirilenko, Timofey Mozgov ... Read more...

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Welsh and Scott team snub the national anthem


July 27th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a lot of fury on Thursday night when members of the Welsh and the Scotts teams refused to sing the national anthem at the Olympics. ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gilbert eyes medal to end disappointing season


July 27th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert aims to win a medal in the men's cycling road race at the 2012 London Olympics to end his disappointing season."My season ... Read more...

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1992 Olympics: Indian hockey suffers due to indiscipline (Sports Special)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
In a desperate bid to extricate Indian hockey from the quagmire it had sunk into, Balkrishen Singh was brought back to coach the team for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.There was ... Read more...

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India beaten 1-2 by Spain in tri-nation meet


July 19th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 19 (IANS) India lost 1-2 to host Spain in the final league match of the Tri-Nation invitational hockey tournament, the final warm-up event ahead of the Olympic ... Read more...

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India lose to Britain in tri-nation hockey


July 15th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 15 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to Great Britain in the inaugural match of the tri-nation invitational hockey tournament, the team's final warm-up event ahead of the London ... Read more...

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European experience should stand in good stead for Olympics: Nobbs


June 24th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs warned his boys Sunday that there won't be room for errors against top European teams at the London Olympics.Nobbs said ... Read more...

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South Africa want apology for anthem fiasco


June 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) The South African Hockey Association has demanded an apology from the organisers of Investec London Cup women's tournament in Chiswick for the anthem fiasco ahead of ... Read more...

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India play Britain for podium finish; New Zealand-Argentina final


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) India's slim hopes of playing the Azlan SAhah Cup hockey final ended the moment Britain beat Pakistan 2-1, the finalist to play New Zealand was ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah: India bounce back to beat South Korea 2-1


May 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 25 (IANS) Five-time champions India bounced back from an opening match defeat to beat South Korea 2-1 with a last-minute strike from S.K. Uthappa in a closely ... Read more...

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India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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Scherzinger backs British music campaign


May 19th, 2012 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger has thrown her support behind a campaign celebrating the best of British music.The 33-year-old has joined British singers Jessie J, Florence ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney designs Britain’s Olympic team kit


May 17th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Fashion Designer Stella McCartney has designed the players' kit for British participants at the London Olympics, and it has been inspired by the nation's Union Jack ... Read more...

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British hockey coach amused at Indians’ discomfiture


May 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Great Britain coach Jason Lee seems to be getting vicarious pleasure seeing the Indians, who are here to play in the four-nation hockey tournament to ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team leaves for London


April 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team left here for London Friday to take part in a four-nation Olympic test event ahead of the 2012 Games.The 18-member ... Read more...

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Rooney won’t play Euro 2012, Olympics: FA


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) The English Football Association (FA) has assured Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson that his striker Wayne Rooney will not play in the Olympic Games and ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team to train in England


April 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 17 (IANS) Three-time Olympic hockey champions Pakistan will be training in England just before the 2012 London Games to fine-tune their preparations.Pakistan will be training at the Cannock ... Read more...

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Wenger says Wilshere cannot play in London Olympics


March 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said midfielder Jack Wilshere will not be allowed to play in the London Olympics even though he is available for ... Read more...

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Tata Steel, Wipro among world’s most ethical: Survey


March 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Tata Steel and Wipro have been named among the world's most ethical companies by the American think tank, Ethisphere Institute, company officials said.These are the only ... Read more...

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Karate champion convicted of abusing teenager


December 27th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) An international karate champion has been convicted of child abuse for sending a 13-year-old girl nearly 5,000 text messages and telling her that he was ready ... Read more...

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James Ellington looks for a sponsor on eBay


December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British athlete has turned to an unusual source to seek training funding. Sprinter James Ellington says he needs £30,000 to train for the upcoming Olympics ... Read more...

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Jet to operate all flights to London despite strike


November 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday said it would operate all its three flights to London Wednesday despite a 24-hour nationwide strike in Great Britain, an official said.The airline ... Read more...

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