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Russian gymnasts had phones confiscated at Olympics

August 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's victorious rhythmic gymnasts had their telephones and computers confiscated before the Olympics to stop them being distracted, a member of the winning team said ... Read more...

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Aly Raisman posts and then deletes her clubbing tweet

August 10th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aly Raisman of the US gymnastics female team accidentally posted a tweet on her plans for the night. She tweeted on how her team and the male ... Read more...

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Paralysed Chinese gymnast seeks $1.8 bn compensation

April 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 30 (IANS) Sang Lan, a Chinese gymnast who suffered paralysis during the 1998 Goodwill Games, has filed a lawsuit here seeking $1.8 billion in compensation.In her lawsuit ... Read more...

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Chautala slams SAI, BCCI

December 2nd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Abhay Singh Chautala, who was chef-de-mission of the Indian contingent to the recently concluded Asian Games at Guangzhou, China, Thursday lashed out at the Sports Authority of ... Read more...

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Oz athletes denied chance to interact with media at Delhi airport

September 28th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28(ANI): Australia's gymnastics team for the Delhi Commonwealth Games was reportedly denied a chance to speak to the media after touching down at the Indira Gandhi airport late on ... Read more...

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Enjoying life is the secret to world’s oldest twins’ longevity

September 24th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): A pair of French sisters, who are world's oldest twins, have revealed that the secret to their longevity is joie de vivre, or quite simply enjoying life.Raymonde ... Read more...

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Gymnastics Canada confirms team for Delhi CWG

September 16th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.16 (ANI): Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) recently confirmed the gymnastics athletes and coaches named to Team Canada for the XIXth Commonwealth Games in Delhi, this October.The ... Read more...

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Dong Fangxiao Was 14 At Sydney Olympics In 2000

April 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Beijing, China, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday the International Olympic Committee stripped China of its 2000 Sydney Olympics Women's Gymnastics team bronze medal. The decision comes after the age ... Read more...

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China stripped of Sydney gymnastics bronze

April 29th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr.29 (ANI): China has been stripped of their women's gymnastics team bronze medal from the Sydney 2000 Olympics after one of the athletes falsified her age, the International Olympic Committee said ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics most watched event in U.S. TV history

August 27th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): NBC''s round-the-clock coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics has been declared the most watched event in U.S. TV history.Statistics released by Nielsen Media Research show that ... Read more...

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Liukin takes women’s all-around gold in gymnastics

August 15th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 15 (DPA) Nastia Liukin helped the United States women's gymnastics team make up for the disappointment of finishing second to China in the team competition by winning gold Friday in ... Read more...

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Chinese women dethrone U.S. to win first-ever gymnastics team gold

August 13th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA) China prevailed over reigning world champion the United States Wednesday to win a first ever Olympic gold medal in the women's gymnastics team event-but questions were still being ... Read more...

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Chinese coach cancels suicide plan after team gets gold

August 12th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) Coach Huang Xu was a relieved man Tuesday as China powered its way to the gold medal in the men's artistic gymnastics team event at the National Indoor ... Read more...

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Chinese-American gymnast excited about performing in Beijing

August 1st, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 1 (Xinhua) US gymnast Kevin Tan, who is of Chinese decent, says he was excited about being "back in China" to compete in the Olympics. "It's my first trip to ... Read more...

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Veteran Memmel named in US gymnastics Olympic team

July 21st, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua New York, July 21 (Xinhua) Former world champion Chellsie Memmel and veteran Alicia Sacramone earned spots in the US women's gymnastics team for the Beijing Olympics. They will be joined by reigning ... Read more...

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Russia’s ‘dream team’ unbeatable in Olympic rhythmic gymnastics

July 21st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Chen Yu Beijing, July 21 (Xinhua) Russia's "dream team" of world-class rhythmic gymnasts is widely expected to stage a perfect gold-winning show at the forthcoming Beijing Olympic Games as hosts China ... Read more...

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