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The unsung ones behind India’s Olympic heroes


August 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Away from the glitz and glamour of celebrations to hail the heroes of India's most successful Olympic Games are the unsung non-governmental agencies that played a ... 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: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Friday


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.Athletics Men's shot put: Om Prakash Karhana Women's discus throw: Seema Antil and Krishna Poonia Women's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Thursday


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Thursday.Badminton: Women's singles quarterfinals: Saina Nehwal vs Tine Baun (Denmark) Men's singles quarterfinals: ... Read more...

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Schedule of events for Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday:Archery - Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday.Archery: Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Tuesday


July 31st, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Tuesday.Archery: Men's individual eliminations: Jayanta Talukdar vs Jacob Wukie (US), Tarundeep Rai ... Read more...

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Narang’s bronze will motivate Indian athletes: Maken (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken congratulated shooter Gagan Narang for winning India's first medal at the London Olympics and said his bronze will inspire other ... Read more...

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Narang’s medal will inspire other Indian athletes: Maken


July 30th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken Sunday congratulated shooter Gagan Narang for winning India's first medal at the London Olympics and said his bronze will inspire ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Monday


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Monday.Archery: women's individual eliminations: L. Bombayla Devi vs Kateryna Palekha (Greece)Badminton: ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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Schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympics Sunday


July 29th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes on day three of the London Olympic Games here Sunday.Archery: women's team eliminations: India vs Denmark.Badminton: ... Read more...

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India at London Olympics (Schedule)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eighty-one Indian athletes will take part in 13 sports at the London Olympics beginning Friday. The following is the schedule of their events:Archery: Even before ... Read more...

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List of Indian athletes at London


July 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The list of Indian athletes participating at the London Olympic Games - 81 athletes, the highest ever Indian contingent to Olympics, will take part in ... Read more...

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Indian athletes’ London tryst amid soaring expectations


July 26th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Carrying the hopes of a billion plus people back home, Indian athletes are supremely confident of returning with the richest medal haul from the Olympic ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons have gone to London thinking of gold


July 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian sportspersons no longer go to the Olympics thinking of the old dictum that participation matters, not winning. They have gone to London talking ... Read more...

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Indian flag hoisted at Olympic Village


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) At an elegant and colourful ceremony Sunday, the Indian contingent was formally welcomed and ushered into the London Olympics' Games Village here.Games Village Mayor Charles Allan ... Read more...

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Archers, lifters and Bindra arrive at Olympic village


July 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Ace rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, the 10-member archery team and the four weightlifters were among the first Indians to arrive in the Olympic Village here.Bindra, ... Read more...

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I can hope and try, not predict: Saina Nehwal (Interview)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Indian athletes are projected to win medals in a handful of disciplines at the London Olympics, but none is closer to the goal than iconic badminton ... Read more...

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We have not thought of pulling out of Olympics: Maken


March 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said his ministry had never thought of pulling Indian athletes out of the 2012 London Olympics over Dow Chemicals' ... Read more...

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IOA didn’t discuss boycott of Olympic ceremonies: Malhotra


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday denied reports in a section of the media that the apex body of India's sport decided ... Read more...

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Mumbai readies to kick off Marathon-2012 Sunday


January 14th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly 39,000 Mumbaikars -- ranging from celebrities, industrialists, women, senior citizens to minors, physically-challenged and commoners -- are readying themselves to run Sunday morning in ... Read more...

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Rs.260 crore allocated for London Olympics: Maken


December 8th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The government has allocated a budget of approximately Rs.260 crore for the participation of Indian athletes in the 2012 London Olympics, Sports Minister Ajay Maken ... Read more...

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Big star cast for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 26th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The 2011 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday should provide an intense competition what with some of the biggest names in the world of long-distance running ... Read more...

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Business, sports, tarot on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


October 6th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The books on the shelf this week are serious, informative and fun.1. "Uncommon Ground: Dialogues With Business and Social Leaders"; Written by Rohini Nilekani; ... Read more...

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President confers Narang with Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 19 athletes


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka ... Read more...

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World Championships: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda qualifies for final round


August 29th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 29 (IANS) Discus thrower Vikas Gowda kept alive India's medal hopes as he qualified Monday for the final round of the event at the World Athletics ... Read more...

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19 Arjuna Awards to be conferred this year


August 18th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) As many as 19 Arjuna awards will be given to sportspersons this year at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan Aug 29.Not more than 15 ... Read more...

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Eight athletes failing dope test is unusual: athletics coach


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Athletics coach Kuntal Roy, who will be conferred the Dronacharya Award, says eight internationally acclaimed Indian athletes failing dope Test is unusual and there is more ... Read more...

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Indian athletes should do blood tests every month: Johnson


July 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson, a double Olympic bronze medallist, says it is best for Indian athletes to get their blood tested every month by a ... Read more...

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NADA conducts surprise check in Bhopal


July 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) Saturday conducted a surprise check at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bhopal.NADA had already conducted search operations ... Read more...

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Whistle-blower doctor assaulted at NIS-Patiala, files complaint (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) Hours after he was allegedly assaulted by security personnel at the National Institute of Sports (NIS)-Patiala, Sajib Nandi, a suspended doctor who blew the whistle ... Read more...

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Whistle-blower doctor assaulted at NIS-Patiala


July 13th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 13 (IANS) Sajib Nandi, a suspended doctor of the National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala who blew the whistle on the systemic doping of players, was assaulted ... Read more...

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Anti-doping agency collects 91 samples at Bangalore camp


July 12th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) Monday collected blood and urine samples of 91 athletes and checked medicine and food supplements at the Sports Authority of India's ... Read more...

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Ashwini, Priyanka’s B-samples test positive


July 11th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The 'B' sample of athletes Ashwini Akkunji and Priyanka Pawar have also tested positive for banned anabolic steroids.Ashwini and Priyanka failed the dope test last ... Read more...

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