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Olympics judo: Cuba’s Ortiz wins gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cuban judoka Idalys Ortiz won the gold in the women's +78kg category at the Olympics here Friday.Ortiz was awarded the victory over Mika Sugimoto from ... Read more...

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Gold for France’s Decosse in women’s 70 kg judo


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Lucie Decosse took the women's 70 kg judo gold at the Olympics Wednesday, beating Germany's Kerstin Thiele by waza-ari in the final.Decosse won ... 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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Galstyan wins first gold for Russia in judo


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian judoka Arsen Galstyan won his country's first Olympic gold medal in London Saturday, beating Japan's Hiroaki Hiraoka in the 60 kg final.It took the ... Read more...

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Want to promote Indian wrestling talent: Raj Kundra


May 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Britain-based businessman Raj Kundra has collaborated with actor Sanjay Dutt for India's first professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) league called "Super Fight League" (SFL). ... Read more...

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Teach girls martial arts for self-protection: President


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) The security of women should be of prime concern for law-enforcing authorities as well as society, President Pratibha Patil said here Wednesday, terming self-protection "the ... Read more...

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Ramdev threatens to form armed force, government slams him (Intro Roundup)


June 8th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Haridwar, June 8 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Wednesday threatened to form an armed force if there was a repeat of the police crackdown against him. The government reacted sharply, ... Read more...

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Ramdev talked of training youth in self-defence: Aide


June 8th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Haridwar, June 8 (IANS) Baba Ramdev's associate Acharya Balkrishna Wednesday clarified that the yoga guru did not intend to create an armed force of youth but only ... Read more...

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Putin plays ice hockey with teenagers


April 18th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin showed that he is still active. Putin is known for taking part in extreme sports and his recent act was nowhere less ... Read more...

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Kashmiri women turn to combat sports - and win (With Images)


March 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) When the hijab-clad Sabiya Kirmani won a gold in the first international championship in thang ta, a Manipuri martial art, she scored a victory not only ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan: Son Ibrahim Wins Gold- Makes Him A Proud Father


January 28th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to reports Ibrahim has recently received a gold medal for excelling in Judo at the Nirmal Lifestyle International School Sports League. Now considering the fact that martial arts is an extremely ... Read more...

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Two convicted in Orissa for judo coach’s murder


December 13th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) A fast track court in this Orissa capital convicted two people Monday in the sensational murder of judo coach Biranchi Das, a government lawyer said.Judge Vivekananda Das held ... Read more...

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Women, teenage girls undergo martial arts training in Noida


November 28th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Noida, Nov.28 (ANI): Women, including teenage girls, are undergoing basic martial arts training like judo and karate here, to counter chain snatchers, robbers and eve-teasers.Housewives and young girls at ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin’s Heavy Makeup Could Not Conceal His Blemishes


October 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At a meeting with the leadership of Ukraine in Kiev, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was apparently noticed with heavy make- up and an over application of ... Read more...

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Putin Hides Dark Eyes With Makeup


October 29th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Halloween is not due until Sunday but it seems that the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin cannot wait for it. Recently Putin was ... Read more...

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Jackie Chan wants ‘wushu’ to be officially recognised at Olympic games


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 22 (ANI): While Beijing is scheduled to host the Sportaccord Combat Games 2010 just a few weeks from now, international kungfu film star Jackie Chan, has expressed his hope that ... Read more...

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Farah Against Sajid’s Decision!


August 11th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Colors "India's Got Talent Khoj 2 and Sony TV's "Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega 3' , somewhere lies on the same line as both are ... Read more...

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Russian president sparks Twitter rush among his officials


July 16th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 25 senior Russian officials have followed the president and opened accounts on the micro blogging site Twitter. "The blogosphere has become very popular because the president ... Read more...

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Chris Leben Takes Down Yoshihiro Akiyama


July 4th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UFC 116 clash between Chris Leben and Yoshihiro Akiyama was a highly anticipated one as the latter's judo expertise and the formers street brawling techniques ... Read more...

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Don’t curb sports bodies’ autonomy, IOC warns India


May 12th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned India not to take away the autonomy of sports federations, failing which there would be consequences. In a letter to Sports ... Read more...

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Free karate training to 16 lakh girl students


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) Sixteen lakh girl students from government schools in Bihar will be taught judo and karate for self-defence. A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made the announcement at the ... Read more...

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For a woman, being mentally alert is greatest weapon (Special to IANS)


September 6th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sensei Prem Menon What should a woman do if a knife wielding man demands her mobile phone when she is alone? Surprise him by offering it to him. Or fling it ... Read more...

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Wushu Championship a big draw in Shillong


September 5th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
By D. HenpilenShillong, Sep.5 (ANI): The 7th Meghalaya Wushu Championship attracted a large number of martial art enthusiasts to Shillong.'Wushu', derived from traditional Chinese martial arts, is a combination of Taekwondo, ... Read more...

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Girls in Abohar take a liking to martial arts


June 28th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar SinghAbohar, June 28 (ANI): Many girls in Punjab's Ferozepur District have developed a liking for martial arts, and some wish to learn it as a self defence technique to ward ... Read more...

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China steals a march over India, announces global broadcast of Asian Games


March 26th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.26 (ANI): Even as Indian capital New Delhi continues to wrestle with the myriad obstacles coming in the way of it hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games between October 3 and 14, ... Read more...

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German female Olympians pose in the buff for Playboy


August 15th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Four German Olympic sportswomen have posed in the buff for Playboy.Hockey ace Katharina Scholz, 25, sailor Petra Niemann, 30, canoeist Nicole Reinhardt, 32, and judo star Romy ... Read more...

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Chinese judoka Xian retains Olympic gold


August 10th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) The 33-year-old Chinese judo veteran and defending champion Xian Dongmei, who gave birth to her daughter 18 months ago, won China's first judo gold medal at the Beijing ... Read more...

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Cuba, Argentina win medals in Olympics judo


August 10th, 2008 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Athletes from Cuba and Argentina won their first medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Saturday after bagging the silver and bronze in women's 48-kg category judo competition, Spain's ... Read more...

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Khumujam Tombi Devi loses Olympics judo bout


August 9th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) India's woman judoka Khumujam Tombi Devi lost to Ana Hormigo of Portugal in the round of 32 in the 48kg category at the Olympics Games here Saturday. Read more...

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Iraq to disscuss Olympics issue with IOC: Report


July 27th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, July 26 (DPA) An Iraqi delegation will hold talks with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Switzerland over the weekend on sending athletes to the Beijing Olympics. The Aswat al-Iraq news ... Read more...

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