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IOC bans Syrian hurdler for doping


August 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's 400-metre hurdler Ghfran Almouhamad has been disqualified from the London Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced ... Read more...

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Olympic judo: France’s Riner wins gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French judoka Teddy Riner won an Olympics gold in the men's 100+ kg category here Friday, beating Russia's Alexander Mikhaylin in the final.Riner, a bronze ... Read more...

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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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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Devendro shine on a dismal day (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after celebrating its first medal from the Games, India's campaign here stuttered Tuesday despite shuttler Parupalli Kashyap pulling off a remarkable upset while ... Read more...

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Olympic judo: Kim scores revenge over Bischof for gold


August 1st, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean judoka Jae-Bum Kim gained sweet revenge over Germany's Ole Bischof to clinch gold in the men's 81 kg category at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap upsets seeded player, Devendro wins in style (Evening Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after the high of a bronze medal from the shooting ranges, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap upstaged a higher ranked player while boxer Laishram Devendro ... 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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Small town girl looks to achieve big in London (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Little known Garima Chaudhary from Meerut, the sole judoka representing India at the London Olympics, feels winning a gold medal is not a far-fetched ... Read more...

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29 Olympic champions to spearhead China at London Games


July 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Spearheaded by 29 Beijing Olympic champions, China will bid to confirm supremacy at the London Olympic Games.China Tuesday announced its 396-strong team including 29 Beijing Olympic ... Read more...

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Sushila Devi wins gold in Asian junior judo


October 4th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India bagged seven medals, including a gold from Sushila Devi, at the Asian Youth and Junior Judo Championships in Beirut.Indian judokas also won four silver ... 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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Robber battered by judo expert


May 14th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) A robber wanted to make an easy exit after robbing a British bookmaker's store but he threatened the wrong man - a judo expert. The judoka crashed a ... 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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Anjali disappoints, Tombi Devi exits as India begin poorly in the Olympics (India Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Olympic campaign got off to a dismal start as shooters Anjali Bhagwat and Avneet Singh and judoka Khumujam Tombi Devi bowed out of contention in ... Read more...

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Four Iraqis to compete in Beijing Olympics


July 31st, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing/Lausanne, July 31 (DPA) A last-minute appeal by an Iraqi government delegation bore fruit when the International Olympic Committee reversed a decision made last week and gave the go-ahead for four Iraqi ... Read more...

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Bhatti, a village of Judo champions near Varanasi


February 1st, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin
Bhatti (Varanasi), Feb.1: Bhatti, a non-descript village near Varanasi, is today home to 15 national level judo champions who have brought glory to their native place by bagging over 100 gold, silver ... Read more...

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