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Paralympics: China’s gold rush continues

September 8th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) China kept up its gold-taking momentum here at the Paralympics, boosting its gold total to 83.The Asian giant clinched 13 gold medals Friday, reports Xinhua.Meanwhile, Australian ... Read more...

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South Africa tops continent’s medal standings

August 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 14 (IANS) South African athletes won more medals than any other African country at the London Olympics but fell short of the projected tally, authorities said.South Africa ... Read more...

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We are in the G8 of sport: Italian Olympic panel chief

August 14th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 14 (IANS) Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) president Gianni Petrucci has said "the Italian team has excelled in the London Olympics" and that the country has earned one more ... Read more...

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US claim basketball gold, Ugandan marathon (Overall World Roundup)

August 13th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points as the US edged Spain 107-100 to retain the Olympic men's basketball title while marathon runner ... 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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Olympics: Latest medals tally

August 8th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The following is the latest medal standings of the 2012 London Games here Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 34 20 17 71 US 30 16 20 66 Britain 22 ... 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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‘Asian Games won’t be dominated by three countries’

November 12th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Japan's Asian Games delegation chief Noriyuki Ichihara feels that with countries like India emerging on the international sports scene, the 16th edition here will no longer be dominated ... Read more...

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At 11 gold, India’s Commonwealth Games tally continues to swell (Night Lead)

October 6th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Shooters, wrestlers and weightlifters kept India in second place in the medal standings, picking up six more gold to swell their tally to 11 at the ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra to carry tricolour during Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

October 1st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra will carry the Indian national flag during the opening ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games on Sunday."The 28-year-old ace shooter will ... Read more...

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China lead medal standings at Munich shooting World Cup

May 21st, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 21 (Xinhua) World shooting powerhouse China finished at the top of the medal standings at the Munich leg of the ISSF World Cup, with four golds, four silvers and one ... Read more...

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37 World, 77 Olympic records broken as Games go on in Beijing

August 22nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 22 (ANI): A total of 37 world and 77 Olympic records had been shattered at the ongoing Beijing Olympic Games by Thursday night, organizers said today.Announcing this, Liu ... Read more...

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India at joint 12th place in Olympics medals tally

August 11th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Overall medal standings at the end of the third day of Beijing Olympics here Monday. India is placed at the joint 12th place, courtesy Abhinav Bindra's gold medal ... Read more...

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India win Asian Indoor athletics title with 17 medals

February 17th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
Doha, Feb 16 (IANS) India finished atop the medal standings with five gold, nine silver and three bronze at the Asian Athletics Indoor Championships that concluded here Saturday. China were second with ... Read more...

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