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Haryana doubles cash rewards for Rio


August 26th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gohana (Haryana) Aug 26 (IANS) After showering cash rewards, luxury cars and other goodies on London Olympics medallists and participants, the Haryana government Sunday said it would double the ... Read more...

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Sachin gives away BMW to Saina Nehwal


August 20th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar gave away a brand new BMW car to India's most successful shuttler Saina Nehwal at a function here Sunday night.The batting ... Read more...

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Haryana Olympics players to get over Rs.6.5 crore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) While four out of the six Indian medal winners at the recent London Olympics, with a Haryana connection, will get Rs.4.5 crore for their achievements, ... Read more...

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Kremlin to honour Russian Olympic team


August 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Russian athletes returning from the London Olympics will be honoured at the Kremlin, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said."I signed an order to honour you with ... Read more...

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India’s medal winners at London Olympics


August 12th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The following is the list of India's medal winners at the 2012 London Olympics:Medal Name Sport Event Date Silver Vijay Kumar Shooting Men's 25m rapid fire ... Read more...

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Olympians with Haryana connection earn millions


August 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) It pays to be a Haryanvi for now - with or without a medal in the London Olympics.With the Haryana government showering huge cash rewards ... Read more...

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Surprised that people didn’t expect a medal from me: Vijay


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games."I ... Read more...

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Russia’s fencing coach resigns over meagre medal haul


August 5th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head coach of Russian fencing has submitted his resignation over the team's meagre medal haul at the London Olympics.Vladislav Pavlovich told reporters Sunday ... Read more...

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Russian hand in shooter Vijay’s Olympics success


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar should thank his Russian coach Pavel Smirnov for his success at the 2012 London Games.The Russian's appointment was a ... Read more...

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IOC ’sad’ at dope suspicion over Chinese swimmer


July 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Tuesday that doping in sports and groundless suspicions over stunning performances are "very sad"."You have to remember this is ... Read more...

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Olympics: India on a medal count


July 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium ... Read more...

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Over 100 athletes got London doping bans: WADA


July 26th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The most stringent drug checks in Olympic history have led to the ban of 107 athletes from the London Games, the World Anti-Doping Agency ... Read more...

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It is good to be unknown: Vikas


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite being World No.6, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan believes "it is good to be unknown" and not be in the glare of the media."Too much publicity ... Read more...

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Win international sports medal, get promoted


July 20th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has decided to give out of turn promotions to sportspersons who win medals in international events like Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Olympians to get Rs.11 lakh reward


June 1st, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) All players from Haryana participating in the London Olympics next month will get a reward money of Rs.11 lakh each, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced ... Read more...

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Women archers look for Olympic medal, men a berth


April 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Indian women archers may have a legitimate grouse if they feel they are not getting enough hype and hoopla ahead of the London Olympics. For, ... Read more...

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Probe against Bedi still on, police tell court


January 7th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court was informed by police that the probe into alleged misappropriation of funds by Team Anna member and former police official Kiran Bedi ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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Indian wrestlers win medals in international meet


November 11th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian wrestlers won four golds, a silver and a bronze at the Hargobind Singh International Wrestling Tournament held at Surrey, Vancouver.Most of the top wrestling ... Read more...

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Gold for Tomar, Laxminarain in Asian Rowing


October 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) India came away with one gold, five silver and two bronze medals in the 14th Senior and 17th Junior Asian Rowing Championships at Hwacheon, South Korea, ... 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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IOA demands judicial inquiry in doping scandal


July 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday demanded a judicial enquiry into the doping case of six athletes and questioned ... Read more...

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Bengal rewards its National Games heroes


June 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government, along with the Bengal Olympic Association (BOA), Sunday awarded cash prizes to 34th National Games medal winners from the state in a ... Read more...

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National Games: Jharkhand athletes yet to get cash awards


April 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) Jharkhand athletes who won medals during the 34th National Games are disappointed as they are yet to get the cash awards promised to them but the ... Read more...

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Top medal winners of National Games


February 18th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) List of top medal winners at the National Games.Sport Athlete Sport State Gold Silver Bronze TotalRicha Mishra Swimming Delhi 11 2 1 14Virdhawal Khade Swimming Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Top medal winners of National Games


February 17th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) List of top medal winners at the National Games.Sport Athlete ... Read more...

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Commonwealth delegates to study Haryana sports programme


February 8th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 8 (IANS) Impressed by the performance of Haryana's athletes in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) and the Asian Games held in Guangzhou, delegates from 30 Commonwealth countries will Wednesday ... Read more...

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Sports ministry sanctions cash award for medal winners


January 17th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Sports Ministry has sanctioned cash awards for 286 medallists of the New Delhi Commonwealth Games and the Guangzhou Asian Games.The cash awards, totalling Rs.22.57 crore, are ... Read more...

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Haryana to give jobs to outstanding players


December 26th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Outstanding sportspersons, especially medal winners at international events, will be offered jobs by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Sunday.Interacting with wrestler Ravinder Singh Sangwan, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram felicitates police sportspersons for winning medals at CWG, Asian Games


December 24th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday felicitated the police sportspersons, who won medals for the country in the 19th Commonwealth Games and the 16th Asian ... Read more...

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Deepinder Hooda wants sports university in Haryana


November 30th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of Haryana's medal-winning sportspersons in the recent Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, parliamentarian Deepender Singh Hooda now wants the central government to sanction ... Read more...

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Himachal to honour Asiad, CWG medal winners


November 29th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is to give cash awards totalling Rs.57 lakh to four shooters from the state - Vijay Kumar, Samresh Jang, Meena Kumar and Sonia Rai - who ... Read more...

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Parliament closes without business for 12th day (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Monday, again without conducting any business, as the stalemate over appointing a joint parliamentary committee to probe the alleged ... Read more...

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No question hour in parliament for 12th day


November 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Question hour was derailed in both houses of parliament for the 12th day Monday as an unrelenting opposition persisted with its demand for a parliamentary panel ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Poor finish for Indians in track events


November 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian cyclists failed to make an impact on the final day of the track events at the Asian Games here Wednesday.Atul Kumar finished 15th while Rajender Kumar Bishnoi ... Read more...

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