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Egyptian minister arrested for groping in London


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian sports minister tried to claim diplomatic immunity after being arrested for groping a tourist while in London with his country's paralympic delegation, the Daily ... Read more...

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Medvedev lauds ‘courageous’ Russian paralympians


September 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has lauded the country's "courageous" achievements at the London Paralympics.Monumental efforts particularly in athletics, where 19 gold were won, and ... Read more...

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Russian Paralympic archers sweep podium


September 4th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Paralympic archers swept the podium in the men's standing category as Timur Tuchinov beat Oleg Shestakov in the final here.Tuchinov downed Shestakov 7-3, while ... Read more...

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Tripura offers jobs to all medallist sportsmen


August 29th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 29 (IANS) Tripura Wednesday announced government jobs for all sportspersons who have won medals in national and international events.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury said: "The council of ministers ... Read more...

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Putin voices support to Russian Paralympic team


August 20th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday wished success to the Russian Paralympic team, which will leave for London to take part in the 2012 Paralympic Games."Your every ... Read more...

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President felicitates Olympic medal winners


August 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated India's Olympic medal winners at a felicitation ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Saturday, hoping for a 'medal spring' at the ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallists given luxury cars


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of Russia's medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon.Many of Russia's gold medallists received ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic winners to get state awards


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of Russia's Olympic team will meet President Vladimir Putin to receive state awards Wednesday, the Kremlin press service said.More than 170 people, including 82 ... Read more...

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Mary Kom slams level of refereeing at London Olympics


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday slammed the level of refereeing in the boxing competitions of the London Games.Mary Kom said the decision making ... Read more...

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President hails India’s Olympics achievement


August 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Although India won only six medals at the London Olympics, Indian sportspersons had done the country proud, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday."The number of ... Read more...

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I had a tough time in 51kg: Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate ... Read more...

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Sahara not to aid sports federations for London Games failure


August 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sahara India Parivar will withdraw support to some Indian sports' federations whose workings have cost the country medals in the just concluded London Olympics, Chairman ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... 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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PM hails Sushil Kumar; railways rewards him Rs.75 lakh (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1.5 crore reward, land for Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Despite the wrestler being from Delhi's Najafgarh, the Haryana government Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore along with land for Sushil Kumar ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sushil secures silver on concluding day (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's silver Sunday made him the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics and ensured the country's sixth ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Varner wins gold for US


August 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jacob Varner grappled to the gold medal for the United States in the Olympic men's 96kg freestyle wrestling here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating ... Read more...

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Would have loved to hear national anthem: Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) London Olympics silver medallist Sushil Kumar said he wanted to win the gold in the men's 66kg freestyle wrestling event and hear India's national anthem.Sushil ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics and expressed hope that his feat ... Read more...

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Dikshit announces Rs.1 crore award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday announced an award of Rs.1 crore to wrestler Sushil Kumar who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil first to win back-to-back medals (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil Kumar loses final, secures silver


August 12th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar lost the Olympic men's 66kg freestyle final to Japan's Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu 1-3 and settled for a silver medal at London Games here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Yogeshwar’s home over medal


August 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) With wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt putting up a stunning performance to win a bronze medal in the London Olympics, celebrations broke out in his village in Haryana's ... Read more...

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Olympic handball: Spain slogs to dramatic bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain beat South Korea 31-29 in a captivating Olympic women's handball bronze medal match Saturday that needed a second overtime to decide a winner.Nely Alberto ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Hungarian Risztov wins gold in marathon


August 10th, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov showed her stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-km open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Hungary’s Risztov powers to gold in marathon


August 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov had the stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-kilometre open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upset over hockey defeat


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan's crushing 0-7 defeat at the hands of Australia in hockey at the London Olympics has shattered the dreams of millions, dailies said Thursday, hoping ... Read more...

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Olympic long jump : America’s Reese wins women’s gold


August 9th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double world champion Brittney Reese leaped 7.12 metres to win Olympic gold in the women's long jump Wednesday.Russia's Yelena Sokolova posted a personal best of ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze not the end of my road: Mary Kom (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom said Wednesday that the Olympic bronze medal won't be the end of road for her and she would continue with her ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha congratulates Olympics medal winners


August 8th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday congratulated the Indian sportspersons who have won medals at the London Olympics.Speaker Meira Kumar said the house congratulates the medal ... 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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Saina aims for greater feats after Olympic bronze (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal Tuesday said winning a bronze medal at the London Olympics was a dream come true and would motivate her to achieve ... Read more...

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Ryan Lochte wants to join ‘Dancing With The Stars’


August 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryan Lochte, the star whose Twitter following is increasing by day said that he will not mind joining the ABC show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. ... Read more...

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