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Paralympic Games: Brazilian Dias wins 4th swimming gold


September 7th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazilian swimmer Daniel Dias won his fourth gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympics in the 50-meter backstroke (class S5), beating his third world record ... Read more...

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Olympic spectators treated to Cathedral of Sewage


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greenway, is a renovated pathway was where the Olympic fans were after watching Usain Bolt sprint to glory and also Michael Phelps take his record breaking bow ... Read more...

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Rogge lauds athletes, says Olympics happy and glorious (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Olympic Games are over for the thousands of athletes who had shed tears and sweat to get to London. It's time for them to party.International ... Read more...

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London Olympics to go down as Athletes’ Games: IOC chief


August 13th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The London Olympics have been proclaimed as the best Games ever by IOC president Jacques Rogge.That may sound impressive, but in reality it's a ... Read more...

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Zoo animals have their own games (Olympic diary)


August 10th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Not to be outdone by the likes of sprint king Usain Bolt and swimming legend Michael Phelps, animals in the London Zoo have been busy ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Cameron Van der Burgh admits to cheating


August 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently crowned 100m breast stroke Olympic champion Cameron Van der Burgh has just admitted that he cheated in winning the gold. The celebrated South African gold ... 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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Phelps reveals future: Working with kids and swimming with sharks


August 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swimming legend Michael Phelps has revealed a little of what he plans to do after recently announcing retirement from international competition.The gold medal Phelps won ... Read more...

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Olympics: Michael Phelps bids farewell


August 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The first Olympic medal came on a humid August night beneath the Athenian stars eight years ago, and the 22th - the last one for ... Read more...

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Phelps caps career with gold in Olympic relay


August 5th, 2012 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimmer Michael Phelps won his 18th Olympic gold medal in his final competitive appearance Saturday to help the US to the 4x100 medley ... Read more...

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Olympic gatecrasher now hogs limelight in virtual world (Olympic diary)


August 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Her 15 minutes of fame may be over after she gatecrshed into the Indian Olympic contingent's march-past at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Swimming sensation Franklin brings hope to Aurora


August 4th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aurora (Colorado), Aug 4 (IANS) While the media is calling her the next Michael Phelps, American swimmer Missy Franklin's friends back in Aurora say she's the light shining through ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps takes his medal tally to 21; US overtake China (Overall Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 100-metre butterfly to take his Olympic golds to 17 and overall medals tally to 21, and thanks to ... Read more...

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Late burst gives Phelps 100m butterfly gold


August 4th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A late burst in the last 20 meters gave American swimmer Michael Phelps gold in the men's 100 meters butterfly final Friday, his last ... Read more...

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Phelps retiring at right time: Soviet gymnast Latynina


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) "American swimmer Michael Phelps is right to quit the sport after breaking my record of 18 Olympic medals," says former Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina.Phelps ... Read more...

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Phelps confirms retirement after London Olympics


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Swimming legend Michael Phelps, the most prolific Olympic medallist, has confirmed he would retire after the London Olympics."No more competitive swimming, no more club meets. ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps adds another feather


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Michael Phelps' Olympic legend grew even greater as he defeated Ryan Lochte to win the gold medal in the men's 200 meter medley Thursday.Phelps has ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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Phelps, Lochte showdown in 200m medley


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps has set up an enticing duel Thursday night with compatriot Ryan Lochte in the men's 200 metres individual medley.Both ... Read more...

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Phelps becomes history’s most medaled Olympian (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimmer Michael Phelps became history's most medaled Olympian Tuesday when he and his country's 4x200m freestyle relay team took gold at the London ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps misses out on gold, but claims record


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) South African Chad le Cos won the gold medal for men's 200-meter butterfly at the Olympics Tuesday, but defending champion American Michael Phelps still made ... Read more...

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Olympics of superstitions (Olympic diary)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London July 30 (IANS) Many Olympians may strongly believe in scientific methods of training, yet they are superstitious. They seem to think that some of their routine rituals are ... Read more...

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Olympics: France stun US to snatch swimming relay gold


July 30th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The French stunned the heavily favoured US and Australian teams to win Olympic gold in the men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay Sunday.The US had ... Read more...

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Olympics: France stun US to snatch swimming relay gold


July 30th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The French stunned the heavily favoured US and Australian teams to win Olympic gold in the men's 4x100 metres freestyle relay Sunday.The US had ... Read more...

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Lochte impressed by Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Ryan Lochte, winner of the men's 400m individual medley, admitted Sunday that China's Ye Shiwen had been a topic of conversation over the dinner table ... Read more...

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Phelps and I will still be friends, says Lochte


July 29th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) "Whatever happens, we will still be friends," was the promise made by Ryan Lochte following his stunning win in the final of the men's 400 ... Read more...

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Olympics swimming: Rochte claims gold, Phelps off podium (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men's 400 metres individual medley, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Rochte claims first gold in London, Phelps off podium


July 29th, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte claimed gold in the men's 400 metres individual medley at the London Olympics while his superstar teammate Michael Phelps failed ... Read more...

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Phelps scrapes into 400m individual medley final


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps scraped into the final of the men's 400 metres individual medley of the London Games Saturday, qualifying last ... Read more...

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Phelps wants to have fun at Olympic swansong


July 27th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimming star Michael Phelps admits ahead of the London Olympics that the last competitive moments of his career will be emotional, but after ... Read more...

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China, US to battle it out for top position in London


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) China beat long-time Olympic powerhouse United States in the number of gold medals at Beijing 2008 but in London it might be a different story.China ... Read more...

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China set to challenge US dominance in pool


July 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Swimming prodigy Michael Phelps spearheads the US quest for pool dominance at the London Olympics as the team is ready for challenges from worldwide, including ... Read more...

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Phelps gives up 200m for London Olympics


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Fourteen-time Olympic winner Michael Phelps will give up 200m freestyle in London Olympic Games.Phelps qualified in five individual events for London and is expected to ... Read more...

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Phelps books 200m fly Olympic berth


June 29th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Michael Phelps booked an Olympic berth in the men's 200-metre butterfly as the 14-time Olympic champion cruised to victory at the US trials.Phelps, who holds ... Read more...

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Phelps wins 200m freestyle at US Olympic trials


June 28th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) Michael Phelps edged Ryan Lochte to win the 200-metre freestyle final at the US Olympic swimming trials.Phelps, the former world record-holder and reigning Olympic champion, ... Read more...

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