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Woman power at London Games (Olympic diary)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 7 (IANS) From being non-existent at the first modern Olympics to being nearly half of the total competitors in current edition, women athletes have come a long way ... Read more...

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Be true to human nature: Olympic Flame ceremonies High Priestess


July 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 18 (IANS) As the Olympic Flame travels across the United Kingdom before reaching London for the start of the XXX Olympics July 27, it is interesting to hear ... Read more...

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Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

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Flame for Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympics lit in Athens


December 18th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Dec 18 (IANS) The flame for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games to be hosted in Innsbruck, Austria in January 2012 was lit in a ceremony held at Panathinaiko ... Read more...

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