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The unsung ones behind India’s Olympic heroes


August 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Away from the glitz and glamour of celebrations to hail the heroes of India's most successful Olympic Games are the unsung non-governmental agencies that played a ... Read more...

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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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Tilak booms, 92 years after death


August 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 25 (IANS) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak's booming voice resounded at a jam-packed gathering here 92 years after his death as everyone listened in pin-drop silence to an audio ... 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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Medal will motivate me to bigger things: Saina Nehwal


August 17th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Friday said her medal at the London Games would motivate her to attain greater heights in badminton.At a ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... Read more...

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India hails Olympic silver medallist Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Moments after Sushil Kumar bagged a silver medal at the London Olympics Sunday, the grappler's name became the buzzword in the nation.The 29-year-old was ... 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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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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It has been a roller-coaster ride, says Gagan Narang


August 8th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist, shooter Gagan Narang said Wednesday his journey from the Beijing Games to the London Olympics had been a roller-coaster ride.The rifle-shooter failed to ... Read more...

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Mary Kom in semis, Vijender suffers heartbreaking loss (Overall India Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) MC Mary Kom ensured India's best medal haul at the Olympics by reaching the women's boxing semifinal at the London Games while Beijing bronze medallist Vijender ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Intro Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains over India’s successful campaign (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's successful shooting campaign at the Olympics came to an end Monday with rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput and trap exponent Manavjit Singh Sandhu ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Trap shooter Sandhu finishes 16th


August 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu failed to enter the final of men's trap event as he finished 16th in the qualification round of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Narang, Rajput fail to qualify


August 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the London Olympics finals of the men's 50-metre rifle three positions here at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Super Saina wins bronze, Manoj Kumar loses (Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic medal Saturday when she bagged the bronze after her opponent, China's Xin Wang, retired hurt ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina wins India’s third medal, Paes-Sania out (India Intro Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's Olympic folklore by becoming the country's maiden badminton medallist and the second Indian woman ever on the podium after ... Read more...

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Andhra celebrates second bronze medal at Olympics


August 4th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Saturday celebrated ace shuttler Saina Nehwal's bronze medal win at the London Olympics with the governor, chief minister and other eminent personalities congratulating her.Saina ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Saina Nehwal


August 4th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Ace badminton player Saina Nehwal will get a reward of Rs.1 crore from the Haryana government for winning a bronze medal for the country in women's ... Read more...

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Saina deserved the medal for her sheer commitment, says father


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal might have got lucky to win an Olympic bronze Saturday but she deserved the medal for her sheer commitment to the game, said her ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina brings India third medal (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Shuttler Saina Nehwal gave India its maiden Olympic medal in badminton after China's Xin Wang retired hurt from the bronze medal play-off despite winning the first ... Read more...

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He promised me a medal: Vijay’s father


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Father of India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar said his son had promised him a medal before he went into the finals of the 25-metre rapid ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver; India gets second medal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India the second medal from the Royal Artillery Barracks winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Karmakar finishes fourth in 50m rifle prone (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar finished a credible fourth in the men's 50 meters rifle prone event here Friday while Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Olympic: Narang misses 50m rifle prone qualification, Karmakar in


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Gagan Narang, India's lone medallist in the London Olympics so far, failed to make the final of the men's 50 metres rifle prone event here ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Friday


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.Athletics Men's shot put: Om Prakash Karhana Women's discus throw: Seema Antil and Krishna Poonia Women's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Superb Saina first Indian shuttler in Olympics semis (India Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Champion shuttler Saina Nehwal rewrote history by becoming the first Indian to cruise into the Olympics badminton semifinal and bring the country's tottering campaign back the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sodhi, Bhagwan disappoint for India (Evening Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's tryst with Olympics Thursday was a double heartbreak as highly rated double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi failed to make the final while boxer Jai Bhagwan ... Read more...

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Olympics: Boxers shine as tennis duo knocked out (Overall Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Boxers Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar packed a lethal punch, while shuttler Parupalli Kashyap humbled a higher-ranked opponent to enter the pre-quarterfinals at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap upsets seeded player, Devendro wins in style (Evening Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after the high of a bronze medal from the shooting ranges, Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap upstaged a higher ranked player while boxer Laishram Devendro ... Read more...

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Andhra announces Rs.50 lakh cash award for Gagan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.50 lakh for ace shooter Gagan Narang, who bagged a bronze medal at the London Olympics.Narang ... Read more...

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Andhra governor congratulates Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Monday congratulated shooter Gagan Narang on his winning the first medal for India at the ongoing London Olympics.Gagan won the bronze ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday congratulated Gagan Narang on winning the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan Narang opens medal count with bronze (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's rifle shooter Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event while his illustrious compatriot and defending champion Abhinav Bindra ... Read more...

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