olympic diary

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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Bucketful condoms in Olympic Village trigger probe (Olympic Diary)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) After being in the news that they are available in record numbers in the London Games, condoms are back in the limelight following an inquiry ... Read more...

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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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Love match on the beach (Olympic diary)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Beach volleyball is known for its glamour quotient but it also turned out to be the perfect backdrop for a marriage proposal when a British ... Read more...

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Latest craze at the Games: Therapeutic tape (Olympic diary)


August 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) It is a thin, stretchy therapeutic tape that relieves pain, reduces swellings and inflammation, provides structural support to joints and muscles and enhances performance.Though the ... 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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Thought for food (Olympic diary)


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) As Olympic fever peaks in London and the world soaks in the Games frenzy, a food team has been plotting 24x7 to serve 14 million healthy ... Read more...

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Record number of free condoms for Olympians (Olympic diary)


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The 10,500 athletes competing at the London Games have been handed out a record number of 150,000 condoms -- an average of 15 per athlete -- ... Read more...

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Medals symbolise sporting glory of athletes (Olympic diary)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London July 31 (IANS) With a figure of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, carved on one side, the Olympic medals symbolise the sporting glory which every athlete aspires to ... 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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No Croats please, Paes can relax (Olympic Diary)


August 13th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Leander Paes need not look over his shoulder for any more Croatian players. Pray why, one may ask. It's simple. The last two times Paes made ... Read more...

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