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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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It was disappointment that turned into celebrations: Vijay’s family


August 4th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Harsour (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) It was a disappointment that later turned into a big celebration in this nondescript village. The reason: the 26-year-old Vijay Kumar of the Indian ... Read more...

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Roddick up for Olympic glory on his favourite surface


July 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Andy Roddick of the United States is eagerly awaiting the London 2012 Olympic Games tennis tournament which will be played at Wimbledon on grass, one ... Read more...

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‘Madam Speedy’ looking for Olympic glory


July 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Tameka Williams, the sprinter from the tiny Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, will travel to the London Olympic Games with hopes of making her ... Read more...

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Bolt will face stiff challenge from Blake: Holmes


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) British two-time Olympic gold medallist Kelly Holmes feels that sprint star Usain Bolt will face a tough fight from his 22-year-old Jamaican teammate Yohan Blake to ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Jelimo seeks Olympic glory after return from injury


March 14th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) Olympic 800m champion Pamela Jelimo says she will not rest on her laurels until she successfully defends her crown in London.Jelimo was speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

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Bopanna, Bhupathi aim to do well in all Slams before Olympics


January 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian doubles tennis player Rohan Bopanna said Wednesday that the focus will be on all the Grand Slams ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.Bopanna, who ... Read more...

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Padukone’s wardrobe up for grabs on online shopping site


December 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 07 (ANI): India's leading online shopping club, FashionAndYou.com and Bollywood star Deepika Padukone have come together for a noble cause.The shopping club has announced a once in a ... Read more...

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Winter Olympic torch arrives in Canadian resort


February 6th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Whistler (Canada), Feb 6 (DPA) The Olympic flame arrived to the jubilation of thousands in the ski resort of Whistler, the first Winter Olympic venue stop for the torch relay. The British Columbia ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps remains coy on romantic life


August 31st, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): After taking the world by storm with his Olympic performance, Michael Phelps romantic life is making headlines but the star swimmer prefers to stay mum on the ... Read more...

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The Queen congratulates British team for Olympic glory


August 24th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): The Queen has sent a message of congratulations to the British competitors for their success at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.Her Majesty said that she had ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps to pen book about his Olympic glory


August 23rd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): Olympic superstar Michael Phelps is to write a book telling the story behind his historic eight gold medal swims, a rep for Free Press, an imprint of ... Read more...

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Gonzalez confident of challenging Nadal


August 16th, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Rafael Nadal couldn't ask for more. The Spaniard, who has had a phenomenal season so far, is just one match away from crowning himself with Olympic glory when ... Read more...

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World’’s top tennis players look forward to competing in Beijing


August 10th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, August 10 (ANI): World''s top tennis players like Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic, Sania Mirza looking forward to competing in Beijing Olympics.World no. three Serbia''s Novak Djokovic believes winning tennis gold ... Read more...

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Olympic glory quest not the reason for break up with Sullivan: Rice


July 31st, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 31 (ANI): Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has denied that the decision of Eamon Sullivan and herself to split before the Olympics was made so the focus would ease ... Read more...

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Oz swimming greats split to focus on Olympic glory at Beijing


July 30th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): Australian swimmers Eamon Sullivan and Stephanie Rice today said that they had decided to end their relationship in their quest for Olympic glory in Beijing. According to the ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce 16-man Olympic hockey squad


July 21st, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan Monday named its 16-man hockey squad for next month's Olympic Games in Beijing with hopes that it will help the country revive its Olympic glory. Experienced defender ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams - Made in China


March 21st, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 21 (DPA) The Beijing Games in August will come too early for most of them, but Chinese sports talents are getting ready for future Olympic glory. The atmosphere in the ... Read more...

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