olympic gold medalist

Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Fencer Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela's National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.The lawmakers began the congressional session ... Read more...

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Ethiopia’s Dibaba retains 10,000m Olympic title


August 4th, 2012 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba put in a devastating last lap to retain her Olympic 10,000 meters title in London Friday.Dibaba, the double Olympic gold medalist in ... 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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We don’t have a sporting culture: Abhinav Bindra


October 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Olympic gold medalist-turned-writer Abhinav Bindra, whose shots have rarely missed the bull's eye, says India does not have a long-range sports policy and culture ... Read more...

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Rachael Ray: Shaun White, CoJo, and Pilgrim Sandwiches


October 10th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rachael Ray opened her show today with recipes for sandwiches in her 'Sammie Smackdown'. She wishes all of America a Happy Columbus Day. She featured a “Pilgrim Sandwich” ... Read more...

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Carl Lewis wants to run for the Senate


April 11th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The name, Carl Lewis connotes athletics to a lot of people but that may change in no time if this multiple Olympic gold medalist goes ... Read more...

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Kristi Yamaguchi releases her book


March 30th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Dancing with the Stars” champion Kristi Yamaguchi’s children’s book “Dream Big, Little Pig!” has gone out for sale.The Olympic gold medalist told parents who had gathered ... Read more...

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Naveen Jindal flies French Rafael at Bangalore’s Aero India show


February 12th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12 (ANI): Lok Sabha MP Naveen Jindal took to the skies as he co-piloted Dassault's Rafael fighter aircraft on the third day of the Aero India 2011 show here. ... Read more...

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Rulon Gardner May Be A Tough Competition In “The Biggest Loser” Season 11


December 15th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Biggest Loser" season 10 has just come to end with the victory of Patrick House. However, all those who would be missing the show, need ... Read more...

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Vince Neil Shifts From Metal Rock To Metal Shoes


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brand new reality series, "Skating With The Stars" is all set to make its debut on ABC from November 22, Monday 9:00 PM to 11:00 ... Read more...

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LaShawn Merritt Admits Taking ExtenZe


October 19th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Colorado, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American track and field athlete LaShawn Merritt had been suspended for two years for doping. The Olympic Gold medalist runner had been banned from ... Read more...

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Athletics track ready, says Michael Fennell


October 6th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): Commonwealth Games Federation President Michael Fennell said on Wednesday that the repair work of the athletics track has been completed and all systems are ready for the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games opener brings cheer to northeast (Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati/Aizawal/Imphal, Oct 6 (IANS) Sports and music they say binds people and nowhere has this come true most unexpectedly but here in the alienated northeast with the opening ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games opener cheers northeast


October 6th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 6 (IANS) Sports and music they say binds people together and this cliched phrase has come true with the opening ceremony of the New Delhi ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to read Queen’s message, President Patil to deliver CWG opening address


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, will read out the Queen's message and President Pratiba Devisingh Patil will deliver an address to signal the commencement of the ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra to carry tricolour during Commonwealth Games opening ceremony


October 1st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra will carry the Indian national flag during the opening ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games on Sunday."The 28-year-old ace shooter will ... Read more...

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Top Indian sports persons check into Village


September 30th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Beijing Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra and bronze medallist Vijender are among 464 Indian athletes who have checked into the Commonwealth Games Village, ... Read more...

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Now, Stosur pulls out of Commonwealth Games


July 27th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Australian tennis player Samantha Stosur Tuesday joined the growing list of top athletes to pull out of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. The world no.5 would ... Read more...

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Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson Testifies Fear of Stalker


June 11th, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
As she stood to testify on Thursday, Olympic Gymnast Shawn Johnson seemed to remain pretty composed and calm, until the moment that the prosecutor showed her the knife which was found ... Read more...

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“Dancing With The Stars” Season Premiere Receives Wide Viewership


March 25th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tenth season premiere of the popular dance reality show "Dancing with the Stars" was aired on Monday night and as expected, the episode was successful ... Read more...

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Bolt puts assault on 400metres world record on hold


March 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Trelawny (Jamaica), Mar 19(ANI): Jamaican sprinter and three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has put on hold his plans to challenge American sprinter Michael Johnson's 400metres world record until after the 2012 ... Read more...

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Beach To Beacon On August 7th


March 14th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Maine, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary Beach To Beacon race is back. Last Friday, the organizers declared the online registration for the 10km race. They also made it clear ... Read more...

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‘Pass the Josh’ float spreads hockey cheer


February 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) An orange-coloured float with a 'fan wall' for people to write their messages for the Indian hockey team was Friday set to travel 700 km in Punjab before ... Read more...

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India strikes gold on day one of Commonwealth Shooting Championship


February 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Shooters Gagan Narang and P T Raghunath brought glory to the country on the first day of the Commonwealth Shooting Championship by winning the gold medal ... Read more...

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Kurt Angle Declares To Quit TNA


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kurt Angle, who has reigned the wrestling world for a considerable period of time has decided to quit from TNA arena. The Olympic gold medalist, who ... Read more...

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Bindra’s training should not be disturbed: Kalmadi


January 20th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi Wednesday met Abhinav Bindra's father A.S.Bindra to sort out the differences between the Olympic champion shooter and the National Rifle ... Read more...

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30,000 volunteers to be roped in for Commonwealth Games


December 4th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Commonwealth Organising Committee Friday launched a programme - Delhi United - to recruit and train 30,000 volunteers to make the upcoming Games a success. The programme ... Read more...

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Andre Ward Snatches Surprise Victory From Kesslar


November 22nd, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andre Ward beat Mikkel Kessler, according to an unanimous technical decision taken by the judges. Andre is a former light-heavyweight Olympic champion and Mikkel is the ... Read more...

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Rs.1 lakh for used towel! welcome to online celebrity bidding


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Imagine shelling out Rs.100,000 for a used towel! A lot of people might, if the towel belonged to a celebrity. From clothes to cricket ... Read more...

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‘Truth is Stranger than Fiction’ says Farah


September 14th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Farah Khan's celebrity chat show "Tere Mere Beach Main' on Star Plus is topping the charts when it comes to the weekend TRP's. Makers of the show have given a human ... Read more...

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Kerri Walsh And May Treanor Teams Up After Long Wait On “Shaq Vs”


August 26th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar "Shaq Vs" stars American Basketball star Shaquille O'Neil of the Cleveland Cavaliers. On the show he challenges several top athletes and on Tuesday night ( 9pm., ABC). Shaq took on ... Read more...

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Casey Jennings now a dad


August 26th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IBNS
By Prachi SinghAug 26 (IBNS) American beach volleyball player Casey Jennings has become a father of cute baby boy.Jennings’ wife and Olympic Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh gave birth to Jennings junior, who ... Read more...

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Bolt wants British actor Statham to play him in movie


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23(ANI): Jamaican sprinter and Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has said that he wants British actor Jason Statham to play him in a movie of his life."I can ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps Involved In Accident


August 14th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
Recent news reports seem to indicate that Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps has been involved in a car crash on Thursday night. The incident is said to have occurred in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Read more...

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For Abhinav, it’s practice as usual on olympic feat anniversary


August 11th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Zirakpur (Punjab), Aug 11 (IANS) India's first ever individual Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra celebrated his first anniversary of the Beijing feat in an unusual way. He practiced hard ... Read more...

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