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Happy Birthday Usain Bolt!

August 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It will be very enticing for Usain bolt who will be hosting a grand birthday party very soon. He has been declared as the world champion in ... Read more...

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London Olympics to go down as Athletes’ Games: IOC chief

August 13th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The London Olympics have been proclaimed as the best Games ever by IOC president Jacques Rogge.That may sound impressive, but in reality it's a ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Japanese women grapplers sweep two golds (Lead)

August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan heaped two golds in a day at 48kg and 63kg women's freestyle category here Wednesday of London Olympics wrestling competition.The 63kg legend Kaori Icho beat ... Read more...

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Farah first Briton to win Olympic 10,000m gold

August 5th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mo Farah became the first Briton to win gold in the Olympic 10,000 metres Saturday, kicking home in the final straight to shake off the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Phelps takes his medal tally to 21; US overtake China (Overall Roundup)

August 4th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) American swimmer Michael Phelps won the men's 100-metre butterfly to take his Olympic golds to 17 and overall medals tally to 21, and thanks to ... Read more...

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Switzerland to snub Federer despite possible World Tour finals glory

November 26th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26(ANI): Sixteen-time Grand Slam title winner Roger Federer is resigned to the fact that even if he finishes the season by winning the World Tour finals in London, he ... Read more...

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Senior Pakistan hockey players to be replaced after Asian Games

October 27th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Several senior Pakistan hockey players will be on their way out after the Nov 12-27 Asian Games, with chief selector Hanif Khan announcing plans to raise a young ... Read more...

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Australian swimmer Rice pulls out of CWG

August 20th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Pull-outs from the Commonwealth Games have continued, the latest being Australia's triple Olympic gold medallist swimmer Stephanie Rice. She decided to skip the Oct 3-14 Games in New ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh pitches for hockey team

January 9th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who played a motivating hockey coach in "Chak De! India", has now expressed solidarity with the country's hockey team, which boycotted a ... Read more...

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Bolt runs into sports history with 100m record (Lead)

August 17th, 2009 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, Aug 17 (DPA) Usain Bolt produced one of the greatest moments in world sport when he lowered the 100 metres world record to an astonishing 9.58 seconds for the world ... Read more...

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US Soccer Federation to help Indian football

May 5th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) will provide assistance to All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) in areas ranging from technical advice, exchange programmes and expertise in coaching ... Read more...

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German swimmer gatecrashes US victory parade

August 15th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 15 (DPA) Germany's Britta Steffen gatecrashed an American victory parade Friday as she took the women's 100m freestyle-the only non-American to win a gold medal in the Olympic swimming competition ... Read more...

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Winning three at Beijing, US swimmer Phelps now has a record 9 Olympic golds

August 13th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 13 (ANI): Michael Phelps, the US swimming sensation, became the fourth man to win a record nine Olympic gold medals when he cruised to victory in the men''s ... Read more...

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Phelps swims to ninth gold, US and China grab four golds each

August 12th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) US superstar Michael Phelps won the 200m freestyle in world record time Tuesday, making him only the fifth Olympian in history to have won nine golds. It was ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps close to achieving Olympic immortality

August 12th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) Michael Phelps dives into the pool Wednesday with Olympic immortality in sight. The American swimmer requires just one more gold medal to become the first Olympian to win ... Read more...

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Ethiopian long distance runners eyeing Beijing glory

July 24th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Wu Junkuan Beijing, July 24 (Xinhua) Ethiopia's star-studded long distance squad is ready to launch another fierce charge in next month's Beijing Olympic Games. With 14 golds, five silver and 12 ... Read more...

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‘Getting money for junior hockey is a tough task’

March 10th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by admin
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The day of mourning is also the time for introspection as to how hockey has fallen from lofty heights to such abysmal depths of failing ... Read more...

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