olympic medal

Mary Kom gets Rs.2 lakh from Mamata, eyes Olympic gold at Rio


September 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 7 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medal winning woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom Thursday received a a cash award of Rs 2 lakh from West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Khwaabb’ trailer gets 1,22,000 hits in 10 days


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) No big names, no formula! Yet the trailer of forthcoming sports-based movie "Khwaabb" has received 1,22,000 views within 10 days of its release on YouTube. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian basketball player’s Olympic medal stolen


August 28th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bronze medal was stolen from a Russian basketball player who recently led the national team to third place in the Olympics.Vitaly Fridzon, 26, told ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sachin gives away BMW to Saina Nehwal


August 20th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar gave away a brand new BMW car to India's most successful shuttler Saina Nehwal at a function here Sunday night.The batting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Isinbayeva eyes gold in 2016 Olympics


August 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva intends to take part in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and is confident of winning the gold, her coach said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Sports |

I had a tough time in 51kg: Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rs.40 lakh reward for Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.40 lakh for Olympic bronze medal winner M.C. Mary Kom.NEC director Sherry Lalthangzo said: "As ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

After wrestlers, Mary Kom gets frenzied reception


August 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the first Indian woman boxer to win an Olympic medal, was Tuesday morning accorded a rousing reception on arrival at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sushil, Yogeshwar return home to hero’s welcome


August 14th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Olympic medal winning wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt returned home late Monday night to a hero's welcome as hordes of supporters, including ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Late gold rush saves Russia’s blushes ahead of Sochi


August 13th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven days after the opening ceremony, the Russians were faced with a nightmare scenario. Three gold medals in the first week left one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Team Sushil celebrates Olympic silver


August 12th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar's team celebrated the Olympic silver Sunday and hailed the wrestler for making endless sacrifices that made him the only Indian individual athlete to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history


August 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

After dream medal, marriage on cards for Yogeshwar (Lead, Combining London/Chandigarh stories)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London/Sonipat, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said Sunday he had finally achieved his dream of winning an Olympic medal. His mother announced her son was now ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Sushil in men’s 66 kg freestyle final (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar assured himself of a second straight Olympic medal by powering into the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling final at the London Games here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Sushil sizzles into semis (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Sushil Kumar muscled his way into the semifinals of the Olympics men' 66 kg freestyle wrestling beating Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan here Sunday.Sushil, bronze ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Italian wins taekwondo gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Carlo Molfetta of Italy took the Olympic gold in a tight heavyweight taekwondo final.Molfetta was adjudged to have beaten Gabon's Anthony Obame though both fighters ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: I was hungry for this medal, says Yogeshwar


August 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said Sunday that he was desperate to win an Olympic medal after a disappointing Beijing Games.Yogeshwar Saturday won the bronze ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: All eyes on Sushil after Yogeshwar’s bronze (Overall India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India will be hoping for a second wrestling medal at the London Olympics with Beijing bronze winner Sushil Kumar in action on the concluding day ... Read more...

Posted in World |

For Yogeshwar, London was ‘now or never’


August 12th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt always believed that it was "now or never" for him at the London Games.On Saturday, the 29-year-old finally clinched the bronze ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Celebrities hail bronze medallist Yogeshwar


August 12th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Moments after Yogeshwar Dutt won India's fifth Olympic medal Saturday at the London Olympics, Indian Twitterati immediately started hailing the grappler for winning the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt’s factfile


August 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt hit the headlines first in 2003 Commonwealth Championships by winning the gold, within five years of coming on the national scene.Overcoming a career-threatening ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We are getting better at Olympics: IOA


August 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Randhir Singh Saturday said wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's bronze medal that took the country's tally to five, from the London ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Wrestler Yogeshwar gets India bronze after hockey embarrassment (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt gave India lot to cheer about by winning the bronze medal on a day when the hockey team, eight-time Olympic champions, ended ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar wins bronze, fifth Olympic medal fo India (Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt clinched the bronze medal in the men's 60kg category to give the country its fifth Olympic medal from the London Games ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar inches closer to bronze medal (Fifth Lead, correcting Intro)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari 3-1 in Repechage 2 to set up a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar a win away from bronze (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico in Repechage 2 to qualify for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in repechage (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympic medal hopes were rekindled as he qualified for the repechage round of the men's 60kg wrestling event after Russian Besik Kudukhov, who had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic taekwondo: South Korea, Argentina win golds


August 11th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) South Korea's Hwang Kyung Seon defeated Nur Tatar from Turkey to retain her Olympic title in the women's 67 kg division while Argentina's Sebastian Eduardo Crismanich ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic swimming: Russia clinch synchronised team title fourth time


August 11th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Russia's synchronised swimmers clinched their fourth straight Olympic title in team event at London Olympics Friday, concluding their tour with a sweep of both duet and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: Afghan taekwondoka gives country first medal in London


August 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Taekwondoka Rohullah Nikpai came for a gold medal but a bronze was enough to fill his eyes with tears, as he won the first medal at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympics: James wants to inspire young athletes at home


August 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympics 400 metres champion Kirani James says one of his goals is to help stop talented young athletes in Grenada from falling out of grace ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe