olympic performance

Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) He mulled selling his kidney to buy a rifle, became a national champion with a borrowed gun, has participated in 17 World Cups, missed out a ... Read more...

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Halliwell’s emotional Olympic performance


August 21st, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Geri Halliwell's performance during the London Olympics closing ceremony was sweet and sad for her.The 40-year-old's late father's birth anniversary fell on the same ... Read more...

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Victoria dedicates Olympic performance to family


August 16th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Singer-fashion designer Victoria Beckham has dedicated her London Olympics Closing ceremony performance to her family.The 38-year-old is married to footballer David Beckham and has four ... Read more...

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Russian PM exhorts athletes to do best at Sochi Games


August 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has expressed the hope that Russian athletes would do their best at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.With the conclusion of the ... 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 sailing: Gold for Australia in men’s 49er


August 8th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Australian crew of Nathan Outterridge and Iain Jensen won the gold in the Olympic men's 49er sailing class by a convincing margin here Wednesday.Outterridge ... Read more...

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Putin wants Russian Olympic performance’s review


August 8th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 8 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the performance of the country's delegation in the London Olympics should be assessed after the games."We must take a look ... Read more...

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‘Indian rowers performed beyond expectations at Olympics’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig says he is satisfied at the way his three-member team performed at the London Olympics.He said Swaran Singh finishing 16th in ... Read more...

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Spice girls still best friends


August 4th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Spice Girls member Melanie Brown, a.k.a. Mel B, says there is nothing wrong between the band members and they are very much best of friends."We ... Read more...

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Skater Joannie Rochette to pay tribute to her mother on ABC’s show ‘Thin Ice’


March 18th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian Skater Joannie Rochette lost her mother just hours, prior to her Olympic performance, but still the tragedy didn’t deter her, and she went on ... Read more...

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Do we still have to plead for recognition, asks Sushil Kumar


January 26th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Sushil Kumar is disappointed after being ignored for the prestigious Padma awards. "Last week an official from the Sports Ministry informed us that I ... Read more...

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Diddys massive meal for Michael Phelps goes down well with vodka!


September 11th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Olympic golden boy Michael Phelps apparently enjoyed a meal cooked by hip-hop mogul P. Diddy.The swim star and his huge entourage cruised into the House of Hype ... 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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China likely to win 14 percent more Olympic medals this year than in past


August 11th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): A study has calculated that China can expect to take home 14 percent more prizes during this years Olympics than it did in the last summer games ... Read more...

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