olympic records

Rogge lauds athletes, says Olympics happy and glorious (Lead)

August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Olympic Games are over for the thousands of athletes who had shed tears and sweat to get to London. It's time for them to party.International ... Read more...

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US shooter Gray on target for rifle gold

August 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jamie Lynn Gray of the United States shot her way to gold in the women's 50 metres rifle three positions Saturday, setting two Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt, Blake headline weekend track action

August 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) The much anticipated track and field segment of the London Olympics runs off Friday with the first round of the women's 100 metre expected to be the ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: China’s Lin Qinfeng lifts 69-kg gold

August 1st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Qingfeng dominated the men's 69-kg competition to win China's third weightlifting gold at the London Olympics.Lin snatched 157 kg and added 187 kg in ... Read more...

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China’s Li lifts Olympic gold in 58 kg, breaks record

July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Li Xueying won women's weightlifting gold in the 58kg category Monday, setting two Olympic records.Li, twice former world champion, set records in the snatch ... Read more...

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Archery: Indian men a big let down on opening day (Lead)

July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) In an anti-climax to the pre-competition hype, Indian archery hit a new low on Day One of the 30th Olympic Games at Lord's with the men ... Read more...

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37 World, 77 Olympic records broken as Games go on in Beijing

August 22nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Aug 22 (ANI): A total of 37 world and 77 Olympic records had been shattered at the ongoing Beijing Olympic Games by Thursday night, organizers said today.Announcing this, Liu ... Read more...

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Olympic Village sets records in services

August 15th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The Olympic Village has set Olympic records for its service and "green" design, an official said on Friday. Xinhua quoted Deng Yaping, the famed Olympic table tennis champion ... Read more...

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Why do Olympic records keep tumbling?

August 12th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) Why are Olympic and world records being shattered regularly? A study shows that it is not because today's athletes are stronger than their predecessors but because of better ... Read more...

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Indian women shooters fail to qualify for 10m air rifle event

August 9th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 9 (ANI): Indias hope of getting a medal in Shooting fell flat on Saturday as shooters Anjali Bhagwat and Avneet Kaur Sidhu failed to qualify for the Olympics finals ... Read more...

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Beijing announces dust control for Olympics

March 12th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, March 12 (DPA) China on Wednesday announced new measures to control dust ahead of this year's Olympics in Beijing with a top official promising air clean enough to allow athletes to ... Read more...

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