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Olympic badminton: Chinese off to a good start


July 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The first day of badminton competition at the Olympics saw little surprise as Chinese players enjoyed comfortable starts at the Wembley Arena.Fledgling shuttler Li Xuerui beat ... Read more...

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Wang Shixian left out Chinese Olympic badminton squad


July 11th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Women's World No.4 shuttler Wang Shixian was left out of China's London Olympics squad as dark horse Li Xuerui grabbed the ticket along with Wang Yihan ... Read more...

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IOC starts London Olympics’ tickets probe


June 17th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has started a probe into claims that Olympic Games officials violated regulations regarding the sale of London 2012 tickets, the ... Read more...

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Fake Olympic goods seized in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Britain's border force personnel have intercepted thousands of counterfeit Olympic goods that criminals tried to smuggle into the country to make illegal profits during the upcoming ... Read more...

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Asian Badminton: Lin quits semi-final against Chen


April 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 21 (IANS) Chinese badminton star Lin Dan, ranked second in the world, quit his semi-final clash with teammate Chen Jin due to an old injury at the ... Read more...

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Chen Jin on course for Olympic berth


April 19th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 19 (IANS) Chinese shuttler Chen Jin still needs a good run to confirm his ticket to the London Olympic Games as he and Danish veteran Peter Gade ... Read more...

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Asian badminton: Ajay Jayaram goes down fighting


April 18th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 18 (IANS) India's top shuttler Ajay Jayaram went down fighting to Wei Nan of Hong Kong over three games in the second round of the men's singles ... Read more...

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Asia Cup India’s first major hockey venture after Olympics (Lead)


May 8th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, May 8 (IANS) India's attempts to revive their sagging hockey fortunes, after failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, commence in Kuantan (Malaysia) Saturday when they take on ... Read more...

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Asia Cup India’s first meaningful hockey venture after Olympic setback


May 8th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, May 8 (IANS) India's attempts to revive their sagging hockey fortunes, after failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, commence in Kuantan (Malaysia) Saturday when they take on ... Read more...

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Used Olympic ticket market thrives in China


August 20th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (DPA) Chinese Internet users are clamouring for used Olympic tickets, with demand highest for last week's China-US basketball match and other high-profile events, media said Wednesday.Tickets are ... Read more...

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Bush calls Phelps to congratulate (Olympic side-lights)


August 18th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Michael Phelps' eight Olympic gold medals record earned him a call from US President George W. Bush. Bush telephoned Phelps Sunday and told the American swimming sensation: "if ... Read more...

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Organisers distribute 400,000 condoms to promote safe sex (Olympic sidelights)


August 16th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) More than 400,000 condoms and some 250,000 copies of the AIDS prevention pamphlet have been placed in hotel rooms across Beijing. A quarter of the condoms, ... Read more...

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Tickets for the Beijing Olympics sold out


July 27th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 27 (ANI): Tickets for the Beijing Olympics have nearly been sold out as the opening ceremony of the game draws near. By Saturday evening, 16 of the 19 ticket ... Read more...

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