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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal

July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad

July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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Rudisha, Jelimo spearhead Kenyan challenge in Diamond League

July 3rd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 3 (IANS) World 800m champion David Rudisha and Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo will jet out Tuesday for Europe to compete in Diamond League and Grand Prix races.The two ... Read more...

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Robles to train in Spain ahead of Olympics

June 26th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 26 (IANS) Olympic champion and world record holder in the 110-meter hurdles, Dayron Robles, will train in Spain in the run-up to the London Olympics.Trainer Santiago Antunez said ... Read more...

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14 World Cups and counting for journalist David Miller!

July 4th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 4 (IANS) When a young football writer named David Miller made his World Cup debut alongside 17-year-old Brazilian wonder kid Pele, little did he know it was ... Read more...

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Becks’ football academy closing in January

November 28th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): David Beckham's flagship football academy in Greenwich is closing in January, it has emerged.According to reports, the multi-million pound centre's five-year lease on its site is not ... Read more...

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‘Combat Barbie’ steps in as new Miss England

November 7th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 7 (ANI): Lance Corporal Katrina Hodge has been crowned the new Miss England after former winner Rachel Christie withdrew from the title.Christie, who was the first black woman to be ... Read more...

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Chinese police studying religious practices ahead of Olympics

July 24th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Shenyang (China), July 24 (Xinhua) Police in the Olympic football co-host city Shenyang in northeast China are being imparted knowledge of different religious practices in a bid to understand foreigners and avoid ... Read more...

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