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Bhupathi-Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup team


August 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday decided to drop Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the Davis Cup team that will take on ... Read more...

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We are in the G8 of sport: Italian Olympic panel chief


August 14th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 14 (IANS) Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) president Gianni Petrucci has said "the Italian team has excelled in the London Olympics" and that the country has earned one more ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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Kenya returns to Olympic 4×400m men’s relay


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 18 (IANS) Kenya will make a comeback to the 4x400m men's relay after a 40-year-Olympic hiatus.At the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, Kenya won gold courtesy the quartet of ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Kemboi to take part in Olympics despite assault charges


June 30th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 30 (IANS) World steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi is still in the Kenyan London Olympics team after Team Kenya CEO Stephen Soi termed the assault charges against him a ... Read more...

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Beckham asked to prove his place in Olympics team


October 20th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) England's star footballer and former captain David Beckham has been told that he should prove why he deserves a place in the Team Great Britain ... Read more...

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Etihad official carrier of Pakistani special olympics team


June 21st, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etihad Airways will be the official carrier for Pakistan's special olympics team in the upcomming sports event in Athens this year, it was ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney designs 2012 Olympics gear


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) British designer Stella McCartney has launched her first men's lifestyle collection that has track pants, T-shirts and hooded sweatshirts for the British 2012 Olympics team. McCartney has been appointed ... Read more...

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China eyes winter ‘breakthrough’ in Vancouver


January 29th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 29 (DPA) China hopes its largest ever winter Olympic sports team will achieve a breakthrough next month in Vancouver and make progress towards emulating the success of the nation's summer ... Read more...

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Olympian footballers remember ‘Rahim Saab’ on his birth centenary


August 17th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Not many soccer buffs, or for that matter the All India Foobtall Federation (AIFF), may have known that legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim was born exactly ... Read more...

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Boxers say they got all help and facilities


August 26th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's first-ever individual boxing medallist Vijender Singh made it clear that he and his teammates got all facilities from both the government agencies as well as the ... Read more...

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Cuban boxers leave Beijing without gold but upbeat


August 24th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (DPA) Cuban boxers failed to win a gold medal at an Olympics for the first time in 20 years Sunday, when Carlos Banteaux Suarez lost 18-9 in his welterweight ... Read more...

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Metallica’s chiropractor working with Seychelles Olympics team


August 23rd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Heavy metal group Metallica is having to share its chiropractor with the Seychelles Olympics team.Contactmusic.com reports that the medic, known only as Dr. Don, had to fly off ... Read more...

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Milkha Singh wants Bharat Ratna for golden boy Bindra


August 11th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) If legendary Olympian runner Milkha Singh had his way, Abhinav Bindra would get the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for winning India its first individual gold ... Read more...

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Indian weightlifter out of Olympics team protests innocence


August 6th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Olympic campaign was rocked by a doping controversy two days before the Games could begin as weightlifter Monica Devi was pulled out of the Games competition ... Read more...

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Archer Reena questions Olympics selection


July 3rd, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Archer Reena Kumari, who was left out of the Indian Olympic team after the trials in Kolkata last week, slammed the Archery Association of India (AAI) alleging ... Read more...

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Twenty-three Indian sportsmen feature in Beijing Olympics team


March 13th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): At least 23 sportspersons are likely to be participating in shooting, athletics, boxing, swimming, wrestling and table tennis in the Beijing Olympics 2008. This was stated in ... Read more...

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