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I have opened doors for other women wrestlers: Geeta Phogat


August 30th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics, Wednesday felt that she had opened doors for women wrestlers of ... Read more...

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Haryana Olympics players to get over Rs.6.5 crore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) While four out of the six Indian medal winners at the recent London Olympics, with a Haryana connection, will get Rs.4.5 crore for their achievements, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Ram Singh finishes 78th in men’s marathon


August 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Armyman Ram Singh Yadav finished 78th with a time of 2:30.06 hours in the Olympic men's marathon here at The Mall Sunday, marking the end of ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijender, Kashyap and Ghosh keep India’s spirits up (Overall Roundup)


July 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh, Badminton star Parupalli Kashyap and Table Tennis youngster Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's spirits up when there was despair around them on the second ... Read more...

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Thapa India’s first casualty in Olympic boxing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's young medal hope Shiva Thapa made a first round exit in the men's 56kg category of the 2012 London Olympics at the Excel Arena here ... Read more...

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Indian boxers look to make a mark at the grandest stage (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The stage looks set for the Indian boxers to create history at the London Olympics. With eight boxers qualifying for the mega event, India is ... Read more...

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2004 Olympics: Deja vu hits Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
It was dej┼Ľ vu for Indian hockey team that went into the 2004 Olympics riddled with factional fights and controversy over the appointment of German Gerhard Rach as the coach, superseding ... Read more...

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Vece Paes slams AITA’s decision


June 21st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Olympian Vece Paes has slammed All Indian Tennis Association's decision to pair his son Leander Paes with World No.328 Vishnu Vardhan at the London Olympics, ... Read more...

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Paes serves a threat, AITA defers Olympics selection (Roundup)


June 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) was forced to defer its announcement of the final pairing for the London Games till Thursday after Leander ... Read more...

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Paes threatens to withdraw from Olympics


June 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) India's tennis ace Leander Paes Wednesday served notice to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) saying he would pull out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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AITA asks sports ministry to convince warring players (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Monday asked the sports ministry to convince Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to team up with Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Sports minister asks AITA why not send two teams (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken, stepping into the Indian Olympic tennis imbroglio, Monday asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain why it was ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani swimmers allowed to compete in Olympics


June 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani swimmers have been allowed to feature in the upcoming London Olympics.The official of the Pakistan Swimming Federation ((PSF) told Xinhua Saturday that the world ... Read more...

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Steeplechase runner Sudha bags Olympic berth


June 8th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Huelva (Spain), June 8 (IANS) India's long distance runner Sudha Singh, an Asian Games gold medallist, has qualified for the 2012 London Games, breaking her own 3,000m steeple chase national ... Read more...

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Mary Kom moves closer to Olympic berth


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 15 (IANS) India's boxer M.C. Mary Kom (51kg) moved a step closer to booking a berth in the London Olympics by beating Norway's Marielle Hansen 18-6 in ... Read more...

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Shuttler Kashyap qualifies for London Olympics


April 28th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap Friday qualified for the London Olympics with third-seeded Chinese Chen Jin pulling out of the quarterfinal match, citing a wrist injury, in ... Read more...

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South African swimmer Townsend misses Olympic qualification


April 19th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 19 (IANS) South Africa's Darian Townsend, winner of the men's 4X100m relay at the 2004 Athens Olympics, failed to qualify for the London Olympics in the 200m freestyle ... Read more...

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India’s boxing future bright: Vijender


April 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Beijing 2008 bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who remains a medal hope for India at the 2012 London Olympics, Saturday said the country's boxing future looked ... Read more...

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Boxer Shiva enters semis of Olympic qualifiers


April 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 9 (IANS) Teenage boxer Shiva Thapa humbled Athens Olympics silver medallist Worapoj Petchkoon of Thailand to enter the semifinals of the 56 kg category at the Asian ... Read more...

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World hockey looking at India as major hub for the sport


February 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian hockey may be taking baby steps in seeking to regain its erstwhile stature, with its qualification for the London Olympics being among the first ... Read more...

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We need to start our Olympic preparation now: Nobbs


February 27th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs said the team's preparation for the 2012 London Olympics started Sunday with a 8-1 in over France in the final ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifier: Final can be tight, but India should win (Preview)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) By design or by accident, India are playing France Sunday in a match that matters the most in the men's hockey qualifiers here for the ... Read more...

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India should have it easy against France, says Rajpal


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former captain Rajpal Singh, who was overlooked for the ongoing men's hockey Olympic qualifiers, feels India have let in some soft goals but should comfortably ... Read more...

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Qureshi rules out bitterness with Bopanna after split


November 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi Wednesday ruled out any bitterness with India's Rohan Bopanna after their split on the ATP doubles tour, saying his former ... Read more...

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‘Only archers who qualify will go to London Olympics’


October 12th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Only those archers who have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics will represent the country, even though they have won the quota places for the ... Read more...

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World boxing meet: Devendro, Manoj make it to London Olympics


October 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Devendro Singh (49kg) and Manoj Kumar (64kg) qualified for the 2012 London Olympics by advancing to the quarter-finals of the World Boxing Championships in ... Read more...

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Indian swimmer Khade qualifies for 2012 Olympics


July 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian swimmer Virdhawal Khade has qualified for the 2012 London Olympics in the 100-metre freestyle event at the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai Wednesday.Khade ... Read more...

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Qualifying for Olympics a big challenge: Pargat


June 1st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Former hockey captain Pargat Singh, who heads the Hockey India (HI) committee to look for a foreign expert for the Indian team, said qualifying for ... Read more...

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Indian women’s boxing team to compete in China Open


May 26th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A six-member women's Indian team will participate in the second China Open boxing tournament from May 27 to June 4.The tournament that will take place ... Read more...

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Pak hockey to dump experience for youth after Asian Games with eye on Olympics


October 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 27 (ANI): Pakistan is all set to rebuild its national hockey team after the Asian Games due next month, regardless of how the players perform in the quadrennial spectacle to ... Read more...

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Ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang may not participate in CWG


August 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): India's ace rifle shooter, Gagan Narang, may not participate in Commonwealth Games as he feels demotivated due to denial of Rajiv ... Read more...

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Brasa to give a free-hand to Harendra in Asia Cup hockey


May 5th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India's new hockey coach Jose Manuel Brasa thinks that acting coach Harendra Singh has done a good job of managing the Indian team in the last couple ... Read more...

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Charlesworth tried to dissuade Brasa


May 4th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) If Spaniard Jose Brasa had heeded the advice of India's former technical advisor Ric Charlesworth he would not have been here to coach the eight times Olympic ... Read more...

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Spaniard Jose Brasa appointed India’s hockey coach


May 1st, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Spaniard Jose Brasa will take over the coaching reins of the Indian hockey team from this month's Asia Cup. Brasa has been appointed till the 2010 Asian Games ... Read more...

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