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Olympics wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar inches closer to bronze medal (Fifth Lead, correcting Intro)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari 3-1 in Repechage 2 to set up a ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar a win away from bronze (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico in Repechage 2 to qualify for ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in second repechage (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt moved closer to an Olympic bronze medal as he defeated Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico to move into the second repechage round of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge (Overall India Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.Dutt ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Indian wrestlers Amit Kumar, Narsingh Yadav out (India Intro Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's male wrestlers started their Olympic campaign on a disappointing note with both Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashing out of their respective weight categories ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

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Olympics: Geeta Phogat out of wrestling (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out of the Olympics after she lost her first repechage round to Ukraine's Tetyana Lazareva 3-0 in the women's 55kg wrestling ... Read more...

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Olympics: Geeta to wrestle in repechage; Devendro, Sahana out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost her opening wrestling bout, while woman high jumper Sahana Kumari's plunge was short of taking her to the final in the London ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Gonzalez stuns Lee for gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain's Joel Gonzalez thrashed South Korea's Lee Daehoon for Olympic gold in the final of the men's flyweight taekwondo tournament Wednesday.Gonzalez, a flyweight world champion, ... Read more...

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Gold for France’s Decosse in women’s 70 kg judo


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Lucie Decosse took the women's 70 kg judo gold at the Olympics Wednesday, beating Germany's Kerstin Thiele by waza-ari in the final.Decosse won ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers out of medal contention (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Sawarn Singh and the pair of Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar Tuesday were out of medal contention and now will be looking to make ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers in sem-final


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Swaran Singh qualified for the semi-final of the men's singles scull while his compatriots Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar booked their place in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan stay on course as archers, shooters bow out (Overall Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal made a confident start, while boxer Jai Bhagwan followed his senior teammate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 to give ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Jai Bhagwan, Vijender add lustre to India’s campaign (Intro Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal eased out her opening match rival and boxer Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers Sandeep-Manjeet in repechage (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian rowers Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finished fourth in the first heat of the men's lightweight double scull at the Eton Dorney but qualified for ... Read more...

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Olympics: New Zealand rowers set records


July 29th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The New Zealand rowers had a strong start to their Olympic regatta, setting a new world and Olympic record on the first day of the competition ... Read more...

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Wrestler Anil Kumar wins silver in Asian Championship


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's Anil Kumar Sunday won a silver in the 60-kg Greco-Roman style in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship at Tashkent.Anil lost to Almat Kebispayev of ... Read more...

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Asian Games wrestling: Mausam Khatri wins bronze in freestyle


November 25th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) Indian wrestler Mausam Khatri won a bronze in the men's freestyle 96 kg category while Rajiv Tomar and Nirmala Devi crashed out in their categories in the Asian ... Read more...

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Asian Games wrestling: Tomar and Nirmala out; Mausam in repechage


November 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) Indian grapplers Rajiv Tomar and Nirmala Devi crashed out of the wrestling competition, but Mausam Khatri still has a chance of winning the bronze medal as he made ... Read more...

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Asian Games wrestling: Ram, Pradeep miss bronze


November 24th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian wrestlers Pradeep Kumar and Ram Vir lost their bronze medal play-offs at the Asian Games here Wednesday. Pradeep lost 1-3 to North Korea's Yang Chun ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four bronzes for India on day four (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Mahita finish ninth in points race


November 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's medal hope Mahita Mohan came a dismal ninth while Suchitra Devi Konsam could not finish the women's points race finals at the Asian Games cycling here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Wrestler Ramesh wins World Championship bronze


September 24th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian grappler Ramesh Kumar won bronze in the 74-kg freestyle category of the World Wrestling Championship at Herning in Denmark thus ending a 42-year-old medal wait ... Read more...

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We are as good as any other wrestlers in the world, says Sushil (Interview)


August 24th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Shy, unassuming and almost self-effacing and yet very confident, is how one can describe wrestler Sushil Kumar, who till 15 minutes before he won the bronze medal was ... Read more...

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Wrestler Sushil, boxer Vijender concoct a double delight (India lead)


August 20th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Sushil Kumar and Vijender Kumar gave Indian sport a double delight Wednesday. Freestyle 66-kg wrestler Sushil, all of five-foot-four, won a bronze medal, and Vijender, an incredibly handsome ... Read more...

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Sushil wrestles his way through Repechage for a historic bronze (Wrestling, Overall Lead)


August 20th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) As India's interest in the Olympics seemed to wane after Abhinav Bindra's gold medal, diminutive Sushil Kumar gave the contingent here an unexpected boost with his bronze medal ... Read more...

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The Olympic wrestling format - how Sushil won the bronze


August 20th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) It may be the ultimate rural sport in India, but the rules and the format of how the entire wrestling competition takes place at the Olympics and Asian ... Read more...

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Sushil wrestles his way to a stunning bronze(Second Lead)


August 20th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Freestyle wrestler Sushil Kumar scored a stunning win over Kazakhstan's Leonid Spiridonov in the extra 30-second period after the third round of the 66 kg category to clinch ... Read more...

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Wrestler Sushil grabs Olympic bronze(Lead)


August 20th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Fifty six years after wrestler Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav gave India its first ever individual Olympic medal, Sushil Kumar won an unexpected bronze from the same discipline defeating Leonid ... Read more...

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Delhi government announces Rs.5 million for wrestler Sushil


August 20th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi chief minister Sheila Dixit Wednesday announced a cash award of Rs.5 million for Olympic bronze medal winning wrestler Sushil Kumar."It is a great achievement for Sushil. ... Read more...

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Wrestler Dutt eliminated in second round


August 19th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt won his first round, but then lost to a more experienced wrestler in the second to crash out of the Olympic men's 60 kg freestyle competition ... Read more...

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Schedule of Indian competitors in Olympics Tuesday


August 12th, 2008 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) The schedule of Indian competitors on the fourth day of competition at the 29th Olympics Games here Tuesday: Shooting: Rajyavardhan Rathore (double trap, qualification and final) and Samresh ... Read more...

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