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Jamaican trio wins but Fraser-Pryce beaten again


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican runners Nickel Ashmeade, Rosemarie Whyte and Kaliese Spencer took victories but compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce played second fiddle again to American Carmelita Jeter at the Birmingham Grand ... Read more...

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US claim basketball gold, Ugandan marathon (Overall World Roundup)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points as the US edged Spain 107-100 to retain the Olympic men's basketball title while marathon runner ... Read more...

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Police scan Kanda’s 400 SMS to Geetika


August 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Police are whaling through voluminous 400 SMSes sent to former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, who committed suicide here Aug 5, by her former employer ... Read more...

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IOC bans Syrian hurdler for doping


August 11th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's 400-metre hurdler Ghfran Almouhamad has been disqualified from the London Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russian Antyukh wins 400m hurdles gold (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Natalya Antyukh won the women's 400 metres hurdles Olympic gold Wednesday by posting a personal best of 52.70 seconds for the top medal, holding ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russia’s Antyukh storms to 400m hurdles gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Natalya Antyukh stormed to the women's 400 metres hurdles Olympic gold Wednesday.The Russian posted a personal best of 52.70 seconds for gold, holding off ... Read more...

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Olympics: James storms to men’s 400m gold (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The outstanding Kirani James added an Olympics gold to his fast-growing resume by racing to a personal best time to win the men's 400 metres in dominating ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Isenbayeva misses hat-trick; second gold for Sanchez after eight (Athletics Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Double Olympic Champion and World record holder Elena Isinbayeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to Jennifer Suhr at the London Games.Isinbayeva had not looked at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Suhr soars over Isinbayeva, China still on top (World Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 7 (IANS) Double Olympic champion and world record holder Yelena Isinbaeva relinquished her Olympic pole vault crown to American Jennifer Suhr and China held on to its top ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sanchez storms to men’s 400m hurdles gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic won Olympic gold in the men's 400 metres hurdles Monday.Sanchez, the Olympic champion in Athens in 2004, clocked a ... Read more...

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Olympics: James on verge of 400m title


August 6th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/CMC) Grenadian Kirani James came one step closer to adding an Olympic gold medal to his World title when he clocked a season-best time to win his semi-final ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Blade Runner’s 400 metre dream over


August 6th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The first half of Oscar Pistorius' incredible Olympic adventure came to an end Sunday night when he failed to qualify for the final of the men's ... Read more...

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British Olympic chief defends Chinese swimmer Ye


July 31st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Colin Moynihan, chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA), has spoken out in defence of 16-year-old Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen against doping suspicions.Ye's swim in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Dana Vollmer sets world record in women’s 100m butterfly


July 30th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) America's Dana Vollmer took the limelight in the pool at the London Olympics Sunday as she wiped out the world record in women's 100 metres ... Read more...

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Lochte impressed by Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Ryan Lochte, winner of the men's 400m individual medley, admitted Sunday that China's Ye Shiwen had been a topic of conversation over the dinner table ... Read more...

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Phelps and I will still be friends, says Lochte


July 29th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) "Whatever happens, we will still be friends," was the promise made by Ryan Lochte following his stunning win in the final of the men's 400 ... Read more...

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Olympics swimming: Rochte claims gold, Phelps off podium (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men's 400 metres individual medley, ... Read more...

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Olympics: China’s Ye Shiwen shatters world record in swimming


July 29th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) China's Ye Shiwen shattered the world record to win a gold medal in the women's 400 metres individual medley at the London Olympics Saturday.Ye touched in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Rochte claims first gold in London, Phelps off podium


July 29th, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte claimed gold in the men's 400 metres individual medley at the London Olympics while his superstar teammate Michael Phelps failed ... Read more...

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Phelps scrapes into 400m individual medley final


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fourteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps scraped into the final of the men's 400 metres individual medley of the London Games Saturday, qualifying last ... Read more...

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James gets Olympic warm-up win, Fraser-Pryce loses


July 15th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS/CMC) World champion Kirani James warmed up for his first assault on an Olympic medal with a victory in the men's 400 metres but Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce ... Read more...

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Gay says Olympic 100m open affair after Paris win


July 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 8 (IANS/CMC) American Tyson Gay has declared the 100 metres at the London Olympics an open affair after winning the event at the Paris Diamond League.The former World ... Read more...

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Despite hardships, families of striking Air India pilots support stir


June 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) They are highly skilled pilots but in danger of losing their jobs and face an uncertain financial future. The striking aviators of Air India, ... Read more...

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Bolt answers critics with world-leading time


June 1st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/CMC) Reigning Olympic double sprint champion Usain Bolt silenced his detractors, storming to a world-leading 9.76 seconds to win the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League here.Questions ... Read more...

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Powell edged out but Walker posts world-leading time


May 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 12 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell blamed jet lag for his loss to resurgent American star Justin Gatlin after he conceded an early-race lead to finish second in the ... Read more...

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Blake warns Bolt with convincing 100m win


May 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Cayman Islands), May 11 (IANS/CMC) World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake stormed to the second fastest time in the world this year to win the 100 metres at the ... Read more...

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South Korea aims 10 gold medals at London Olympics


April 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) South Korea aims to capture more than 10 gold medals for a top-10 finish in the London Olympics, with hopes running high after the country's superlative ... Read more...

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Russian missile maker Almaz Antei expands


April 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian missile manufacturer Almaz Antei will build a new air defence systems' plant by 2015.The company manufactures S-300 and S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile (SAM) ... Read more...

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Russia seals missile deal


March 20th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow-based missile manufacturer Avangard has signed a contract to supply Russia's defense ministry with missiles for its new S-400 air defense systems, the ministry said ... Read more...

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Russia unveils robot for space missions


March 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has built an android -- a robot resembling a human being -- to work in orbit.The robot, S-400, will be Russia's first space robot ... Read more...

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Russia will counter US missile defence: Medvedev


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will continue with the overhaul of its missile defence unless the US drops its plans for a European missile shield or proposes a scheme ... Read more...

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Russia to deploy S-400 air defence systems near borders


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will place several new S-400 Triumf air defence systems near its borders in 2012, Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin has said.The S-400 can engage ... Read more...

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No S-400 missile exports before 2015: Russia


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to export the S-400 Triumf air-defence system before 2015, a state-controlled arms exporter said Thursday."Until 2015 all the S-400s will be ... Read more...

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Phelps wins 400m medley gold at Austin meet


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) American swimming star Michael Phelps won the men's 400-meters individual medley at the Austin Grand Prix.The 16-time gold medallist at the Olympics dominated the medley ... Read more...

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Just 4 percent of India’s retail is organised


November 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The share of the organised sector in India's $400-billion retail industry is miniscule at around 4 percent, leaving scope for growth and foreign equity investment, ... Read more...

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