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Olympics: Sushil secures silver on concluding day (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar's silver Sunday made him the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics and ensured the country's sixth ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil first to win back-to-back medals (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Trap shooter Sandhu finishes 16th


August 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu failed to enter the final of men's trap event as he finished 16th in the qualification round of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Four shot at gurudwara in US, two critical (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were shot in an attack just after 10 a.m. Sunday at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, ... Read more...

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Several injured in shooting at US gurudwara


August 6th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Several people have been injured in a shooting incident at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, according to US media reports.Two ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Manavjit may miss final cut (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu stands the risk of missing out the final round after he finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Sandhu 25th in trap, may miss final cut


August 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men's qualification and risks missing the final round of ... Read more...

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Olympics: South Korea’s one-two in 50 m pistol


August 5th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean shooters took the gold and silver in the men's 50 metre pistol at the London Olympics Sunday, with the top prize going to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Super Saina wins bronze, Manoj Kumar loses (Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal became the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic medal Saturday when she bagged the bronze after her opponent, China's Xin Wang, retired hurt ... Read more...

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Saina deserved the medal for her sheer commitment, says father


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal might have got lucky to win an Olympic bronze Saturday but she deserved the medal for her sheer commitment to the game, said her ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Vijay Kumar qualifies for final


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian shooter Vijay Kumar qualified for the final round of the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event at the 2012 London Olympics here Friday.The 26-year-old clocked 585, ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Karmakar finishes fourth in 50m rifle prone (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar finished a credible fourth in the men's 50 meters rifle prone event here Friday while Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Olympic: Narang misses 50m rifle prone qualification, Karmakar in


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Gagan Narang, India's lone medallist in the London Olympics so far, failed to make the final of the men's 50 metres rifle prone event here ... Read more...

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Olympic: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the competition at the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the shooting competition of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s double trap shooter Ronjan out


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th in the qualification at ... Read more...

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I achieved what I came here to do: Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooter Gagan Narang, who won India's first medal at the London Olympics, a bronze in 10-metre air rifle, said Monday that he had achieved what ... Read more...

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Needed a little luck: Bindra (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, who Monday failed to defend the gold medal he won in Beijing four years ago, said luck deserted him during the ... Read more...

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I am sure Gagan will do well: Bindra (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, who Monday failed to defend his gold medal in the 10 metres air rifle event, hoped his compatriot Gagan Narang will ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Bindra fails to qualify, Narang makes final


July 30th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra crashed out of the London Games by failing to qualify for men's 10-metre air rifle final while compatriot Gagan ... Read more...

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Olympics: India pins hopes on shooters Abhinav, Gagan


July 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Expectations are surging once again as India's golden boy Abhinav Bindra, along with compatriot Gagan Narang, will take the range at the Royal Artillery Barracks ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian shooters Heena Sidhu, Annu Raj bow out


July 29th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh failed to qualify for the women's 10m air pistol finals at the 2012 Olympics here Sunday.Heena finished at ... Read more...

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Indian coach asks shooters to make the best of pressure


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) India's chief shooting coach Sunny Thomas asked his shooters to shoot with pressure and not against it if they want to win a medal at ... Read more...

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There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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Weather can decide the medal, says shooter Sodhi


July 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) India's top double trap shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, said weather can be the deciding factor in his event during the London Games."It ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Tigers picked for SAF Games


July 12th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have picked eight former Tamil Tigers in the national squad, and some of them will take part in the South Asian Federation (SAF) ... Read more...

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Chinese shooters ready for Games, says head coach


July 11th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Wang Yifu, head coach of Chinese shooting team for London Games, expects a hard time for his team at the London Olympics, but believes the shooters ... Read more...

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Russia backs all 24 shooters to win Olympic medals


June 26th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Shooting Union's sporting director hopes that all the 24 shooters who have qualified for the Olympics are capable of winning a medal.Igor Zolotarev told ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting test event held in London


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The shooting test event for the 2012 London Olympic Games is being held in the Royal Artillery Barracks range here, adding to the festive atmosphere as ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Congress demands arrest of BJP legislator


April 12th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Congressmen cadres Thursday demanded the arrest of Bhartiya Janata Party legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh, after Zahida Parvez, the prime accused in RTI activist Shehla ... Read more...

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Manavjit Sandhu, Imran Hassan qualify for London Olympics


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 21 (IANS) Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Imran Hassan Khan secured Olympic berths on the concluding day of the Asian Shooting Championships here, ensuring India of at least 11 ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... Read more...

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Omkar wins bronze, silver for men and women’s team


October 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Omkar Singh won the bronze while the men's and the women's teams bagged silvers in the 10 metre air pistol event at the 4th ... Read more...

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Sodhi all set to defend his shooting title


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi will look to defend his World Cup final title at Al Ain in the UAE Tuesday.Ronjan, ranked eighth, ... Read more...

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