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Brazil coach puts faith in Lucas


September 5th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is set to include new Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) signing Lucas Moura in his starting line-up for Friday's international friendly ... Read more...

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Girisha bags India’s first medal from Paralympics


September 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) India's para-athlete Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave the country its first medal, a silver, from the Paralympic Games here by finishing second in the Men's High Jump ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar felicitated in Chandni Chowk


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was felicitated by the people of Chandni Chowk here Saturday.The event was held on the main road of the ... Read more...

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Paralympic gold for Russia in women’s long jump


August 31st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Margarita Goncharova claimed gold in the F37/38 category of the women's long jump at the Paralympic Games here Friday.Athletes who suffer from uncontrollable muscular ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna


August 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee while a record 25 ... Read more...

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Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

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Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

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Yogeshwar, Vijay Kumar recommended for Khel Ratna


August 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) London Olympic medallists Yogeshwar Dutt and Vijay Kumar were Saturday recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award while cricketer Yuvraj Singh will be ... Read more...

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I am ready for Chelsea debut: Oscar


August 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Brazil international playmaker Oscar has declared himself ready to debut for Chelsea in the team's Premier League football season-opener against Wigan Athletic Sunday.Oscar joined his new ... Read more...

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Antony awards Rs.30 lakh to silver medallist Vijay Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday presented a cash reward of Rs.30 lakh to Vijay Kumar, who won a silver medal in the 25-metre rapid fire ... Read more...

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Army promotes Olympics medallist Vijay Kumar


August 16th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) London Olympics silver medal winning shooter Vijay Kumar was Thursday promoted as Subedar Major and was given a cash award of Rs.30 lakh along with ... Read more...

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Corruption badly affects morale of defence forces: Antony


August 14th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said corruption was a serious challenge which badly affected the morale of defence personnel and urged them to renew their ... Read more...

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South Africa tops continent’s medal standings


August 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 14 (IANS) South African athletes won more medals than any other African country at the London Olympics but fell short of the projected tally, authorities said.South Africa ... Read more...

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Sushil, Yogeshwar return home to hero’s welcome


August 14th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Olympic medal winning wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt returned home late Monday night to a hero's welcome as hordes of supporters, including ... Read more...

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Mexico has best Olympics in over 40 years


August 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The Mexican contingent for London Olympics ensured the country's best performance at the Summer Games in over 40 years, winning seven medals, including one gold, three ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha hails Olympic medal winners


August 13th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday congratulated Olympic medal winners Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt and MC Mary Kom for bringing glory to the nation.While ... Read more...

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PM hails Sushil Kumar; railways rewards him Rs.75 lakh (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1.5 crore reward, land for Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Despite the wrestler being from Delhi's Najafgarh, the Haryana government Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 1.5 crore along with land for Sushil Kumar ... Read more...

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Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history


August 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning a silver medal at the London Olympics and expressed hope that his feat ... Read more...

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Dikshit announces Rs.1 crore award for Sushil Kumar


August 12th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday announced an award of Rs.1 crore to wrestler Sushil Kumar who bagged a silver in the 66kg freestyle ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Sushil Kumar loses final, secures silver


August 12th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Sushil Kumar lost the Olympic men's 66kg freestyle final to Japan's Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu 1-3 and settled for a silver medal at London Games here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt’s factfile


August 12th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt hit the headlines first in 2003 Commonwealth Championships by winning the gold, within five years of coming on the national scene.Overcoming a career-threatening ... Read more...

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Olympics: Rana finishes 36th in men’s 50km walk


August 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Basanta Bahadur Rana created a national record but that could only ensure him a 36th place in the men's 50km walk at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record (World Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100 metres relay in world record time at the London Olympics Friday.The US ... Read more...

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Australian woman scatters her father’s ashes on Olympic track


August 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman, whose father participated in the Olympics in 1948, the last time the Olympics were held in London and won a silver medal scattered her ... Read more...

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Australia glide to gold in men’s 470 sailing


August 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia's Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page gave their country gold in the men's 470 sailing event Friday after holding off a challenge from a British ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Kenyan Rudisha wins gold in Men’s 800m


August 10th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kenyan runner David Rudisha set a searing pace as he won Olympic 800 metres gold in world record time Thursday.Rudisha, the reigning world champion, knocked ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Deserved triumph for Merritt on good night for US (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Aries Merritt ran a personal best of 12.92 to win the 110 metres hurdles gold at the Olympic Games athletics competition here Wednesday night. It is ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: High jump champ Ukhov targets world record


August 9th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov has now turned his attention to breaking the world record, he said Wednesday.Ukhov won Olympic gold for Russia Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Swiss Guerdat bags gold in show jumping


August 8th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Steve Guerdat rode the only faultless competition to take gold in the men's individual show jumping Thursday, as the silver medal was decided by ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Gold for Australia in men’s 49er


August 8th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Australian crew of Nathan Outterridge and Iain Jensen won the gold in the Olympic men's 49er sailing class by a convincing margin here Wednesday.Outterridge ... Read more...

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Murray’s pups proudly display their master’s medals (Olympics Diary)


August 8th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS) Tennis star Andy Murray won a gold and a silver medal for Great Britain, but had his medals snatched away - by his two ... Read more...

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Olympics: Germany’s Brendel paddles to canoe gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canoeist Sebastian Brendel paddled to gold for Germany in the Olympic men's C1 1,000-metre sprint Wednesday, forcing Spain's David Figueroa Cal to settle for ... Read more...

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Singapore wins Olympic table tennis team bronze medal


August 7th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Singapore won the bronze medal in table tennis women's team event of the London Olympic Games Tuesday, beating South Korea 3-0.This is the second bronze medal ... Read more...

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