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Olympic athletics: Felix wins 200m gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Allyson Felix won Olympic gold in the 200 metres sprint Wednesday.Felix, the Beijing silver medalist, clocked 21.88 for gold, holding off 100 metres champion ... Read more...

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Indian Army welcomes home silver medalist Vijay Kumar


August 8th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter Vijay Kumar returned home from London Wednesday to a rousing welcome by the Indian Army, which was out in full ... Read more...

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Golf: Rashid Khan leads by four strokes


August 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Rashid Khan of Delhi fired a five-under-67 in extremely windy and overcast conditions to take the clubhouse lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship ... Read more...

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Olympic pole vault: America’s Jenn Suhr wins gold


August 7th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) Jenn Suhr of the US claimed Olympic gold Monday in a subdued pole vault final where defending champion Yelena Isinbaeva had to settle for ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kemboi wins 3,000m steeplechase for Kenya


August 6th, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya won Olympic gold in the 3,000 metres steeplechase Sunday after defending champion Brimin Kiprop Kipruto tripped up in the penultimate back ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Beijing Olympic winners retain gold (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A four-year wait didn't reduce their sharpness in track and field as two defending champions triumphed in the opening two athletics events at the London Olympics.... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: China’s Lin Qinfeng lifts 69-kg gold


August 1st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Qingfeng dominated the men's 69-kg competition to win China's third weightlifting gold at the London Olympics.Lin snatched 157 kg and added 187 kg 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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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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Rich haul of medals for India in Asian Women’s Boxing


March 25th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India's women boxers M.C. Mary Kom and L. Sarita Devi bagged gold as the team Sunday finished with a rich haul of two gold, four ... Read more...

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Chadha moves to top, Chikka lying second at Inter State Golf


June 16th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 16 (IANS) Asian Games silver medalist and Faldo series winner Chandigarh's Abhijit Chadha played consistently and reaped rich rewards as he moved into a four-shot lead with one ... Read more...

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Dismal show by Indian recurve archers


May 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS)Indian recurve archers shot wayward to fall like ninepins in the individual elimination round of the men's and women's section of the World Cup (Stage I) at ... Read more...

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Haryana gives Rs.15 lakh each to three gold medal wining wrestlers


October 6th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has announced a reward of Rs 15 lakh to each of the three state wrestlers for winning the first three golds at ... Read more...

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Silver medalist Chanu sad after missing the Gold in CWG


October 5th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi. Oct. 5 (ANI): Indian weightlifter Soniya Chanu, who won silver medal in the 48-kilograms women's weightlifting category on the first day of the Commonwealth Games, is dejected since she failed ... Read more...

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Cash rewards announced for Indian medal winners in Commonwealth Games


October 4th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora and Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma have separately announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners in the ... Read more...

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Goa chief minister impressed with CWG facilities


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) A portion of a false ceiling at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the main venue of the Commonwealth Games (CWG), collapsed in New Delhi Wednesday, a day after a ... Read more...

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CWG will be a success, says Gill


September 7th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.7 (ANI): Expressing confidence that the upcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games will be held successfully, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Dr. M.S. Gill on Tuesday announced doubling of cash ... Read more...

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Many top Canadian athletes to skip CWG


August 5th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 5 (IANS) Many top Canadian athletes have opted out of the Commonwealth Games as Canada announced a 40-member team for the Delhi mega event from Oct 6 to ... Read more...

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Jayaram prevails in Asian Junior chess


June 15th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Defending champion Ashwin Jayaram of India, employing the Sicilian defence, defeated compatriot Pratik Patil to take full points in the first round of the Asian Junior chess championship, ... Read more...

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Four time Olympian Julia Mancuso breaks record for most U.S. national titles in alpine skiing


March 24th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by BNO News
WILMINGTON, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A four-time Olympian broke the record for most U.S. national titles in alpine skiing, the Olympic Regional Development Authority said Tuesday.Julia Mancuso, 26, of Olympic Valley, ... Read more...

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Shani Davis Wins 1000 Meter Speed Skating In Vancouver Olympics


February 18th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Richmond, British Columbia, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shani Davis shone bright in Vancouver Winter Olympics on Wednesday and he became the first speed skater in Olympic to win the 1000 ... Read more...

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US Figure Skating Championship Welcomes New Entries And Bids Goodbye To Veterans


January 24th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Figure Skating Championships this year saw some comebacks, some new entries, and also some farewells. While it saw the comeback that never ... Read more...

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Sasha Cohen Loses Chance Of Comeback In Olympics


January 24th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year, the United States Figure Skating Championships saw the end to Sasha Cohen's dream of making a comeback in figure skating circles. She had ... Read more...

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Sasha Cohen Makes A Stunning Comeback


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sasha Cohen delivered a stunning performance during her comeback session at the Olympics trials. The trials mark her comeback after a self imposed hiatus of ... Read more...

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Sasha Cohen To Appear In Olympics Trial After Four Years


January 20th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sasha Cohen is being touted to make a comeback in the Olympics. She had been absent from the Olympics' skating scene for the last four years. ... Read more...

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IOC denies Thanou sprint gold


December 10th, 2009 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), Dec 10 (DPA) Olympic officials decided against giving the 100 metre gold stripped from Marion Jones to Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board has reallocated other ... Read more...

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Berlin World Track And Field Championships 2009


August 20th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
In the 1500 meters run at the 12th IAAF World Track And Field Championships on Tuesday Wurt Thomas was seen moving on from the preliminary round with a record of 4 minutes, ... Read more...

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Chinese film producers face financial woes


July 18th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (Xinhua) Chinese film producers are struggling to make ends meet even though the country's movie industry earns good profits, say officials. Hollywood blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" collected 400 ... Read more...

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Bobby Lashley Defeats Bob Sapp


June 28th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by GD
The MMA fans had a huge excitement as two stalwart wrestlers, Bobby Lashley and Bob Sapp came up for a fight over the ring and much to the satisfaction of his fans, ... Read more...

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Anirban Lahiri, Digvijay Singh best Indians at Midea Classic


October 16th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Oct 16 (IANS) Anirban Lahiri and Digvijay Singh were the leading Indians at the end of the first round of the $500,000 Midea China Classic here Thursday. Lahiri, an Asian Games ... Read more...

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Images : Shawn Johnson finally wins her gold on Balance Beam


August 20th, 2008 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
BEIJING - AUGUST 19: (L-R) Silver medalist Nastia Liukin of the USA, gold medalist Shawn Johnson of the USA and bronze medalist Cheng Fei of China pose on the podium ... Read more...

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Samoan boxer injured in Olympic bout, sent to hospital


August 10th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 9 (Xinhua) Samoa's 81-kg-class boxer Farani Tavui was sent to hospital late Saturday after he suffered a heavy punch on his head during an Olympic preliminary match against Croatia's Marijo ... Read more...

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Olympic flame lit in Olympia amid protests


March 24th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Athens, March 24 (DPA) The Beijing 2008 Olympic torch was lit by the sun's rays in ancient Olympia Monday amid protests by pro-Tibet demonstrators who tried to disrupt the event. Despite an ... Read more...

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Flame for Beijing Olympics lit in Olympia


March 24th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Athens, March 24 (DPA) The Beijing 2008 Olympic torch was lit by the sun's rays in ancient Olympia Monday, marking the start of a five-month international torch relay that will end with ... Read more...

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