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Chinese swimming star Sun Yang aims higher


August 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China's double Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang vowed Friday to work hard for greater success.The 20-year-old swimmer made a big splash in the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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Russia unhappy at not winning weightlifting gold


August 16th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS) Russia's failure to win a gold in the weightlifting competition at the London Olympics was "uncomfortable" but not the fault of the coaching staff, the head ... Read more...

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The best Olympics for India (Review)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India will return with its best-ever Olympics medal tally from the London Games. If there is anything missing, it is a gold and that has ... Read more...

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Maken requests defence ministry for out-of-turn promotion for Vijay


August 8th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken has requested Defence Minister A.K. Antony to change out of turn promotion rules for Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar, who ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: China’s mixed doubles duo wins first badminton gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) China's mixed doubles players Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei beat their teammates Xu Chen and Ma Jin at the Wembley Arena Friday afternoon, clinching the first ... Read more...

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Cuban wins Olympic silver in judo


July 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuban judo athlete Yanet Bermoy had to settle for the silver medal in the 52-kg class after losing to North Korea's Kum Ae An Sunday at ... Read more...

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Olympic volleyball: Russia beats Britain


July 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's women's volleyball team beat Britain in straight sets in their opening Olympic group stage match here Saturday.Russia prevailed 25-19, 25-10, 25-16 against Britain, who ... Read more...

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Swimmer Ann Curtis dies


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ann Curtis, who is a renowned swimmer for winning two gold medal at the 1984 Olympics that were held in London died on Thursday at the age ... Read more...

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Dressage legend Van Grunsven ready for her seventh Olympics


July 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Soest (The Netherlands), July 14 (IANS) At 42, triple dressage Olympic champion Anky van Grunsven is aiming for gold in her seventh Summer Games' appearance, a Dutch record.Van Grunsven debuted ... Read more...

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Coe, Bubka to be inducted into IAAF Hall of Fame


June 25th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Sebastian Coe and Sergei Bubka are the latest two legends to be named among the 24 inaugural members of the Hall of Fame of International Association ... Read more...

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European swimming: Seven golds decided on penultimate day


May 27th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Debrecen (Hungary), May 27 (IANS) Spain picked up two gold medals, Italy and Germany a gold medal apiece while Slovenia, Poland and Serbia won their first gold on the sixth ... Read more...

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Iran Asian weightlifting champions


May 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 1 (IANS) Iran finished overall winners at the Asian Weightlifting Championships Tuesday.Iran claimed the title with 501 points, followed by South Korea with 500 points and Kazakhstan 441 ... Read more...

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Aditya eyeing gold at Asian Snooker


April 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India's No.1 Aditya Mehta is all set to better his silver-winning performance at the Asian Snooker Championship 2012 to be held in Doha April 20-28. ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday: Contenders share spoils


March 7th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Republicans appeared headed for a long bruising fight to pick up their nominee to challenge President Barack Obama in November with rivals sharing the spoils ... Read more...

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India win gold in Asian Grand Prix archery


February 18th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) India made a rich haul of one gold, three silver and a bronze medal in the individual section of the first Asian Grand Prix archery tournament ... Read more...

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Olympic dreams over for Rathore and Anjali (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Athen's Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and former world No.1 Anjali Bhagwat's dreams to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics ended Saturday despite winning ... Read more...

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Asian shooting: India win silver and two bronze in team events


January 14th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A day after Abhinav Bindra bagged the gold, India Saturday won one silver and two bronze medals in the team events at the Asian ... Read more...

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Paralysed cyclist cured by bike crash


November 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the Netherlands and indeed around the world are baffled after a paralyzed cyclist started walking again after a bike crash. The story of 27-year-old Monique ... Read more...

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Indian bags first gold in South Asian Beach Games


October 9th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 9 (IANS) India started its medal hunt in the inaugural South Asian Beach Games in Hambantota, claiming both the gold and silver medals in equestrian-tentpegging event.Nepal won the ... Read more...

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SDAT-RAMCO Chess: Hoyhannisyan, Girya lead


August 14th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Grandmaster Robert Hovhannisyan (Armenia) and WGM Olga Girya (Russia) led the strong pack of juniors after the 12th and penultimate round of the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World ... Read more...

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Borrowed players shine for Jharkhand


February 26th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Hosts Jharkhand won 96 medals including 33 gold for a respectable fifth place in the 34th National Games medals tally, but most of the medals were won by ... Read more...

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Jharkhand, Haryana dominate boxing at National Games


February 25th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Jharkhand and Haryana dominated the boxing arena in the ongoing 34th National Games by winning seven gold medals till Thursday, the last day of contests in the ... Read more...

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National Games: Maharashtra dominate gymnastics


February 20th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 20 (IANS) Maharashtra's gymnasts dominated the 34th National Games by winning seven of the 14 gold medals at stake in the event here Sunday.The team dominated both in the rhythmic ... Read more...

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National Games: Swimmer Richa Mishra finishes with 16 medals


February 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 IANS) Delhi swimmer Richa Mishra Saturday bagged two silver medals to finish with a rich haul of 16 medals in the 34th National Games. ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Richa Mishra wins four golds in swimming (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 14 (IANS) Swimmer Richa Mishra of Delhi bagged two more gold medals Monday, taking her gold tally to four, while Jharkhand girls got their third gold medal in taekwondo.Richa won ... Read more...

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Punjab players get cash rewards


February 5th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Feb 4 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday disbursed cash rewards of over Rs.7.48 crore to the state's players, including Commonwealth Games medalists, and announced that any player winning a ... Read more...

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Chandigarh institute awards degrees to 330 students


February 4th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday gave away degrees to 330 students at the 31st convocation of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.Nepal President ... Read more...

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Nepal’s president gets nostalgic during visit to alma mater


February 4th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav got nostalgic as he visited his alma mater, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), here Friday and cracked jokes and ... Read more...

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This wheelchair-bound weightlifter inspires many (Dec 3 is World Disability Day)


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Polio bound him to a wheelchair and he faced ridicule the first time he visited a gym. But Joginder Singh Saluja fought the odds ... Read more...

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Men’s kabaddi team wins 12th gold for India at Asian Games


November 26th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov 21(ANI): The Indian men's kabaddi team registered a 37-20 victory over Iran in the finals to bag the 12th gold for India at the Guangzhou Asian Games on Friday.It ... Read more...

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Asian Games tennis: Somdev stuns Istomin, wins gold (Second Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman Tuesday became the first Indian to win a singles gold medal in the Asian Games tennis, stunning top-seed Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-2 here ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes as rower Bajrang Lal claims Asiad gold (Evening Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Bajrang Lal Takhar claimed the nation's maiden rowing gold as Indian rowers capped their best performance in the Asian Games with five medals here Friday.Besides, the men's ... Read more...

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Asian Games rowing: Two silvers boost India’s tally (Second Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian men's rowing team gave a much-needed thrust to the medals tally with their stellar show, winning two silvers on the sixth day of competitions at the ... Read more...

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Asian Games shooting: Bronze for Vijay, Narang misses medal by a whisker (Second Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar clinched a bronze in the men's 25 metres centre fire pistol competition while ace shooter Gagan Narang missed the bronze by 0.5 points in the ... Read more...

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Asian Games shooting: Bronze for Vijay, rifle shooters disappoint (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Vijay Kumar won a bronze in the men's 25 metres centre fire pistol competition while rifle shooters put up a disappointing show in the 50 metres three ... Read more...

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