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I will be hard to beat next season: Blake


September 21st, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) Reigning 100 metres world champion Yohan Blake has sent out an early warning that he will be hard to beat when the new track and field ... Read more...

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Coach key to my success, says Bolt


September 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has hailed coach Glen Mills as the key to his recent success at the London Olympics.The 26-year-old swept both sprints to become ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone 5 is slimmer, lighter (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's much awaited next-generation iPhone is finally here. The iPhone5 sports a larger four-inch screen that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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China gets 300th gold in Paralympic history


September 7th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Para-athlete Zhao Xu took China's 300th gold medal in Paralympic history here Thursday, winning the men's 100m-T46 final.Zhao Xu, 27, who began the sport in Grade ... Read more...

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I stayed on for the fans, says Bolt


September 1st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) As the curtains come down on a gruelling season, Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt says if it were not for the fans he would have ended his ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt hangs out with Sir Alex Fegurson


August 27th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jamaican king of sprint Usain Bolt was seen with Manchester United’s Sir Alex Fegurson after the game on Saturday where Manchester United beat Fulham with three goals ... Read more...

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Now Blake keen on playing in Australia’s Big Bash


August 17th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international ... Read more...

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Olympic spectators treated to Cathedral of Sewage


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greenway, is a renovated pathway was where the Olympic fans were after watching Usain Bolt sprint to glory and also Michael Phelps take his record breaking bow ... Read more...

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Olympics: Russia storms to canoe sprint double gold


August 11th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian pair Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko blitzed the field for gold in the Olympic canoe sprint men's kayak double event Saturday.Postrigay and Dyachenko raced ... Read more...

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Olympics: Canoe sprint gold for New Zealand’s Carrington


August 11th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion Lisa Carrington of New Zealand paddled to Olympic canoe sprint gold in women's kayak single 200 metres event Saturday.Carrington burst out of the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Ukrainian powers to men’s canoe sprint gold


August 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yuriy Cheban of the Ukraine took the Olympic canoe sprint gold medal in the men's 200 metres here Saturday.Cheban, a Beijing bronze medallist in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s McKeever speeds to canoe gold (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ed McKeever of Britain sped to canoe sprint Olympic gold in the men's kayak singles 200 metres event Saturday.The 2010 world champion charged into an ... Read more...

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Olympics: McKeever wins canoe gold


August 11th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ed McKeever of Britain sped to canoe sprint Olympic gold in the men's kayak singles 200 metres event Saturday.The 2010 world champion charged into an ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: I have nothing left to prove, says Bolt (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a show of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres here ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt storms to 200m glory to make history


August 10th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt scorched to Olympic gold in the men's 200 metres Thursday, blazing into the history books as the first sprinter to retain both ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt breezes into 200m final


August 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt is poised to defend his Olympic 200 metres title Thursday in a bid to cement his status as a sprint legend. Bolt effortlessly breezed into ... Read more...

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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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Olympics: Hungarian duo wins Kayak gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Hungarian pair of Rudolf Dombi and Roland Kokeny had just enough energy left to hold off a late charge from a Portuguese duo and ... Read more...

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Olympics: Foster-Hylton ends sterling career after hurdle mishap


August 8th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican hurdler Brigitte Foster-Hylton says the 2012 season will be the last of her long, sterling career, a day after she crashed out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympics Athletics: Sally Pearson fastest hurdler, reinstated Toufiq triumphs (Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Sally Pearson of Australia set a new Olympics record to win the gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles while reinstated Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi produced a ... Read more...

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Acting is exhausting: Kate Beckinsale


August 8th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale considers going to rehab after making a movie because it is so tiring.The 38-year-old always feels drained after shooting a film but she ... Read more...

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Forget winning 200m title, Bolt tells Blake


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic GB cycling: Kenny sprints to gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jason Kenny sprinted to victory at the Olympic velodrome Monday, beating France's Gregory Bauge in the men's sprint final.Kenny had earlier broken the Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Former world champ Kim Collins pulls out of sprint


August 4th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Former world champion 100 metres runner Kim Collins has said he will not run in the Olympics after a fallout with his national Olympic committee.Reports ... Read more...

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Olympics: Carl Lewis expects ’surprise’ in men’s 100m event


August 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) American track and field legend Carl Lewis expects close competition in the men's 100 metres event in the London Olympics."I never do prediction on races. But ... Read more...

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St. Kitts sprinter Williams sent home after testing positive


July 29th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) St. Kitts and Nevis sprinter Tameka Williams has been sent home from the London Olympics after failing a doping test, officials said Sunday.The St Kitts and ... Read more...

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Olympics: Dutch cyclist Voss wins women’s road race


July 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch cyclist Marianne Voss took the gold in the women's road race Sunday after leading a three-rider breakaway that took all the medals at the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gilbert eyes medal to end disappointing season


July 27th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert aims to win a medal in the men's cycling road race at the 2012 London Olympics to end his disappointing season."My season ... Read more...

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Kiprop eyes gold at London Games


July 17th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop will briefly interrupt his training to compete at the Monaco Diamond League Friday to gauge himself before moving on to London ... Read more...

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Bolt unfazed despite two shockers from Blake


July 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstson (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Back-to-back defeats for Usain Bolt have set tongues wagging about a possible change of guard at the top at the upcoming London Olympics, but ... Read more...

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Try sprinting to shed belly fat


July 1st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Want to shed that belly fat? Try sprinting, say Australian researchers.Just 20 minutes of sprints on an exercise bike, three times a week, will do.It ... Read more...

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Bolt escapes unhurt in a minor car crash


June 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica) June 11, (IANS/CMC) Double sprint world record holder Usain Bolt escaped injury after he was involved in a minor car crash here in the Jamaican capital.The Olympic champion crashed ... Read more...

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Bolt says 18 seconds a possibility for 200m


June 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt flirted with the idea of running 18 seconds in the 200 metres but reiterated that his immediate focus was to defend his ... Read more...

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