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Five Paralympic golds leave Savchenko incredulous


September 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Winning five gold medals in the London 2012 Paralympic pool has left swimmer Oksana Savchenko incredulous.The 21-year-old Russian set a new world record to claim ... Read more...

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Paralympic Games: Brazilian Dias wins 4th swimming gold


September 7th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazilian swimmer Daniel Dias won his fourth gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympics in the 50-meter backstroke (class S5), beating his third world record ... Read more...

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‘Khwaabb’ trailer gets 1,22,000 hits in 10 days


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) No big names, no formula! Yet the trailer of forthcoming sports-based movie "Khwaabb" has received 1,22,000 views within 10 days of its release on YouTube. ... 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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Jackky to show off eight-pack abs in ‘Ajab Gazabb Love’


August 30th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Not only will Jackky Bhagnani be showing off his eight pack abs in Sanjay Gadhvi's upcoming film "Ajab Gazabb Love", but his heroine, south actress Nidhi ... Read more...

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Limbless man swims between US and Russian Isles


August 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bering Strait, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A limbless man has challenged many when he swam from America to Asia within less than two hours. Quadruple Amputte Philippe Croizon is the alleged ... Read more...

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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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Olympic swimming: Hungarian Risztov wins gold in marathon


August 10th, 2012 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov showed her stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-km open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Hungary’s Risztov powers to gold in marathon


August 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov had the stamina to beat the field in the women's 10-kilometre open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde ... Read more...

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Olympic champion Cameron Van der Burgh admits to cheating


August 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently crowned 100m breast stroke Olympic champion Cameron Van der Burgh has just admitted that he cheated in winning the gold. The celebrated South African gold ... Read more...

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Ryan Lochte wants to join ‘Dancing With The Stars’


August 7th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ryan Lochte, the star whose Twitter following is increasing by day said that he will not mind joining the ABC show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. ... Read more...

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Journal apologises to Chinese swimmer for controversial article


August 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A prestigious academic journal has apologised to Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen for carrying a controversial article on its website that "gave the impression that we were ... Read more...

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Chinese swimming team get hero’s welcome


August 7th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) The Chinese swimming team, which won five gold medals at the London Olympics, received a hero's welcome when it arrived at the Beijing airport.Hundreds of fans ... Read more...

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Phelps reveals future: Working with kids and swimming with sharks


August 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swimming legend Michael Phelps has revealed a little of what he plans to do after recently announcing retirement from international competition.The gold medal Phelps won ... Read more...

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Olympic medals attest to China’s progress, says daily


August 6th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday said "sporting achievements attest to the country's progress" as the country led the medals tally in the London Olympics.An article in ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: Manaudou takes 50m freestyle gold


August 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French swimmer Florent Manaudou shot to the Olympic 50 metres freestyle gold, consigning defending champion Cesar Cielo to his first major final defeat in four ... Read more...

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Le Clos sends out warning to Phelps


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) South African Chad le Clos sounded out a warning to Michael Phelps that he will again be the man to beat if the American wants ... Read more...

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Phelps, Lochte showdown in 200m medley


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The most decorated Olympian, Michael Phelps has set up an enticing duel Thursday night with compatriot Ryan Lochte in the men's 200 metres individual medley.Both ... Read more...

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IOC ’sad’ at dope suspicion over Chinese swimmer


July 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Tuesday that doping in sports and groundless suspicions over stunning performances are "very sad"."You have to remember this is ... Read more...

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15-years-old swimmer wins gold at the London Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long awaited Olympic Games have come into dawn with a lot of surprises that have uplifted the participants and the countries at large. Among the games ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: French Agnel destroys field for 200-m free gold


July 31st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French swimmer Yannick Agnel crushed the field for the 200 metres freestyle gold Monday here at the Olympics.Agnel led from the start and won ... Read more...

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Lochte impressed by Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Ryan Lochte, winner of the men's 400m individual medley, admitted Sunday that China's Ye Shiwen had been a topic of conversation over the dinner table ... Read more...

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Phelps and I will still be friends, says Lochte


July 29th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) "Whatever happens, we will still be friends," was the promise made by Ryan Lochte following his stunning win in the final of the men's 400 ... Read more...

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Olympics swimming: Rochte claims gold, Phelps off podium (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) US swimming sensation Ryan Lochte stole the headlines at the London Olympics swimming Saturday with a emphatic win in the men's 400 metres individual medley, ... 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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South Korean swimmer disqualified from 400m freestyle


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) South Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan will miss the chance to defend his men's 400metre freestyle title at the London Olympics Saturday after he was disqualified ... 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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China plays down expectations for dominance at Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) China has put its name down in a repeat of dominating performance on home ground as the clock ticks down to London Olympics."It won't be a ... Read more...

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Swimmer drowns, two missing off Mumbai beach


July 1st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A teenager drowned while two others were missing after they went for a swim off Juhu beach here with their friends Sunday, police said.According to police, ... Read more...

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Brazilian swimmer banned for two years


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 28 (IANS) Brazilian swimmer Glauber Silva has been banned for two years and stripped of his place at the London Olympics for doping.Silva, who last month ... Read more...

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Norwegian world champion swimmer found dead


May 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, May 1 (IANS) The Norwegian swimming federation Tuesday said world champion Alexander Dale Oen had died following a cardiac arrest during a training camp in Flagstaff, Arizona. He was ... Read more...

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South African swimmer Townsend misses Olympic qualification


April 19th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 19 (IANS) South Africa's Darian Townsend, winner of the men's 4X100m relay at the 2004 Athens Olympics, failed to qualify for the London Olympics in the 200m freestyle ... Read more...

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Woman’s body found in suitcase in Hong Kong waters


April 5th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by BNO News
KOWLOON, HONG KONG (BNO NEWS) -- Police in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase on early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Clooney’s girlfriend Stacy Keiber parties in Las vegas


February 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) George Clooney’s girlfriend Stacy Keiber sure likes to party, with or without him. She was the hostess of an exclusive party at The Bank Nightclub, which ... Read more...

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Woman swims for 12 hours to save herself


September 24th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) Her husband threw her into a river to get rid off her probably not knowing that she was a good swimmer. Amrita Kumari is alive, but ... Read more...

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