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Olympics: Michael Phelps bids farewell


August 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The first Olympic medal came on a humid August night beneath the Athenian stars eight years ago, and the 22th - the last one for ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games 2010 Kicks Off


October 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New Delhi, Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a dazzling opening ceremony on Sunday evening, the Commonwealth Games 2010 commenced its journey on Monday with the competition getting underway in as ... Read more...

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Pleasantly surprised Adlington hoping to nail England’s first CWG medal


October 4th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 4 (ANI): England's double Olympic winner Rebecca Adlington, 21, looks to set to pick the country's first medal at tonight's swimming competition.Adlington is one of Britain's few stars left in ... Read more...

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Making mega sporting events viable - the Singapore way (Comment)


October 1st, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar A majority of contingents from across the globe have given the thumbs-up to the facilities, the environment and of course the security at the 9th Commonwealth Games here, yet it ... Read more...

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Pondering over facilities as Games excitement builds up


October 1st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Following the storm is the calm, and excitement and expectations are building up as the countdown for the 2010 Commonwealth Games nears its finish.A majority ... Read more...

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Prince Albert Gets Engaged To Former Swimmer


June 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Prince Albert of Monaco has no plans whatsoever of quitting his colorful livelihood that has seen several 'beautiful' women going in and out ... Read more...

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Prince Albert of Monaco Engaged To Charlene Wittstock


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monaco’s Prince Albert recently announced his engagement to Charlene Wittstock, who is a former Olympic Swimming competitor for South Africa’s team. Miss Wittstock soon become the first crown ... Read more...

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Swimming contest held to pay tribute to Veer Savarkar


May 30th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) A century after freedom fighter Veer Savarkar swam a long distance to escape from the clutches of the British, more than 200 swimmers from 13 districts of Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Meet Deepa Malik, a rallyist with a difference


October 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 11 (IANS) Deepa Malik, who is competing in the 11th edition of what is arguably the world's highest and toughest motor rally - the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya - is a ... Read more...

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‘2009 Chicago Triathlon’ Showcases Chicago For ‘2016 Summer Olympics’


August 30th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar After participating in the 2009 USA Pro Nationals, Jenna is one among many of the participant athletes, all set to catch some "non-drafting" fun at 27th Chicago Triathlon, this ... Read more...

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Final medals tally at the World Swimming Championships


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 3 (DPA) The final medal table from the swimming competition at the 13th FINA swimming world championships, which ended here Sunday. Country ... Read more...

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Records continue to tumble at world championships


July 28th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 27 (DPA) The final session in the swimming competition at the world championships in Rome Monday saw more records being broken, following the setting of three new world earlier ... Read more...

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Records tumble on first day of swimming World Championships


July 27th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Rome, July 27 (DPA) The first day of the swimming competition at the world championships in Rome saw a flood of world records, as three of ... Read more...

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Records tumble on first day of world swimming championships


July 27th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 27 (DPA) The first day of the swimming competition at the world championships in Rome Sunday saw a flood of world records, as three of the four gold medals ... Read more...

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Can anybody upstage Phelps in Rome?


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Rome, July 22 (DPA) The swimming competition at the Olympics in Beijing last year was completely dominated by American superstar Michael Phelps, who won eight gold medals ... Read more...

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Dagny Knutson wins 400m freestyle swimming competition


May 17th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
The world of swimming is surely seeing one of the most radical changes. While the fans of Aaron Peirsol are basking in his glory after his win against Michael Phelps, there is ... Read more...

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First lead: Eighth win for Phelps; four golds for Britain and China


August 17th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 17 (DPA) US swimming great Michael Phelps made history Sunday when he won his eighth gold medal of the Beijing Olympics to eclipse the 36-year-old record of compatriot Mark Spitz. ... Read more...

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Phelps wins eighth gold, US relay breaks world record


August 17th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 17 (DPA) Michael Phelps Sunday broke the record for the most number of gold medals at an individual Olympic Games as he helped the US team win the 4x100m medley ... Read more...

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German swimmer gatecrashes US victory parade


August 15th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 15 (DPA) Germany's Britta Steffen gatecrashed an American victory parade Friday as she took the women's 100m freestyle-the only non-American to win a gold medal in the Olympic swimming competition ... Read more...

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Indians out of Olympic swimming competition


August 14th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian challenge ended in Olympics swimming with Virdhawal Khade and Ankur Poseria failing to qualify in their respective events at the National Aquatic Centre here Thursday. ... Read more...

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Australians and US share swimming spoils


August 10th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) The long-awaited medal clash between the US and Australia ended in a draw on the first day of the Olympic swimming competition Sunday, with each taking gold and ... Read more...

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Sejwal fails to qualify in 100 mt breaststroke


August 9th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS)India's Sandip Sejwal failed to qualify in the heats of men's 100 metre breaststroke in the swimming competition of the 29th Olympic Games here Saturday. Sejwal was second in ... Read more...

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Tibetans enjoy ‘Parallel Olympics’


May 25th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), May 25 (ANI):On the third day of the Tibetan Olympics, the main attraction was a swimming competition that was held in village Sidhpur near Dharamshala. The Tibetans, who are ... Read more...

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Beijing Games volunteers’ corps launched (Olympic Snippets)


May 5th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 5 (Xinhua) The volunteers corps for the Beijing Olympics and Paralympics has been officially launched here with the games' chief organiser, Liu Qi, handing the team its flag at a ... Read more...

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42-month-old kid swim across 3.5 km broad Krishna


December 27th, 2007 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 27 (ANI): Two children in Vijayawada astonished everyone here recently by setting new swimming records for their age in the Krishna River that is 1.5 kilometres in width. ... Read more...

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Pakistan wins 11 gold medals in Shanghai Special Olympic World Summer Games


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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