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Olympic shooting: Trap shooter Sandhu finishes 16th


August 6th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's Manavjit Singh Sandhu failed to enter the final of men's trap event as he finished 16th in the qualification round of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Mary Kom, Vijender a win away from medal (Overall India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Vijender Singh will be in action Monday with a win in their respective quarterfinal bouts assuring them of at least ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Manavjit may miss final cut (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu stands the risk of missing out the final round after he finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Sandhu 25th in trap, may miss final cut


August 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men's qualification and risks missing the final round of ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s trap shooter Shagun out


August 4th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Shagun Chowdhury finished a disappointing 20th and failed to qualify for the final round of the women's trap shooting event at the 2012 ... Read more...

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Olympics: President congratulates Vijay on winning silver


August 4th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday congratulated shooter Vijay Kumar on winning a silver medal at the London Olympics, and said the army man has done ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay shoots silver as boxer Vikas exits (Overall India Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar made India proud by winning a welcome silver medal at the London Olympics here Friday, hours before boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay shines with silver, Saina’s bronze hunt on (India Intro Roundup)


August 4th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) After three unproductive days, luck smiled on India as army shooter Vijay Kumar scooped up a silver after his teammate Joydip Karmakar narrowly missed a medal ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver for India (India Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar scooped up a silver after his teammate Joydip Karmakar narrowly missed a medal while ace women's shuttler Saina Nehwal remained in contention ... Read more...

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Olympics: Vijay Kumar gives India second medal from the ranges (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India its second medal of the London Olympics, winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event after ... Read more...

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He promised me a medal: Vijay’s father


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Father of India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar said his son had promised him a medal before he went into the finals of the 25-metre rapid ... Read more...

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Russian hand in shooter Vijay’s Olympics success


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar should thank his Russian coach Pavel Smirnov for his success at the 2012 London Games.The Russian's appointment was a ... Read more...

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Olympics: Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver; India gets second medal (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army marksman Vijay Kumar gave India the second medal from the Royal Artillery Barracks winning the silver in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol event ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sodhi, Bhagwan disappoint for India (Evening Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's tryst with Olympics Thursday was a double heartbreak as highly rated double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi failed to make the final while boxer Jai Bhagwan ... Read more...

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Olympic: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the competition at the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Curtains for India’s double trap shooter Sodhi (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, was knocked out of the shooting competition of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: India’s double trap shooter Ronjan out


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's ace double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, crashed out of the 2012 London Olympics after he finished 11th in the qualification at ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins bronze, Saina advances (Intro Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang made India proud by winning its first medal - a bronze - while champion shuttler Saina Nehwal and both the men's ... Read more...

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I achieved what I came here to do: Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Shooter Gagan Narang, who won India's first medal at the London Olympics, a bronze in 10-metre air rifle, said Monday that he had achieved what ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan wins India’s first medal a bronze (India Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Ace rifleman Gagan Narang put India into the medal bracket by shooting a bronze in his pet 10 metre air rifle event even as his ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Gagan Narang opens medal count with bronze (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's rifle shooter Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event while his illustrious compatriot and defending champion Abhinav Bindra ... Read more...

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Shooter Narang opens medal count for India, wins bronze (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's rifle shooter Gagan Narang clinched the bronze medal in the men's 10-metre air rifle event of the 2012 London Olympics while his illustrious compatriot ... Read more...

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Olympics: India hope to get lion’s share from the ranges (Preview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Indian shooters will be looking to improve their Beijing Games performance when they start their London Olympics campaign at the Royal Artillery Barracks here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Olympics: India on a medal count


July 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons have gone to London thinking of gold


July 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian sportspersons no longer go to the Olympics thinking of the old dictum that participation matters, not winning. They have gone to London talking ... Read more...

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There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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Weather can decide the medal, says shooter Sodhi


July 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) India's top double trap shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi, a strong medal prospect, said weather can be the deciding factor in his event during the London Games."It ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar named India’s flag-bearer at London Olympics (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the Beijing Olympics bronze winning wrestler, will be India's flag-bearer at the London Games' opening ceremony July 27.Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting ... Read more...

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Treating Olympics as another shooting event: Ronjan Sodhi


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Ronjan Sodhi has never been far from success. India's ace double-trap shooter is so confident of his ability that he wants to treat the London ... Read more...

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No place for Rathore; Joydeep, Heena selected for London Olympics


February 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) There was no place for 2004 Athens Games silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in the 11-member shooting squad for the 2012 London Olympics that ... Read more...

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Selectors have to take a call on shooter Rathore


February 18th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Selectors of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) sit down in Rudrapur in Uttrakhand Sunday to finalise the 11-member squad for the London ... Read more...

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Superstars, wildlife and religion on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Unwind this weekend with a pile of meaningful books. Browse with IANS.1. "Bollywood's Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema"; Edited by Bhaichand Patel; Published ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Heena misses Olympic berth by fraction of a point


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's 2012 London dreams came crashing down by a fraction of a point in the 10-metre air pistol event Monday ... Read more...

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Sodhi all set to defend his shooting title


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi will look to defend his World Cup final title at Al Ain in the UAE Tuesday.Ronjan, ranked eighth, ... Read more...

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