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Male weightlifters do better after watching porn


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Male weightlifters can lift heavier objects after watching erotic videos, a study has found.Scientists showed different types of video clips to male athletes and then studied ... Read more...

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Archers, lifters and Bindra arrive at Olympic village


July 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Ace rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, the 10-member archery team and the four weightlifters were among the first Indians to arrive in the Olympic Village here.Bindra, ... Read more...

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Olympic lifting champion Liao Hui fails dope test, banned


November 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) China' Beijing Olympics weightlifting champion Liao Hui has been banned by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) till Sep 30, 2014 after testing positive for a banned ... Read more...

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Doping scandal to haunt India for long


July 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The doping scandal involving eight athletes has put India in a spot of bother as it comes within a year of the Indian Olympic Association ... Read more...

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IOA demands judicial inquiry in doping scandal


July 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vijay Kumar Malhotra Friday demanded a judicial enquiry into the doping case of six athletes and questioned ... Read more...

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Multifaceted sports personality P.K. Mahanand dead


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Wing Commander (retd) P.K. Mahanand, a multifaceted sports personality, died here Sunday morning. He was 73. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.Mahanand, who had ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting: Sarabjit, Geeta finish way down


November 19th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifters Sarabjit finished 10th in the 105+ kg category while Geeta Rani came sixth and last in the women's 75+ kg at the Asian Games here Saturday.Sarabjit ... Read more...

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Asian Games weightlifting : Dismal show by Rustam, Otari in 62kg


November 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) Weightlifters Rustam Sarang and Omkar Otari finished a dismal ninth and 11th in the men's 62kg category as India failed to open its medal account in the sport ... Read more...

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Two CWG gold medallists in weightlifting squad for Asian Games


October 21st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) Thursday announced a 13-member squad, that also includes two Commonwealth Games gold medallist, for the Nov 12-27 Asian Games at Guangzhou in ... Read more...

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CWG: India bests England to second place, ends Games with many firsts (Roundup)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India Thursday brought the curtains down on the Commonwealth Games with many firsts - hosted it for the first time, won the highest number ... Read more...

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Gilani accepts Shah’s apology over ‘Pak flag-carrying controversy’ at CWG


October 8th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 8 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the unconditional apology from Pakistan's chef de mission Dr Mohammad Ali Shah for his unilateral decision to carry the ... Read more...

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Flag row: Gilani accepts Pakistani chef de mission’s apology


October 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the unconditional apology tendered by chief of the Pakistani contingent at the Commonwealth Games over his decision to carry the ... Read more...

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India’s gold hunt gathers pace, swells to 11 (Intro Roundup)


October 7th, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Sterling performance by shooters, wrestlers and weightlifters at the Commonwealth Games took India's gold medal tally to 11 Wednesday as badminton, tennis, table tennis and archery ... Read more...

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11 and counting, India’s gold hunt picks up pace (Roundup)


October 7th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Weightlifters joined India's gold medal bandwagon as the home country's tally swelled to 11 at the end of day three of competition at the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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At 11 gold, India’s Commonwealth Games tally continues to swell (Night Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Shooters, wrestlers and weightlifters kept India in second place in the medal standings, picking up six more gold to swell their tally to 11 at the ... Read more...

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CWG Weightlifting: Chanu, Kumar win gold, set Games record (Roundup)


October 6th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Weightlifters Renu Bala Chanu and K. Ravi Kumar won gold medal in the 58kg and 69kg category respectively and made the victory sweeter by setting ... Read more...

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CWG: Bindra, Narang to lock horns in 10 m air rifles, 28 gold medals at stake


October 6th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): India will look to strengthen its position in the medals tally on the second day of the Commonwealth Games as 28 gold medals are up for ... Read more...

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Pakistani wrestler in flag row vows to win CWG gold


October 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistani wrestler Shujauddin Malik, who was reportedly stopped from carrying the national flag at the Commonwealth Games opener, has vowed to "recover from the shock" and win a ... Read more...

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Indian men lifters fail in 62kg category, women in 53kg


October 6th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) In a disappointing day for the Indian weightlifters, Swati Singh failed to win a medal in the 53 kg category women while Rustam Sarang and ... Read more...

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CWG Weightlifting: Coach optimistic of gold in remaining weight categories (Interview)


October 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Harnam Singh is confident of a gold haul by the lifters in the Delhi Commonwealth Games and wants them to maintain their ... Read more...

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‘Pak CWG flag controversy’ resolved before ‘third party’ could exploit to defame Pak’


October 5th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): In the wake of the 'national flag carrying' scuffle at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) opening ceremony in New Delhi, which ensued between a sports star and a top ... Read more...

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Lifters win India’s first four medals at CWG 2010 (Night Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Weightlifters brought India's first four medals at the Commonwealth Games 2010 here Monday. Soniya Chanu won a silver and Sandhya Rani Devi a bronze in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM orders probe into CWG opener row (Second Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has taken serious note of a reported row between the country's top weightlifters and the contingent's chef de mission ... Read more...

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Pakistan athletes upset over flag row at CWG opener (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistan's contingent was mired in an unseemly row between its weightlifters and the chef de mission just before the Commonwealth Games' ceremonial inauguration in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Flag row: Pakistani weightlifters threaten to quit CWG


October 4th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistan's weightlifting team has threatened to pull out of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games after a verbal spat with their contingent leader over carrying their national flag at ... Read more...

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Indian lifters sure of winning ‘dope-free’ medals at CWG (Weightlifting preview)


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Indian weightlifters are confident of a rich medal haul, unsullied by a dope controversy, at the Commonwealth Games.Weightlifting has been a major medal ... Read more...

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Strict action against any athlete found guilty of drug abuse, says Gill


September 7th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Union Sports Minister M S Gill on Tuesday said strict action would be taken against any athlete found guilty of drug abuse.Gill also asserted that checking would ... Read more...

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Doping cases will not affect India’s performance in CWG: Bhanot


September 4th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): Lalit Bhanot, the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), has said that doping incidents will not affect India's performance in the upcoming mega-event, after ... Read more...

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Two athletes, four wrestlers suspended after testing positive (Lead)


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Two athletes and four wrestlers have tested positive in random testing conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) during the trials in Patiala in the run-up ... Read more...

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Four Indian wrestlers test positive, out of CWG squad


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Four wrestlers, who were part of the Commonwealth Games squad, have tested positive and the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Thursday provisionally suspended them. This comes barely ... Read more...

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Pak squad to undergo dope test ahead of Delhi Commonwealth Games


August 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.27 (ANI): The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) has decided to conduct another dope test on wrestlers and weightlifters, who would be participating in the nineteenth Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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Sports Ministry asks CWG Organising Committee to grant Rs 1.75 crore to IWLF


August 24th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): The Sports Ministry on Tuesday asked the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee to release Rs 1.75 crore interest-free loan to the Indian Weightlifting ... Read more...

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Weightlifting body looks for loan to pay doping fine


August 21st, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Miffed at the indifference of the sports ministry and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) Saturday said it is being forced to ... Read more...

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Weightlifting body hopes government will bail them out (Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) refusing it financial help, the Weightlifting Federation of India (WFI) is now pinning its hopes on the sports ministry to pay ... Read more...

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Weightlifting federation pinning hopes on sports ministry


August 17th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) refusing financial help, the Weightlifting Federation of India (WFI) is now pinning its hopes on the sports ministry to pay the ... Read more...

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