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Golden girl in Paralympic pool


September 5th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Boasting two gold medals and a new world record at the London Paralympics, the 17-year-old British swimmer Eleanor Simmonds has long held the limelight in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt leads Jamaica to record sprint relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt led Jamaica to the 4x100 metres Olympic gold in a world record time Saturday.Bolt took on the baton with a one-metre lead and ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US women’s quartet sets world record (Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Carmelita Jeter powered the United States 4x100 metre women's quartet to a world record time of 40.82 seconds giving them the gold medal for the first ... Read more...

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Olympics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record (World Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100 metres relay in world record time at the London Olympics Friday.The US ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Kenyan Rudisha wins gold in Men’s 800m


August 10th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kenyan runner David Rudisha set a searing pace as he won Olympic 800 metres gold in world record time Thursday.Rudisha, the reigning world champion, knocked ... Read more...

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Swimming sensation Franklin brings hope to Aurora


August 4th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aurora (Colorado), Aug 4 (IANS) While the media is calling her the next Michael Phelps, American swimmer Missy Franklin's friends back in Aurora say she's the light shining through ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: British record-breakers storm to gold in team pursuit


August 4th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain stormed to gold at the Olympic velodrome here Friday, demolishing Australia in the men's team pursuit final in world record time.The British team of ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Britain take men’s sprint gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain won gold at the velodrome in world record time Thursday, beating France in the men's team sprint final.Britain's Chris Hoy, Philip Hindes and Jason ... Read more...

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Gyurta wins 200m breaststroke gold, sets world record


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hungary's double world champion Daniel Gyurta won the 200 metres breaststroke gold Wednesday, setting a new world record.Gyurta clocked 2 minutes, 7.28 seconds, two tenths ... Read more...

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Olympics: South Africa’s Van Der Burgh sets world record in 100m breaststroke


July 30th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh took the Olympic 100 metres breaststroke gold in a world record time Sunday.Van der Burgh, 24, got a fast ... Read more...

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Olympics: New Zealand rowers set records


July 29th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The New Zealand rowers had a strong start to their Olympic regatta, setting a new world and Olympic record on the first day of the competition ... Read more...

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Bolt, Pearson named IAAF athletes of the year


November 13th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, Nov 13 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and Australia's Sally Pearson, the world 100m hurdles champion, were named IAAF athletes of the year here.Bolt, the Olympic 100-metre champion, wins ... Read more...

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Hyderabad mother of two creates chemistry symbol world record


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.22 (ANI): A Hyderabad mother of two, Meenakshi Agrawal, has written 118 symbols of a periodic table of chemistry in a world record time of 91.65 seconds.The periodic table is ... Read more...

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Phelps guns for Thorpe, wants to reverse result of 2004 Athens Games


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Expressing his hopes of a rematch with Australian legend Ian Thorpe at the London Olympics, Swimming ace Michael Phelps has welcomed the chance to reverse the result ... Read more...

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Welsh bog snorkeller sets new world record time


August 30th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 30 (ANI): A new world record time has been set by a Welsh bog snorkeller at this years World Championships at Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys.Officials are expected to confirm that Dan ... Read more...

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Bollywood welcomes Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter


May 5th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has joined Twitter, and film personalities went all out to welcome the ace cricketer on the micro blogging site. One of Sachin's early ... Read more...

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Mystery man admits to spiking disgraced Johnson’s drink with anabolic steroid


December 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 26 (ANI): Disgraced 1988 Seoul Games 100 meter winner Ben Johnson has reportedly obtained an explosive confession from a mystery man who had access to the Olympic doping control room ... Read more...

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Bolt wins another gold, another world record


August 21st, 2009 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 21 (DPA) Usain Bolt's hunger for world records continued at the world championships Thursday when he won the 200m title in a staggering 19.19 seconds. The Jamaican star bettered the mark ... Read more...

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Bolt runs into sports history with 100m record (Lead)


August 17th, 2009 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, Aug 17 (DPA) Usain Bolt produced one of the greatest moments in world sport when he lowered the 100 metres world record to an astonishing 9.58 seconds for the world ... Read more...

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Bolt has class to become an icon like Owens, feels Diack


August 9th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 9 (DPA) Usain Bolt has the class to rewrite athletics history in a hyped 100 metres world championship showdown with Tyson Gay and can reach the status of the legendary ... Read more...

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Four world records set on final day of World Swimming Championships


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 3 (DPA) The final session at the Foro Italico at the world swimming championships in Rome saw four world records being broken to take the tally for the eight-day ... Read more...

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In war of words with Cavic, Phelps lets his swimming talk


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Peter Auf der Heyde Rome, Aug 2 (DPA) When Serbian 50m butterfly winner Milorad Cavic tried to rattle Michael Phelps' cage ahead of Saturday evening's 100m butterfly final, the American superstar ... Read more...

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Phelps wins show-down in Foro Italica with world record


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 2 (DPA) Michael Phelps Saturday broke the world record in the men's 100m butterfly to win world championship gold in the Foro Italico in Rome. Phelps said that it was ... Read more...

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Six world records takes Rome total to 35


August 1st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 1 (DPA) Six world records in the evening session at the world championships in the Foro Italico here took the total for the meet to 35. At the last world ... Read more...

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High-tech swim suits lead to amazing records in World Championships


July 28th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 28 (DPA) Swimmers feel that the new performance-enhancing high-technology suits being used by most competitors played a big part in the flood of world records that were being broken ... 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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Bog Snorkelling Triathlon completed in world record time of 2hrs 21minutes 5secs


July 6th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A 30-year-old man has won this year's Bog Snorkelling Triathlon in Llanwrtyd Wells, mid Wales, in a world record time of two hours 21 minutes and five seconds.Dan ... Read more...

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Usain bolts to sprint history (Profile)


November 24th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Monte Carlo, Nov 24 (DPA) Only Olympic supremo Jacques Rogge was not fully amused about the way Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt took the sports world by storm with his golden ... Read more...

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Paralympic athletes able to match Olympic greats


September 11th, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (Xinhua) It is the physical function that sets the participants in the Paralympics apart from their counterparts at the Olympics. But the distinction blurs when it comes to achieving ... Read more...

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Jamaica make clean sweep of sprint golds, US relay in disaster


August 21st, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (DPA) Veronica Campbell-Brown completed a gold medal sweep for Jamaica at the Beijing Olympics with an emphatic 200m victory Thursday as rivals United States dropped the baton in both ... 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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Michael Phelps wins historic eighth gold


August 17th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.17 (ANI): American swimmer Michael Phelps won an unprecedented eighth gold medal at the Beijing Games on Sunday as the United States won the men''s 4x100m medley relay in world ... Read more...

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Michael Phelps bags eighth Olympics gold medal, creates history


August 17th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 17 (ANI): American swimmer Michael Phelps on Sunday created history after winning his eighth gold medal at single Olympic Games, when US won the Men''s 4x100m medley relay final ... Read more...

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