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President confers Narang with Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 19 athletes


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang was conferred the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a glittering function in the Ashoka ... Read more...

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Services top medals tally in National Games


February 26th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Services topped the medals tally at the National Games here winning a total 162 medals, including 70 golds.Manipur and Haryana came second and third, respectively, winning 48 and ... Read more...

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Top medal winners of National Games


February 18th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) List of top medal winners at the National Games.Sport Athlete Sport State Gold Silver Bronze TotalRicha Mishra Swimming Delhi 11 2 1 14Virdhawal Khade Swimming Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Manipur remain at top with 14 wushu gold (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) Manipur Wednesday continued to be at the top of the medals tally at the National Games here by winning 14 of the 40 gold on offer in wushu, ... Read more...

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Manipur top medal tally with ten wushu gold (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 15 (IANS) Manipur Tuesday topped the medal tally by winning ten of 18 gold medals on offer in wushu, a form of martial arts, in the National Games here.Overall, Manipur ... Read more...

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Some sports brought India unexpected glory in 2010


December 29th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) As India recorded its best haul at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games this year, sports like gymnastics, rowing, wushu and roller sports brought ... Read more...

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India’s best-ever medal tally at the Asian Games


November 27th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) India came up with their best ever medal tally in any Asian Games at the Guangzhou games which ended here Saturday. India's 14 gold medals are one less ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Women’s wushu silver, 9-0 hockey victory, Saina, Vijender move ahead (Roundup)


November 17th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Women's wushu produced a silver and the men's hockey team demolished Bangladesh 9-0, while shuttler Sania Nehwal and boxer Vijender Singh moved ahead on an otherwise gloomy day ... Read more...

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Asian Gams wushu: Sandhyarani settles for a silver


November 17th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Sandhyarani Devi Wangkhem had to settle for a silver in wushu after she lost the women's sanshou 60kg final to Khadijeh AzadPour of Iran at the Asian ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four bronzes for India on day four (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on ... Read more...

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China’s wushu star retains his gold (Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) China's Wushu star Yuan Xiaochao claimed the first gold medal of the Asian Games in the men's Changquan form on Saturday.Yuan, 22, thus retained the gold he won ... Read more...

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Martial art gaining popularity in Meghalaya


July 1st, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong (Meghalaya), July 1 (ANI): 'Wushu' a form of martial art, in which the players not only fight like any other martial art but also indulge in wrestling, is gaining immense popularity ... Read more...

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Three Indian boxers a step away from Olympic medal (Boxing Roundup)


August 16th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) Indian boxers kept the tri-colour flying high as Vijender Kumar and Jitender Kumar outclassed their opponents and joined Haryana stablemate Akhil Kumar in the quarterfinals of the event ... Read more...

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Mixed fortunes for Indian boxers (Boxing, Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) India had mixed fortunes in the boxing competition at the Olympic Games here Saturday as Vijender Kumar outclassed his Gambian rival Jack Badou in the first ... Read more...

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First Filipino Olympic gold winner to get $200,000


July 25th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Manila, July 25 (Xinhua) The bonus for the first Filipino Olympic gold medallist has reached 9.5 million pesos ($214,000) after a new reward pledge came to light Friday. Sports apparel company No ... Read more...

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