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London looks back with pride

Nursing a hangover, London looks back with pride

Agencies London, Aug 13 London nursed a collective hangover today as it bade farewell to the Olympics and to thousands of athletes heading home, and Britain looked back with pride on a Games one newspaper said had “surpassed our wildest...
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Sushil Kumar loses in final; bags Silver

Agencies London, Aug 12 India’s Wrestler Sushil Kumar bagged Silver medal in the 66kg freestyle wrestling but lost in the final to Japan’s Tatsuhiro Yonemistu here today. Sushil Kumar is the first Indian to win two individual Olympic medals...

Usain Bolt ‘loses all respect’ for Carl Lewis

Agencies London, Aug 10 Usain Bolt took a momentary break from basking in his historic Olympic sprinting double to fiercely criticize former US athlete Carl Lewis.  Soon after winning gold in the 200 meters at the London Olympics for 100...
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China’s Deng Linlin wins beam gold medal

Agencies London, Aug 7 China’s Deng Linlin beat her compatriot Sui Lu, the world champion, to the Olympic balance beam title on the final day of artistic gymnastics at the London Games today. Deng, herself world champion on the apparatus...
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Magnificent Mary punches her way to semis, ensures medal

Agencies London, Aug 6 India’s MC Mary Kom valiantly marched forward to the semifinal of the Women’s Fly (51kg) boxing event at the London Olympics, assuring a medal for the country in the game of punches here today. The 29-year-old Indian,...
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There is no shame in losing: Abhinav Bindra

Agencies London, July 31 Abhinav Bindra was disappointed for not qualifying for the final of 10 metre Air Rifle event here but the ace Indian shooter said he has no regret. “Obviously I am disappointed, but such is life,” Abhinav said...

China’s Ye on course for golden double

Agencies London, July 30 Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen set herself up for a golden double at the London Olympics when she posted the fastest qualifying time in the preliminaries of the women’s 200 metres individual medley today. The...
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Sawarn Singh wins repechage; moves into quarter-finals

Agencies London, July 29 Indian rower Sawarn Singh held off a late challenge from his South Korean rival to win the single sculls repechage round and book a berth in the quarter-finals in the London Olympics.  Sawarn, who had to compete in...