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Gowda qualifies for discus final, but shooters disappoint

Vikas Gowda qualified for the men's discus throw final round without much fuss, but Indian shooters, including 10m air rifle bronze winner Gagan Narang, were eliminated in the preliminaries at the

Irfan finishes 10th in 20km race walk


India's K.T. Irfan finished a creditable 10th in the men's 20km Race Walk competition with a new national record in the London Olympics here on Saturday.

Irfan clocked 1::20:21 in the race participat

Golden finish for Phelps in 4x100m medley relay


Michael Phelps brought his Olympic swimming career to a close in style here Saturday, winning a record 18th gold medal as the United States stormed to victory in the 4x100m medley relay.

Japan took s

Fraser-Pryce retains women's 100m title


Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won a thrilling women's 100m duel to retain her Olympic crown on Saturday, holding off a lunging Carmelita Jeter to win by just 0.03sec.

Fraser-Pryce, the fastest wo

Olympics: Poonia finishes 7th in discus throw


India's Krishna Poonia finished seventh in the women's discus throw event in the London Olympics with a below-par performance here on Saturday.

Poonia hurled the discus to a distance of 63.62m, well

It's cheating, says livid Manoj after Olympic ouster

Indian boxer Manoj Kumar (64kg) cried 'cheating' as he made a controversial exit from the Olympics, losing a thrilling pre-quarterfinal bout to home favourite Thomas Stalker at the ExCel Arena here.

No Indian protest after Manoj’s Olympic ouster


Fuming they might be after medal hope Manoj Kumar's controversial ouster from the Olympic Games, but the Indian boxing team decided against filing a protest against the pre-quarterfinal loss here.

I'll be fit for Federer, says Murray


Andy Murray insists he will be fully fit for his Olympic final with Roger Federer after he battled through two hard-fought matches on Saturday to reach the mixed doubles final with Laura Robson.


Sprint kings centre-stage for 100m shoot-out


The race to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage at the Olympics on Sunday as Usain Bolt bids to defend his 100m title in what is being billed as potentially the quickest race in history.

Isinbayeva bids for third Olympic pole vault


Russian pole vault legend Yelenya Isinbayeva will be bidding for a third Olympic gold medal on the fourth day of athletics action here on Monday.

Isinbayeva headed to London boosted by gold in the 20

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