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Poonia says she will do better in next Olympics


Ace discus thrower Krishna Poonia is satisfied with her seventh place finish at the London Games and said she will now aim to do better in the next Olympics in Brazil.

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Mary Kom makes it to last-eight of 51 kg category


India's medal contender M.C. Mary Kom stormed into the quarterfinals of the women's flyweight category (51 kg) in the boxing event of the Olympic Games with a comfortable 19-14 victory over Poland's K

Olympics: Murray routs Federer to take gold


Britain's Andy Murray demolished Roger Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 in the Olympic men's final on Sunday to win his first gold medal and avenge his Wimbledon final defeat against the world number one.


Golden Serena crushes Sharapova in historic rout


Serena Williams clinched her first Olympic singles gold medal with a 6-0, 6-1 demolition of Maria Sharapova in the most one-sided women's final in the history of the Games on Saturday.

Williams' vict

Olympics: Sprint kings cruise


World record holder Usain Bolt and world champion Yohan Blake stormed onto centre-stage at the Olympics on Saturday as amputee runner Oscar Pistorius and tennis star Serena Williams made history.


India's counter-protest on Vikas decision rejected by AIBA


India's bid to overturn the controversial ouster of 69kg boxing medal hope Vikas Krishan from the Olympics came to a nought on Saturday when the world governing body for the game rejected their appeal

Sania Mirza-Leander Paes out of Olympics after quarter-final loss


India's tennis campaign at the London Olympic Games met with a disappointing end as Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were knocked out in the mixed doubles quarter-finals, on Saturday.

Paes and Sania lost

Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal

Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's 69 kg category here at ExCel London on Friday.

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Vikas out of Olympics after AIBA overturns win


In a stunning reversal of fortunes, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (69kg) was today ousted from the Olympics after the International Boxing Association (AIBA) overturned the result of his pre-quarterfinal bout, that he had won, following a review.

‘Vikas’ ouster from Olympics won’t be taken lying down’


Stunned by Vikas Krishan's ouster from the Olympic Games following a reversal of decision by the International Boxing Association, Indian Chef-de-Mission P.K. Muralidharan Raja on Saturday said the country's contingent will not take AIBA's decision lying down even though it has 'limited options' in the matter.

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