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Coaches pick up gauntlet


On Monday night at least 30 renowned athletics coaches from throughout the State, led by respected seniors S. S. Kaimal and T. P. Ouseph, got together at a hotel conference hall in Kochi for a unique

Mary Kom gets Rs 75 lakh from Manipur govt


Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom on Sunday received a cheque of Rs 75 lakh for her outstanding performance in the London Games from the Manipur Chief Minister O. Ibobi Singh at a felic

Nothing less than a 'medal spring' awaits us in Rio: President


Calling for creating a strong sporting nation with sound sports infrastructure, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday set the ball rolling for the next Olympics in Brazil expressing hope that India w

Shocking 'sexploits' that went on in Olympic Village revealed

While the Olympic Games will be remembered as one of the most successful events in British history, the Games Village was a hotbed of sexual activity, with athletes from every discipline and every nat

Medallists return to rousing welcome after historic exploits


M.C. Mary Kom broke into an impromptu jig with her fans as the star boxer along with wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were accorded a grand welcome after they returned following their histori

SpiceJet announces life time free air tickets to medal winners


Budget airlines SpiceJet on Tuesday announced that it would provide free air tickets for life to all Indian medal winners at the just-concluded London Olympics.

"SpiceJet Ltd is proud to be associate

London bids farewell to Olympics, US top of the world


London said farewell to the Olympic Games on Sunday with a high-octane romp through British pop music, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action at the end of which the United States

Usain Bolt could play Twenty20 in Australia


Negotiations are underway for cricket-mad sprint king Usain Bolt to play in Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League, with Shane Warne leading the campaign to bring him to Melbourne.

Prince Harry set to become Olympic patron to boost British sports success


Prince Harry is set to become an Olympic patron, spearheading attempts to build on UK athletes' success in 2012.

After taking up the post, Harry will be involved in promoting the importance of suppor

A look at Indian athletes performance at the Olympic Games

Following is a look at the Indian athletes performance at the Olympic Games that concluded here.

Medal Winners:

Silver Medal

*Sushil Kumar in Men's 66kg Freestyle
*Vijay Kumar in Individual 25 me

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