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Double gold Mo Farah eyes marathon challenge


Mo Farah, who came to the Olympics as one of Great Britain's top medal hopes, leaves as the finest distance runner in the world with a step-up to the marathon a possible future target.

The Londoner,

Wrestler Sushil Kumar wins silver medal at London Olympics

Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar lost his 66kg freestyle final bout against Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu of Japan 1-3 and had to settle with silver medal at the London Olympics on Sunday.

Sushil won bronze at the

Ram Singh Yadav finishes 78th in marathon


Ram Singh Yadav, India's lone entrant in men's marathon, failed to replicate the feat through which he qualified for the Olympic Games on the winding streets of London as he finished a distant 78th fr

Rs 1 crore reward for Olympic silver medalist Sushil Kumar


Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Sunday announced a reward of Rs one crore for wrestler Sushil Kumar, who created history by winning silver medal in London Olympics.

"I on behalf of every Delh

Yogeshwar clinches bronze, gives India fifth medal

India's Yogeshawar Dutt clinched a bronze in the Olympic Games after beating North Korea's Jong Myong Ri 3-1 in the 60kg freestyle play-off for the medal at the ExCel arena here on Saturday.


We can get 25 medals in 2020 Games: Maken


India would be returning with its best ever medal haul in the Olympics from London, though without a gold in its kiity, prompting Sports Minister Ajay Maken expressing satisfaction with the performanc

Hooda announces cash award of Rs 1 cr to Yogeshwar

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda announced a cash award of Rs 1 crore to grappler Yogeshwar Dutt for clinching a bronze medal at the London Olympics on Saturday.

Yogeshwar hails from Sone

I want more Indians to challenge China: Saina Nehwal


The lone Indian to challenge the Chinese domination in badminton, Saina Nehwal, is hoping that her London Olympics bronze medal will inspire at least half a dozen more to join her at the top level and

Rakhi waited for Olympic medal


As relatives, friends, acquaintances and fans danced to dhol beats, Reena, the sister of Olympic silver medalist Subedar Vijay Kumar, was waiting patiently for some private moments with her brother. R

Olympics will close with a thunderous party


Party! Party! Party!

London is preparing to close out a two-week festival of sports in Olympic style, with a thunderous celebration of British music, from the classical compositions of Elgar to the c

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