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London 2012 - Bolt may face surprise challenge in 100m


Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt could have an unexpected challenger when the Jamaican world record holder runs his first 100 metres on Saturday.

Asafa Powell, who held the world record before Bolt

Three Indian rowers qualify for Olympics

India's Swarn Singh Virk along with Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar won their individual events at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and booked their berths for the London Olympics here on Sunday.

In the

Sushil Kumar finally qualifies for London Olympics


Former world champion and Beijing Olympics bronze medalist wrestler, Sushil Kumar finally managed to seal his London Olympics berth after winning the 66kg freestyle title at the World Qualifying Tourn

Olympics: Two jailed for defrauding London Games

A British judge jailed two men on Tuesday for a scheme to defraud the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) of 2.3 million pounds.

Abayomi Olowo, 48, was jailed for four and a half years after being foun

Sports Ministry releases Rs 55.22 crore for Olympics preparation

The sports ministry on Tuesday said it has released financial assistance of Rs 55.22 crore so far meant for the 46 medal prospects for this year's London Olympics, besides four coaches and support sta

Olympics: Bhopal protesters unveil banner outside stadium

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Activists calling for Dow Chemical to be dropped as a sponsor of the London 2012 Games due to the Bhopal disaster unfurled a giant protest banner in front of the Olympic Stadium on Friday.

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Paddlers Soumyajit, Ankita qualify for London Olympics

Bengal paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das booked their London Olympics berths on the concluding day of the Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, but it was a real hear

100 days to go for the greatest show, London Olympics


The collective gaze of the sporting world would be on London from July 27 to August 12. Wednesday (April 18) marks the 100-day countdown for the greatest sporting extravaganza known to mankind: the Ol

Olympics: 2012 chiefs concerned by Adidas 'sweatshop' report


London Olympics organisers said Saturday they were taking 'extremely seriously' allegations of 'sweatshop' conditions for Indonesian workers producing outfits for British athletes and Games volunteers

One burden off, Vijender Singh ready to shoulder another


The 'burden' of qualification off his back, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh is now gearing up to shoulder a fresh burden - the one of heightened expectations - when he appears in his third successive

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