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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

Sushil wins opening bout, storms into quarters


India's Sushil Kumar came from behind to beat defending champion Ramazan Sahin of Turkey 3-1 in his first bout and advance to the quarter finals of the men's 66kg freestyle wrestling event in the London Olympics here on Sunday.

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

Phelps effect to ripple through Rio


Michael Phelps put the finishing touches on an epic Olympic career in London, where a raft of young swimmers he inspired made their mark and promised to carry swimming through Rio 2016.

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More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record


Usain Bolt cemented his place in Olympic folklore by claiming a second three-gold medal haul in successive Games as Jamaica stormed to a world record-breaking 4x100m relay victory here on Saturday.

Brilliant Sushil assures a medal with final entry


Star wrestler Sushil Kumar created history on Sunday as he scripted his name as India's best-ever individual Olympian by assuring at least a silver medal in the London Olympics by entering the finals of the 66kg class here.

Joy and sorrow were instant


Come Sunday and the biggest sporting event of all time, the Olympics, will come to an end — bringing to close three weeks full of action-packed competition, a roller coaster ride of emotions and a hea

Poor start by Indian wrestlers as Amit, Narsingh crash out

India's hopes of increasing their meagre medal tally on Day 14 at the Olympic Games went up in smoke when grapplers Amit Kumar Dahiya and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the wrestling competitio

Indian hockey team finishes last at Olympics


Indian Hockey team on Saturday touched a new low by finishing at the bottom of the competition after being beaten 3-2 by South Africa in the 11-12 place classification match at the Olympic Games here on Saturday.

Sunita Williams enjoys Olympics from space


Indian-American astronaut Sunita Williams, along with five others living aboard the International Space Station for last two weeks, is enjoying the Olympics from space.

"Watching Olympics from here

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