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Yogeshwar sails into pre-quarters of Olympic wrestling

Indian grappler Yogeshwar Dutt stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the men's 60kg freestyle category, defeating Anatolie Ilarionovitch Guidea of Bulgaria here on Saturday.

Rana creates National record only to finish 36th in 50km race walk

India's Basanta Bahadur Rana on Saturday created a national record but had to settle for a 36th place finish in the men's 50km race walk at the London Olympics here.

Rana clocked 3:56:48 hrs, betteri

Wrestler Yogeshwar loses in pre-quarters


Indian wrestlers continued to disappoint in London Olympics as Yogeshwar Dutt on Saturday lost his pre-quarterfinal bout of the men's 60kg freestyle category at the ExCel Arena here.

Yogeshwar, a gol

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

Tintu Luka crashes out of London Olympics


India's Tintu Luka produced her season's best timing but still finished sixth in the second heat of the women's 800m semifinals to crash out of the London Olympics on Thursday.

The 23-year-old Luka c

Usain Bolt seals legendary status with unique double


Usain Bolt made history on Thursday when the Jamaican successfully defended his Olympic 200m crown to claim an unprecedented second successive sprint double.

Bolt, who retained his 100m title on Satu

Olympics: Rudisha wins 800m gold, breaks world record


David Rudisha of Kenya won the men's 800 metres Olympic title on Thursday in a stunning world record of 1min 40.91sec.

The 23-year-old world champion pulled five metres clear of Nijel Amos of Botswan

Olympics: Lloyd's golden double gives USA revenge over Japan


The United States clinched a 2-1 victory over Japan in the Olympic women's football final on Thursday as Carli Lloyd's double gave her country a third successive gold medal and avenged last year's Wor

Olympics: Pistorius dream back on after appeal victory


Double amputee Oscar Pistorius's landmark Olympic campaign gained a reprieve on Thursday as South Africa were given a place in Friday's 4x400m relay final on appeal.

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