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Usain Bolt not legend - yet, says Rogge


History-making Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is an icon but not a legend -- yet, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge said on Thursday.

The 70-year-old Belgian spoke to a sele

I have no respect for Carl Lewis, says Bolt


Newly-crowned 'greatest-ever sprinter' Usain Bolt said on Thursday he had lost all respect for Carl Lewis, the man whose on-track exploits he has surpassed with his unique Olympic double-double but wh

Manipur to award Rs 50 lakh to Mary Kom


Manipur government would award Rs 50 lakh to woman boxer Mary Kom who got a bronze medal in the London Olympics.

Hockey: India aim to avert bottom finish in Olympic campaign


Their reputation in tatters, Indian hockey team would look to salvage at least one victory from their disastrous Olympic Games campaign that has pushed them into a playoff to avert the bottom place fi

Sebastian Coe says no drugs concerns over Bolt and Jamaicans


London Olympics chief organiser Sebastian Coe said on Friday he was satisfied that double sprint champion Usain Bolt and his Jamaican team-mates were being properly drug-tested outside of races.


Wrestler Amit sails into quarters, Narsingh loses to Canada's Gentry


Indian male grapplers started their Olympic campaign on a mixed note with the youngest member of the contingent, Amit Kumar Dahiya, progressing to the quarterfinals even as Narsingh Pancham Yadav lost

Britain's Nicola Adams wins flyweight gold


Britain's Nicola Adams won the first ever women's Olympic flyweight final with a 16-7 win over China's world champion Ren Cancan on Thursday to claim the hosts' first boxing gold.

After losing May's

Grappler Geeta bows out meekly at London Olympics


Country's lone woman wrestler, Geeta Phogat crashed out of the London Olympics after she was blanked 3-0 by Tetyana Lazareva of Ukraine in the repechage round two bout in the 55kg freestyle category a

Olympics: Sahana, Geeta eliminated on another fruitless day for India


High jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler Geeta Phogat were eliminated before making any serious attempt to climb the medal podium as India drew a blank on Day 13 of the Olympic Games on Thursday.

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Third time lucky as Felix wins women's 200m gold


America's Allyson Felix made it third time lucky to win the Olympic 200m crown here Wednesday and deny Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce a sprint double.

Felix, a silver medallist at the 2004 and 200

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