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Feisty Devendro Singh goes down fighting against Ireland's Barnes


A brave-heart L. Devendro Singh put up a gallant fight against Ireland's Paddy Barnes before losing the fiercely-fought light flyweight (49 kg) quarter-final bout 18-23 at the London Olympics on Wedne

Usain Bolt edges closer to sprint history


Usain Bolt moved to within one win of an unprecedented second successive Olympic sprint double here on Wednesday as he won his 200m semi-final in impressive fashion.

Bolt - who retained his 100 metre

Have to buy another medal for my sons, says Mary Kom


Right from the day boxer M.C. Mary Kom set foot in London, the international media has been chasing her for interviews.

Talking to reporters has always been a difficult task for the mother of two, w

Tintu Luka semis’ sprint opens flood of joy


As India’s Tintu Luka qualified for the women's 800m semifinals in the Olympic Games after finishing third in one of the heats here on Wednesday, it was by sheer luck that her mother Lissy Luka could

IOC to strip Hamilton of Athens gold


The IOC is set to formally strip American cyclist Tyler Hamilton of his gold from the 2004 Athens Games and reassign the medals after his admission of doping, according to an Olympic official familiar

Inconsistent judging affected morale: Vijender Singh


Heartbroken after missing out on what would have been his second successive Olympic medal, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Thursday said inconsistent judging affected the morale of Indian pugilist

Olympics: Oscar Pistorius dream over after relay exit


Double amputee Oscar Pistorius's historic Olympic campaign ended on Thursday as the South African team failed to complete their 4x400m relay heat.

Ofentse Mogwane fell on the final bend of the second

India's lone woman high jumper crashes out of Olympics


India's Sahana Kumari got knocked out of the women's high jump at the Olympic Games after clearing 1.80m and finishing at joint 15th in the Group B of the qualifying competition here on Thursday.


Wrestler Geeta loses in first round

India's Geeta Phogat began her Olympic campaign on a dismal note as she lost her first round bout against world number two Tonya Lynn Verbeeek of Canada in the women's freestyle 55kg category at ExCel

Olympics: Sushil shoulders India's Olympic hopes


Sushil Kumar has already carried India's flag at the London Olympics; now the wrestler carries his country's hopes of an elusive gold medal.

Beijing shooting champion Abhinav Bindra, India's first in

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Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.