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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

Hockey team suffers fifth straight loss on medalless day

India on Tuesday ended their Olympic Games campaign with an ignominious all-loss record, their worst in the history of the mega event, after they were drubbed 3-0 by lowly Belgium in their last pool m

Gowda disappoints, finishes eighth


India's top discus thrower Vikas Gowda came up with a below-par performance to finish a disappointing eighth in the final round of the men's discus throw event with an effort of 64.79m at the Olympic

India’s Tintu Luka qualifies for 800m semifinals


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.

Wrestlers keen to provide late sparks to India's Olympic campaign


Indian grapplers will join the Olympic action from Thursday hoping to provide the late sparks to the contingent's campaign which has so far not really lived upto expectation with the flop show of many

Mary Kom didn't play her natural offesive: Pugilists


London Olympics Women's boxing bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom was not allowed opportunity to exhibit her natural game as her rival Nicola Adams forced her to go defensive today, felt international pug

Hat-trick of foul jumps


In August 2004, Amritpal Singh who had just a few months ago broken T.C. Yohannan’s 30-year-old national record in long jump was omitted from the Indian team for the Athens Olympics citing poor form.

Vijender's Olympic medals hopes crash as he loses in quarters


India's star boxer Vijender Singh's dream to become the first Indian individual athlete to win medals in two successive Olympic Games came crashing down as he lost his quarterfinal bout against his Uz

No retirement for me, says Isinbayeva


Russian pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva said that she had postponed plans to retire as she finished with Olympic bronze after an injury-hampered preparation for the London Games.

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