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Vijay Kumar wants officer-rank post


Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar was happy after being promoted to the post of Subedar Major but felt he deserved to be elevated to an officer-rank post after his exploits at the internat

Archers insulted Limba during London Olympics: Source

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India's archery coach Limba Ram on Saturday made a quiet exit from the national team not just because of the country's dismal Olympic performance but also after being allegedly insulted by his top war

World’s fastest man has equine rival - Usain Colt

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Watch out Usain Bolt, Usain Colt is running - and with four legs, he is fast.

Japan sprinter goes naked to raise paralympics cash

A 27-year-old sprinter who wants to represent Japan at the London Paralympic Games has stripped off for a calendar showcasing her finely-toned body -- complete with prosthetic leg.

Maya Nakanishi is

Britain chef Heston Blumenthal set to carry Olympic torch

Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal has been chosen as one of the torchbearers for the London 2012 Olympics.

Blumenthal, 45, will be among 8,000 normal folk and celebrities carrying the flame across Bri

Athlete barred from Olympics after marrying foreigner

A leading pentathlete, ranked 19th in the world and who represented Lithuania at the 2008 Beijing Olympics but received Russian citizenship in 2011 after marrying a Russian, has been blocked from comp

British Airways unveils Olympic 'dove' plane


It's a bird, it's a plane - it's a plane that looks a bit like a bird.

British Airways has unveiled the first in a flock of Olympic-themed jets that will fly during this summer's London Games.


Ian Thorpe fails to qualify for London Games

Five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe failed to qualify for the London Games on Sunday but said he had no regrets about returning to the pool and vowed to continue his comeback.

Thorpe lost

Michelle Obama to lead US delegation to London Olympics


First Lady Michelle Obama has announced that she would be leading the US delegation to the London Olympics.

Obama will travel to London for the Games' opening ceremony July 27, and tie the event into

India spends Rs.123.73 crores on Olympics preparations


Sports Minster Ajay Maken on Tuesday said Rs.123.73 crores have been spent so far on training athletes for the 2012 London Olympics.

"Till 29th February, 2012, approximately an amount of Rs.123.73 cr

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