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Jitender, Akhil advance to pre-quarters
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Pugilists Jitender Kumar and Akhil Kumar kept the Indian flag flying as they advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the boxing competitions in the 29th Olympic Games here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:41:35 PM

Paes, Bhupathi advance to second round
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi beat Frenchmen Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon 6-3, 6-3 to reach the second round of men's doubles competition at the Olympic Games here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:25:02 PM

Women Archers out of Olympics
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) It was curtains for Indian women archers in the Olympics, with all the three participants bowing out on the first day of the individual knock-out competition at the Beijing Games here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:09:11 PM

Boxer Akhil moves to second round in Olympics
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian boxer Akhil Kumar moved into the pre-quarters after he defeated Frenchman Ali Hallab in the bantam weight category (54kg) at the Beijing Olympics here Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:05:41 PM

Asia-Pacific growth prospects seen limited by inflation
Singapore, Aug 12 (DPA) Asia-Pacific growth predictions are limited by inflationary pressures, prompting a rating agency Tuesday to revise downwards its expectations for the region in 2008 and 2009.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 7:05:19 PM

Pensive Rathore ponders future, questions perfection
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Few sportsmen, if any, have shared the kind of rapport that Rajyavardhan Rathore has had with the media in the four years between Athens and Beijing Olympics.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 5:05:50 PM

Two NATO soldiers, six militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, Aug 12 (DPA) A Canadian and a Latvian soldier serving in NATO forces were killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan while the Afghan defence ministry said Tuesday that its soldiers killed six insurgents and arrested a Pakistani militant.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 4:50:12 PM

Jin Jong grabs pistol shooting gold
Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) It was second time lucky for Jin Jong Oh as he claimed gold for South Korea in the Olympic pistolshooting competition at the Beijing Games Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 4:48:27 PM

Rathore, Samresh knocked out in qualifiers
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Two of India's top shooters, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Samresh Jung, crashed out rather tamely a day after Abhinav Bindra fired India to golden glory at the ranges.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 4:04:06 PM

Michael Phelps close to achieving Olympic immortality
Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) Michael Phelps dives into the pool Wednesday with Olympic immortality in sight.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 3:09:10 PM

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