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Result proves Bolt is a true champion: Coach
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Usain Bolt's coach, Glen Mills, says the World sprint champion had not been at his best for the 100 metres earlier this week but the fact he managed to successfully defend his title was all that mattered.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:00:04 PM

Gowda enters discus final at Worlds
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Two-time Asian Championships gold medallist Vikas Gowda expectedly reached the discus throw final with a best attempt of 63.86 metres in the qualifiers at the World Athletics Championships here on Thursday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:58:02 PM

Chinese army generals shed weight during parade training
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Chinese army generals have shed more than five kg while training for the September 3 military parade, a media report said on Thursday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:56:09 PM

China detains 12 over Tianjin blasts
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) At least 12 people were detained in connection with the deadly warehouse explosions in China's Tianjin city that killed at least 139 people, officials said on Thursday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:52:07 PM

Gowda qualifies for discus final
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) India's ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda qualified for the final at the World Athletics Championships here with a best effort of 63.86 metres on Thursday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:42:09 PM

Pakistan informs UN of its stance on NSA talks
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Immediately after cancellation of the National Security Adviser (NSA)-level talks between India and Pakistan, the latter explained tothe United Nations its stance on the issue, a media report said on Thursday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:34:03 PM

Five Cambodians get seven years in jail for antique theft
Kandal (Cambodia), Aug 27 (IANS) A Cambodian court on Thursday sentenced five men to seven years in prison for stealing a golden urn containing relics of the Buddha from a shrine in December, 2013, media reported.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 11:20:04 AM

Chinese economy does have its flaws, says daily
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) The Chinese economy does have its flaws, said a state-run Chinese daily which added that after decades of rapid growth, the economy is bound to slow.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:48:04 AM

Tokyo shares rise sharply in morning trade
Tokyo, Aug 27 (IANS) Tokyo shares ended the morning session sharply higher on Thursday.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:12:04 AM

11 officials held responsible for China blasts
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) Eleven officials and port executives were accused by Chinese authorities of neglecting management of dangerous chemicals, their storage and transportation at the Tianjin Port, where explosions killed 139 and devastated the port area.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:02:09 AM

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