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Mansher, Manavjit fail to qualify for trap final
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian shooters Manavjit Singh and Mansher Singh failed to qualify for the Trap event finals in the shooting competition of the Beijing Olympics here.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:36:12 AM

Australians and US share swimming spoils
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) The long-awaited medal clash between the US and Australia ended in a draw on the first day of the Olympic swimming competition Sunday, with each taking gold and setting a world record.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:35:28 AM

Bush visits controversial Beijing church
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Sunday visited a state-sanctioned Beijing church decried by a US Christian group as reflecting the Chinese government's 'deception' on freedom of worship.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:34:19 AM

Taiwan protests over China deporting two 'cheerleaders'
Taipei, Aug 10 (DPA) Taiwan protested over China deporting two Taiwanese 'cheerleaders' and urged Beijing to respect the rights of Taiwan fans at the Olympics.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:06:45 AM

Ethnic Indian second runner up at Malaysian beauty pageant
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) An ethnic Indian contestant emerged as the second runner up in a beauty pageant here while a business management student in Britain was crowned the new Miss World Malaysia.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:02:43 AM

Schedule of Indian competitors in Olympics Sunday
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) The schedule of Indian competitors on the second day of competition at the 29th olympics Games here Sunday:

Sunday, August 10, 2008 11:00:36 AM

Saina storms into singles quarterfinal
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) World Number 15 Saina Nehwal reached the quarterfinal of the women's singles badminton of the Olympic Games event with a straight games win, 21-18, 21-10, over Larysa Gryga of Ukraine here Sunday.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 10:59:56 AM

Games push China's security towards global standards
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) The opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics passed off without a hitch as Beijing mounted a massive security operation that some criticized as overkill.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:27:34 AM

Cuba, Argentina win medals in Olympics judo
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Athletes from Cuba and Argentina won their first medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics Saturday after bagging the silver and bronze in women's 48-kg category judo competition, Spain's EFE news agency reported.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 6:11:05 AM

Two killed in China blasts
Urumqi (China), Aug 10 (Xinhua) At least two people were killed early Sunday in a series of explosions in Kuqa county in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang Uygur, a witness said.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 4:40:19 AM

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