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Kerala teacher's song greets Olympics on Chinese radio
Kozhikode, Aug 10 (IANS) Much before the 2008 Olympics began, M.C. Vasisht, a history teacher here, had his moment of fame in Beijing when China Radio International (CRI) broadcast his song on the event.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 2:35:09 PM

Phelps gets gold with 400m medley world record
Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Michael Phelps of the US smashed his 400 metres medley world record to win the first of a possible eight Beijing Olympics swimming gold medals.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:15:35 AM

NRIs have few hopes from India at Beijing (Special)
Sorry, no 'golds' for India, say a number of NRIs, but a couple of silver or bronze ones, at the most. A spot survey of NRIs shows how disappointed they are with India's past Olympic performances and especially bitter about the country's exclusion from the hockey event.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 7:45:52 AM

Monika cannot compete in Beijing:IOA
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Saturday stressed that Monika Devi cannot join the Olympics contingent even as it was reported that she has been cleared of the dope charges.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 9:41:25 PM

Baton relay team's reception Sunday
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) A ceremony will be organised here Sunday to welcome the Youth Baton Relay team of the third Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) that has reached the state capital, sports officials said Saturday.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 7:00:42 PM

AFC Challenge Cup final postponed due to heavy rains
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Heavy rains for the past 24 hours has forced the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to postpone Sunday's final and third place match of the AFC Challenge Cup football.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 6:58:25 PM

AFC fines Tajikistan coach for skipping press conference
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Saturday fined Tajikistan coach Pulod Kodirov for skipping an official post match press conference after a group stage match against India August 1 in the ongoing Challenge Cup.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 4:07:35 PM

Lee Cooper unveils Beijing collection
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Leading lifestyle apparel and accessories brand Lee Cooper has formally unveiled its Team Great Britain's formal wear for the Beijing Olympics 2008 to the world, a statement issued by the company said Saturday.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 3:31:09 PM

Heavy showers cast doubt on AFC Challenge final
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Heavy rains here have cast doubt on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Challenge Cup final between India and defending champions Tajikistan Sunday.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 3:21:07 PM

Bangalore corporate honchos to run for underprivileged children
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Corporate honchos from the IT hub of India have their jogging shoes out as they prepare to run Sunday for a cause.

Saturday, August 09, 2008 9:03:53 AM

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