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Bapraula's wrestling hero gets huge welcome home
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Thousands of adoring fans from this village on the edge of the national capital came out on the streets Tuesday to give a rousing welcome to fellow villager and wrestling hero Sushil Kumar, who returned home with an Olympic bronze medal.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 2:17:39 PM

No medal, but Akhil Kumar is boxing icon
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Akhil Kumar sounded like a brash young man when he spoke up for his fellow-boxers demanding clearance of South African physio Matthew Heath for the Beijing Olympics. His argument was that when people with no chance of winning a medal could go with their entourage, why not the boxers who have the potential to do well.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 9:16:40 AM

Tumultuous welcome for Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Vijender Singh
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallists, wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Singh, returned home to a euphoric reception from thousands of wildly cheering fans at the Indira Gandhi International airport in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 7:54:51 AM

Olympic medal winners receive tumultuous welcome at airport
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Thousands of wildly cheering fans descended on the Indira Gandhi International Airport to give Olympic bronze medal winners, wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Singh, a tumultuous reception in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 3:23:03 AM

Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar's coach promoted
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday promoted Deputy Director of Education (sports) Sat Pal to the post of additional director of education (sports) as a reward for coaching Olympic bronze medal winner Sushil Kumar in wrestling.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:21:59 PM

Ten Sports questioned for not sharing ODI telecast with DD
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued show cause notice to Ten Sports for not sharing feed of India-Sri Lanka One-Day International (ODI) matches with public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) in alleged violation of government orders.

Monday, August 25, 2008 9:05:18 PM

Sania falls seven places in singles rankings
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Sania Mirza has slipped seven places to 70th position in the Women Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings Monday .

Monday, August 25, 2008 8:11:20 PM

Now I can only think of beating Yulianti next time: Saina(Interview)
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The pain of being turned back from the podium could be excruciating. No one knows it better than Saina Nehwal.

Monday, August 25, 2008 7:00:38 PM

Sreesanth should use his aggression positively: Kapil Dev
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 25 (IANS) Former India captain Kapil Dev feels pacer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth needs to focus more on cricket and should use his aggression to better his performance.

Monday, August 25, 2008 6:39:14 PM

Cricket board starts monthly pensions for women cricketers
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Indian Cricket board has decided to introduce a monthly pension scheme for retired international women cricketers.

Saturday, August 23, 2008 8:39:08 PM

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