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Indians out of Olympic swimming competition
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian challenge ended in Olympics swimming with Virdhawal Khade and Ankur Poseria failing to qualify in their respective events at the National Aquatic Centre here Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 8:58:19 PM

Cricket should not be allowed in Olympics: Christie
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) might be lobbying hard to get Twenty20 cricket in the 2012 London Olympics, but famous British Olympic gold medallist Linford Christie feels that team sports has no place in the Games.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 8:26:16 PM

Bindra provides a peek into his inner self
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Abhinav Bindra's Olympic gold medal might have triggered a surge of emotions in the country, but the man himself has his feet firmly planted on the ground. For the media he has become an sporting icon overnight, but the required bytes were not easily forthcoming from the great man.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 8:00:24 PM

We need an Olympic programme: Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Country's new sporting icon Abhinav Bindra feels India can attain more glory at top level competitions only when there is a serious Olympic programme in place for churning out champion sportspersons.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:13:04 PM

AIFF, ESPN dole out Rs 1.5 million each to India team
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) and the telecast rights holders of the event ESPN have doled out Rs 1.5 million each as incentive bonus to the India team for winning the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup and qualify for the Asia Cup after 24 years,

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:11:16 PM

There was a feeling of emptiness after I won gold: Bindra
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's first individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra felt emptiness within after firing the last shot that created history.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:01:56 PM

Twenty20 Champions League in December
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The inaugural Champions League Twenty20 tournament has been rescheduled from September-October to early December.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 4:57:52 PM

Abhinav Bindra returns to a hero's welcome
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's first individual Olympic gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra returned from Beijing Thursday to be immediately engulfed by an adoring crowd, followed by a series of meeting with dignitaries.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 11:57:45 AM

Abhinav Bindra returns to a rousing welcome
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS)A band played and people cheered as shooter Abhinav Bindra, who won India its first ever individual Olympic gold, returned to the country to a hero's welcome here early Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:13:10 AM

It was a culmination of hard work and dedication, says Houghton
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Exactly a year ago India made a turnaround on the soccer field by lifting the Nehru Cup title at the Ambedkar Stadium here. And Wednesday they took a giant stride by winning the AFC Challenge Cup and qualifying for the 2011 Asia Cup in Doha.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 10:54:07 PM

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