Yogeshwat Dutt wins 5th Medal for India in London Olympics

India’s Yogeshwar Dutt defeated North Korea’s Myong Ri Jong 3-1 to win the Olympic bronze medal in the men’s 60kg freestyle wrestling event at the ExCel Arena here Saturday. It was India’s fifth medal at the 2012 London Games, the best medal tally ever for the country in the Olympics. The Indian beat Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari More...

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By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Indian High Jumper Sahana Fails to qualify for the Finals

Indian high jumper Sahana Kumari failed to make it past the qualification round at the London Olympics here Thursday. Sahana quite easily cleared her first jump of 1.80 metres but had three failed attempts at 1.85m More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Nicola Adams becomes First Woman to win Gold in Olympic Boxing

Britain’s Nicola Adams became the first woman to win gold in Olympic boxing here Thursday, pummelling China’s Ren Cancan in the final of the 51kg event. Adams won the fight 16-7 against the three-time More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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17 year Old American Girl wins 75 Kg Boxing

America’s 17-year-old prodigy Claressa Shields took the inaugural Olympic gold in the women’s 75 kg boxing tournament here Thursday. Shields pounded her Russian opponent and No.2 seed Nadezhda Torlopova, More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Archer Deepika Kumari finds it hard to bear the Olympic Medal Loss

 Teenage archer Deepika Kumari, still struggling to come to terms with her first round loss at the London Olympics, says she cracked under pressure of competing at such a big stage and before she could realise More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Geeta Phogot Loses to Canada in Women’s 55Kg Wrestling

 India wrestler Geeta Phogat crashed out of the Olympics after she lost her first repechage round to Ukraine’s Tetyana Lazareva 3-0 in the women’s 55kg wrestling event here Thursday. Geeta got into More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Hungary Swimmer Eva Risztov Powers to Gold in Marathon

Hungarian swimmer Eva Risztov had the stamina to beat the field in the women’s 10-kilometre open water swimming Thursday after a close finish in Hyde Park here at the Olympics. Risztov won by just 0.4 seconds More...

By LondonGames On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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Late Strike gives Canada bronze in Summer Olympics Fotball

A stoppage-time goal from Diana Matheson gave Canada their first Olympic women’s football medal with a 1-0 victory over France in Thursday’s bronze medal match here. The outcome was cruel for France, More...

By LondonGames On Monday, August 6th, 2012
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Andi Murray takes gold for Great Britain at Wimbledon

Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland’s Roger Federer to win the men’s singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here Sunday. Murray dominated the final to win More...

By LondonGames On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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Indian Tennis Challenge in Summer Olympics crashes with Paes Sania loss

India’s tennis campaign at the 2012 London Games came to an end Saturay after the mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon. Paes, a 1996 singles bronze More...