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Wrestler Rajiv Tomar loses in qualifying round
Wrestler Rajiv Tomar lost his 120kg freestyle qualification round bout in the Olympics.
Vijender, the glamboy of Indian boxing
His drop-dead looks and chiselled jaws could give country's Bollywood stars and models a run for their money. But what Vijender Kumar knows best is to punch his opponents in the boxing ring as he showed in Beijing.
Sushil brings wrestling to national limelight
Sushil Kumar winning a historic bronze medal in Beijing might have come as a surprise to most countrymen, but the Delhi lad is not an unknown quantity in the international circuit of the sport.
Sushil puts Boprala on wrestling map of the world
Sushil Kumar's ability to grapple with the world's best was known only to the wrestling community till he surprised others by winning the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics.
Dubai-based Indian's Olympic song hit in China
A Dubai-based Indian's song hailing the spirit of the Olympics is now a hit in China with radio stations there airing the number.
Olympics: Jitender goes down fighting in quarters
Pugilist Jitender Kumar went down fighting against Russia's Georgy Balakshin in the quarterfinals of the men's 51 kg category, dashing India's medal hopes in the Olympic Games.
Gill congratulates Sushil for Olympic bronze
Sports Minister M S Gill congratulated wrestler Sushil Kumar for winning an Olympic bronze medal at the Beijing Games.
Delhi govt announces Rs 5 mn reward for Sushil
Calling the wrestler a new icon for Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dixit also offered promotions for the wrestler and his coach.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar wins bronze
Sushil Kumar beats Kazakhstan's Leonid Spiridonov in 66kg freestyle wrestling, taking India's medal tally to two.
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Medals Tally (Beijing 2008)
Country G S B T
1. China 51 21 28 100
2. USA 36 38 36 110
3. Russia 23 21 28 72
4. Britain 19 13 15 47
5. Germany 16 10 15 41
6. Australia 14 15 17 46
7. S Korea 13 10 8 31
8. Japan 9 6 10 25
9. Italy 8 10 10 28
10. France 7 16 17 40
50. India 1 0 2 3
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Medals Tally ( Athens 2004)
We are proud of Abhinav Bindra, Sushil Kumar and Bijender Kumar. Congratulations to all of them. I hope now the corporate world and media in the country will concentrate more on games other than cricket.
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