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Paddler Sharath Kamal crashes out of Olympics
The Indian challenge ended in table tennis after Sharath Kamal surrendered 1-4 to Chen Weixing in the second round of men's singles.
Vijender, Jitender want to win it for Akhil
Both Vijender (75kg) and Jitender (51kg) believe with Akhil no more in medal contention, the onus is on them to deliver and winning their respective bouts on Tuesday would be the best way to alleviate some of Akhil's pain.
Sharath advances to second round of Olympic TT
Ace Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal moved to the second round of the men's singles table tennis event at the Beijing Olympics, defeating Spaniard Alfredo Carneros 4-2.
Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt loses wrestling quarters
Dutt made a good start to his bout winning the first round 1-0 but his opponent bounced back to win the second, earning four points to draw parity.
Erratic Anju disappoints with three foul jumps
Anju Bobby George failed to even qualify for the finals of long jump event after three consecutive foul jumps. Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt also bowed out of the competition after losing the freestyle 60 kg quarterfinal tie.
Sombre mood in Bhiwani, Rohtak after Akhil loses
As Akhil Kumar was boxed out of the Beijing Olympics boxing competition today, silence and sullenness descended on Bhiwani where he has been training and his home Rohtak.
Olympics: Akhil ousted in boxing quarterfinals
Indian pugilist Akhil Kumar failed to prove his prowess against Moldova's Veaceslav Gojan in the 54kg category quarterfinal at the Workers' Gymnasium on Monday, dashing India's medal hopes.
Renjith finishes 35th among 37 triple jumpers
Renjith Maheswary only added to India's gloom by finishing last in an 18-man triple jump Group B qualification round and 35th overall in the Beijing Olympics.
Paddler Neha goes down fighting in first round
After winning the first game, Neha lost the next four to go down 12-10, 8-11, 11-13, 8-11, 4-11 in 34 minutes.
Surendra Singh 26th in 10,000m
India's Surendra Singh falls behind his qualifying timing to end a dismal 26th among 38 competitions in the gruelling 10,000 metre race at the 29th Olympic Games in Beijing.
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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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