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I will find motivation to do it again: Bindra
In his first formal press meet after winning India's first-ever individual Olympic gold, shooter Abhinav Bindra says he will soon find energy and motivation to repeat his feat.
 
Anjali, Avneet out of 50 metre Rifle 3
Anjali Bhagwat finished a poor 32nd, logging in 571 points (9.517 average) while Avneet Sidhu totalled 552 points (9.200 average), finishing a dismal 42nd out of 43 competitors at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.
 
Abhinav Bindra returns to a rousing welcome
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.
 
Sania, Sunitha knocked out of women's doubles
Sania Mirza and Sunitha Rao lost to top-seeded Russians Svetlana Kuznentsova and Dinara Safina 4-6, 4-6 in the second round match at the Olympic Green Stadium in Beijing.
 
Paes, Bhupathi reach men's doubles quarterfinals
India's tennis warhorses Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi gave hope to their Indian fans as they won the men's doubles match to reach the quaterfinals at the Olympic Games in Beijing on Wednesday.
 
Former CEC to probe Monika dope controversy
Union Sports Ministry has appointed former Chief Election Commissioner T S Krishnamoorthy to probe the dope controversy surrounding weightlifter Monika Devi.
 
Champia ousted, Indian archery challenge in Olympics over
Archer Mangal Singh Champia, who raised India's hopes with a brilliant performance in the qualification round, caused a heartbreak losing in a close finish to lower ranked Russian Bair Badenov 108-109 in men's individual pre-quarterfinal at the Olympic Games in Beijing on Wednesday.
 
Saina fails to reach Olympics semifinals
The 18-year-old Indian went down 28-26, 14-21, 15-21 in a thrilling contest against Indonesia's Maria Kristin Yulianti in the women's singles badminton event at Beijing.
 
Akhil Kumar enters pre-quarterfinals in style
Indian pugilist duo of Akil Kumar and Jitender packed enough punch in the boxing ring to stroll into the pre-quarterfinals in their respective categories.
 
Paes, Bhupathi advance to second round
Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi beat Frenchmen Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon 6-3, 6-3 to reach the second round of men's doubles competition at the Olympics.
 
 
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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)
 
 
 
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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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