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Gagan, Sanjeev fail to qualify for 50m rifle prone finals
Gagan Narang continued to draw a blank at the Beijing Olympics and he, along with Sanjeev Rajput, failed to qualify for the finals of the shooting competition's 50m Rifle prone event.
 
Gujarati lad wins gymnastic bronze for USA
Raj Bhavsar, born to Gujarati parents, was part of the six-member American men's team which won the bronze medal in artistic gymnastics in the Beijing Olympics.
 
Pranitha bows out of individual archery event
Indian women archers' campaign in the individual event ended with Pranitha Vardhineni going down 99-106 to Kwon Un Sil of Korea in a pre-quarterfinal match at the Olympics.
 
Rowers disappoint in double sculls
Indian rowing pair of Devender Kumar Khandwal and Manjeet Singh finished a disappointing fifth in the Lightweight Men's Double Sculls Repechage 2 at the Olympics.
 
A contrasting day in life of India's two Olympic heroes
Abhinav Bindra basked in his new found glory, while Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's vulnerability managed a manifestation as the Beijing Shooting Range witnessed a contrasting day in the life of India's two Olympic heroes, present and past.
 
It's a great Indian dope trick: Monika
Weightlifter Monika Devi alleged that there is a "huge conspiracy" to end her sporting career prematurely and termed the recent charges against her as "the great Indian dope trick".
 
Teary Rathore says he may not compete ever again
Failure reduced the battle-hardened army man to a vulnerable-looking emotional soul as Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, tears welling up in his eyes, said he is not sure if he would compete ever again.
 
Boxer Jitender advances to pre-quarters
Jitender Kumar pummelled his Turkish opponent Ulas Furkan Memis in less than three rounds to storm into the fly weight pre-quarterfinals of the boxing competition at the Olympics.
 
Dola, Bombayla crash out of archery event
Dola Banerjee and L Bombayla Devi crashed out of the women's individual archery event at the Beijing Olympics after losing their respective opening round matches on Tuesday.
 
Rathore fails to qualify for double trap finals
Rathore shot a dismal score of 43 and 45 in the first two rounds and could only manage 43 in the deciding round. He shot a total of 131.
 
Samresh Jung crashes out of 50m pistol event
Samresh Jung's woeful form in the Olympics continued and he failed to make the 50m pistol finals of the shooting competition, finishing a disappointing 42nd in the qualification round in Beijing on Tuesday.
 
 
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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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