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Sharath Kamal aiming a top-16 finish in Olympics
India's table tennis record in Olympics is nothing to boast of. A. Sharath Kamal, who will spearhead India's challenge in Beijing, is no greenhorn and has set a realistic target for the Games.
Lifter Monika Devi fails dope test, withdrawn from Beijing
Weightlifter Monika Devi was withdrawn from the Indian squad for Beijing Olympic Games hours before she was to board the flight to the Chinese capital for failing a dope test.
Monika claims innocence in doping charges
Monika, the lone weightlifter chosen to represent India in the Beijing Olympic Games, was prevented from boarding the Beijing flight on Tuesday night for testing positive for a banned anabolic salt.
Rathore to be the flagbearer for India in Olympics
Athens Olympics silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore will be the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent in the Beijing Olympics starting August 8, the Indian Olympic Association announced on Monday.
India rests Olympic medal hopes on Paes, Bhupathi
Star tennis duo have kept aside their differences and come together to enhance India's medal prospects in the Beijing Olympics.
Wrestlers eyeing cocktail of luck and draw in Beijing
Although India is fielding half the number that it sent to Athens (three), the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) says it won't be surprised if one of the wrestlers emulates K.D.Yadav's feat of the 1952 Games.
Shuttlers would do enough to make head turns
They may not be in the reckoning for medals in the Olympics but as the Indian shuttlers Anup Sridhar and Saina Nehwal gear up for the August 8-24 Beijing extravaganza, they would be looking to spring up a few surprises and make some heads turn.
Satender Sharma to represent Indian hockey at Olympics
Indian hockey would not go completely unrepresented at the Olympic Games in the absence of its team after umpire Satender Sharma has been appointed to officiate in the Beijing event.
IWF selects Monika to represent India
Russia's Olympic team will compete to finish in the top three at the forthcoming Beijing Games starting Aug 8, chairman of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Leonid Tyagachev has said.
Shailaja insists she had better chance in Beijing
Charlton Athletic playmaker Zheng Zhi has been named the captain of the 18-man Chinese men's Olympic football squad.
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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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