Articles about Athens Olympics

Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

25 Jul 2019

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Here are some of the unbreakable records in badminton

Badminton has become a popular sport across the globe and it is gaining prominence with each passing championship.

Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

09 Feb 2019

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Badminton: Foreign coaches to help out Gopichand- Details here

This year is going to be massive for Indian badminton, as the focus has already shifted to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and its preparations are on full swing.

Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

03 Mar 2018

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Anju Bobby George fights for 2004 Athens Olympics medal

Indian long-jump ace, Anju Bobby George is hoping to become the first Indian track and field athlete to bag an Olympic medal, a medal which she should have won in 2004.

Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

28 Jan 2017

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Bolt returns his 2008 Olympic medal

Usain Bolt has confirmed that he has returned his gold medal, which he had won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the 4x100m relay race.

Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

25 Jan 2017

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Usain Bolt stripped of one Olympic gold medal

Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will have to return his 2008 Beijing Olympics medal that he won in the men's 4x100m relay race after his team-mate Nesta Carter was tested positive for a banned substance.

Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

03 Dec 2016

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Usian Bolt wins 'Athlete of the Year' award

Jamaican sprinter won IAAF's male 'Athlete of the Year' award for the sixth time in his career. He had previously won the title in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Ryan Lochte handed a 10-month suspension

09 Sep 2016

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Ryan Lochte handed a 10-month suspension

The US Olympic Committee has handed Ryan Lochte a 10 month suspension and a fine of $100,000 for lying about being robbed while at Rio de Janeiro.

Bolt makes history with unprecedented 'triple triple'

20 Aug 2016

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Bolt makes history with unprecedented 'triple triple'

Usain Bolt secured the gold medal in the 4x100m relay, making history by securing a clean sweep off all sprinting events for the third successive time.

Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold

19 Aug 2016

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Bolt claims his 8th Olympic gold

Jamaica's Usain Bolt won the men's 200m race securing his second Rio'16 gold medal and eighth overall.

It's not just in the genes!

16 Aug 2016

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It's not just in the genes!

Bolt finishes running 100m in about 41 steps, which is at least three less than his competitors.

Phelps ebbs towards retirement after the 23rd Gold

14 Aug 2016

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Phelps ebbs towards retirement after the 23rd Gold

Michael Phelps finished the 4x100-metre medley relay with a gold.

Phelps breaks 2000 year Olympic record

12 Aug 2016

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Phelps breaks 2000 year Olympic record

Michael Phelps broke a 2000 year old Olympic record after securing a historic 22nd gold medal, and becoming the first athlete to win the same event in four consecutive games.

It's 21 Olympic golds and counting for Phelps

10 Aug 2016

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It's 21 Olympic golds and counting for Phelps

Adding to his ever expanding medal tally, Phelps clinched two gold medals on day 4 of Olympics - first in the 200m butterfly and then in 4x200m freestyle relay.

No room for Leander Paes

05 Aug 2016

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No room for Leander Paes

The organizing committee at the Rio Olympics has failed to allot a room to Indian tennis star Leander Paes.