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SpiceJet announces lifetime free air tickets for Olympic medal winners

Indian budget airlines, SpiceJet on August 14, 2012 announced that it will provide free air tickets for life for all the Indians medal winners, at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Overall India has secured six medals from the 2012 Games. The...
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Sushil Kumar wins silver in men’s wrestling at 2012 London Games

Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar at the 2012 London Olympics managed to bag the silver medal in the 66 KG freestyle category after he was defeated by Tatsuhiro Yonemitsufrom Japan by 3-1 in the gold medal fight on August 12, 2012. Though...
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Yuvraj Singh returns to Team India for T20 championship

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh after recovering from cancer, was in August 10, 2012 included in the Indian cricket team for the World Twenty 20 Championship in Sri Lanka. Singh has also been included in the two T20s against New Zealand in the...
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Chen Ruolin qualifies in to semi finals of platforms at 2012 Games

Chinese diver Chen Ruolin in the preliminaries was a dominant diver of the women’s 10 meter platform heading the field in to the semi-finals at the Olympics on August 8, 2012. The 19 year old diver is bidding for her fourth overall gold medal...
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Kaori Icho wins third Olympic in wrestling at London 2012 Games

Japanese freestyle wrestler Kaori Icho managed to win her third Olympic Women’s freestyle wrestling 63 KG gold medal. Icho defeated China’s Jing Ruixue 3-0 in the final at the Excel Arena on August 8, 2012. The victory of Icho...
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Mary Kom wins bronze, says sorry for not winning gold or silver at 2012 London Games

Indian boxer Mary Kom, lost the semi finals against Nicol Adams of Great Britain at the 2012 London Games. Kom said that she was sorry that she could not win the gold or the silver but managed to win the bronze. The boxer added that...
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Japan slashes Chinese in volleyball, reaches semi-finals at 2012 London Games

The women’s volleyball team of Japan on August 7, 2012 slashed the Chinese team by 3-2 and reached the semi finals at the London 2012 Games. The Japanese team left behind a team it had never even taken a set from at any Olympics. Some...
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Vijender Singh fails to take off after quarter final loss

Indian star boxer Vijender Singh’s dream to be the first individual athlete to win two medals in successive Olympic Games came crashing down. Singh lost the quarterfinal bout against his Uzbekistan opponent in the men’s middle weight category. The...
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Vijay Kumar grabs silver in Rapid Fire Pistol at 2012 Olympics

In another achievement for India, Army shooter Vijay Kumar on August 3, 2012 grabbed the silver medal in men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the Olympic Games in London. Kuamr managed to challenge the world champion Alexei Klimov of Russia,...
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Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap proceed in to quarter finals at 2012 Olympics

Indian badminton player, Saina Nehwal within just 38 minutes left behind Dutch Yao Jie 21-14, 21-16 and glided in to the quarter finals of the badminton women’s singles at the Wenbley Arena on August 1, 2012. Nehwal seemed like she was in...