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HindustanTimes Sat,25 Oct 2014

It's a dream come true: Yogeshwar Dutt

"It is a dream come true to win an Olympic medal. I have worked very hard for it, and I can't describe how I am feeling now. It is a very special moment for me," a beaming Yogeshwar said after his bronze-winning effort.

Rana finishes 36th in 50km race walk

India's Basanta Bahadur Rana on Saturday created a national record but had to settle for a 36th place finish in the men's 50km race walk at the London Olympics.

We're not good enough to play in Olympics: Chetri

India's disastrous hockey campaign in the London Games ended with a humiliating bottom spot finish out of 12 competing nations, and it prompted a dejected skipper Bharat Chetri to say that the former champions were not good enough to play at a big stage like the Olympics.

I deserve some reward: Joydeep Karmakar

Joydeep Karmakar, who was the first male shooter from Bengal to qualify for Olympics in 28 years, on Thursday said he deserves a reward for his fourth place finish in the 50m rifle prone event at the London Games.

Tintu Luka finishes sixth in 800m semis, Sahana, Geeta crash out

Indian runner Tintu Luka ran her heart out only to finish sixth in the Olympic women's 800 metre semifinals while high jumper Sahana Kumari and wrestler Geeta Phogat fell flat at the first hurdle in the games in London on Thursday.

Deepika Kumari still wondering what hit her in London

Teenage archer Deepika Kumari says she cracked under pressure of competing at such a big stage and before she could realise what was happening the journey ended.

Triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary crashes out

India's triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary crashed out of the London Olympics, failing to qualify for the finals with a 'No Mark' at the Olympic Stadium today.

The magnificence of Mary

Not many athletes can claim to be the greatest in just their debut Olympics, but then, not many can be compared to the 'Magnificent M C Mary Kom', a living legend in international boxing much before women got a chance to show their mettle in the quadrennial event.

Mary proud to win on sons' birthday

India's MC Mary Kom blazed her way into history on Sunday as women's boxing made its Olympic Games debut, but the five-time world champion had one regret.

My bronze will inspire youngsters to take up badminton: Saina

Saina Nehwal reckons that her Olympic bronze medal will inspire more youngsters to take up the sport and the badminton scenario in the country will change soon with new talents coming through.

President congratulates Vijay for silver at Olympics

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated Indian shooter Vijay Kumar for winning a silver medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Olympic Games in London.

India not fit for the kill

Coach Michael Nobbs’s confidence on the India hockey team’s fitness was short-lived. The 2-3 fighting loss to favourites Netherlands did raise hopes that eight years was worth the wait. Saurabh Duggal reports.

Tarundeep wins 1st round, Banerjee, Talukdar, Swuro exit

Indian archers continued to be off target in the Olympics as Rahul Banerjee, Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro today crashed out in the men's and women's individual events respectively at the historic Lord's Cricket Ground in London.

President congratulates Narang for bronze medal

President Pranab Mukherjee today congratulated shooter Gagan Narang for winning a bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle event of the London

Ghosh's loss ends Indian challenge

Soumyajit Ghosh put up a spirited effort against higher ranked Kim Hyok Bong of North Korea before going down in the men's singles second round at the Olympics table tennis event Sunday.
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Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
England 58 59 57 174
Australia 49 42 46 137
Canada 32 16 34 82
Scotland 19 15 19 53
India 15 30 19 64
New Zealand 14 14 17 45
South Africa 13 10 17 40
Nigeria 11 11 14 36
Kenya 10 10 5 25
Jamaica 10 4 8 22
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