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HindustanTimes Thu,18 Dec 2014

More gold for Bolt as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt cemented his place in Olympic folklore by claiming a second three-gold medal haul in successive Games as Jamaica stormed to a world record-breaking 4x100m relay victory on Saturday.

Kirdyapkin ends Russian walk title drought

Sergey Kirdyapkin on Saturday became the first Russian to win the men's 50 kilometres walk Olympic title since Andrey Perlov triumphed in 1992 triumphed for the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Britain's 'Bolt on Water' wins on final day

Britain's Ed McKeever lived up to his unwanted nickname of 'Usain Bolt on Water' on Saturday when he powered to victory in the men's K1 200 canoeing to take the first Olympic title in the new shorter and more explosive distance.

Heads likely to roll after Indian hockey's worst Olympics

Indian hockey team's assistant coach Mohammed Riaz has warned that heads will roll after country's disastrous campaign in the London Games ended today with a humiliating bottom spot finish out of 12 competing nations.

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.

Bolt targets record in Olympic finale

Usain Bolt's attempt to win a sixth sprint gold medal in two Olympics as part of Jamaica's 4x100 metres relay team will be the climax of the last night of athletics at the London Games on today.

Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge

Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition in London.

US break world record to take gold in 4x100m relay

The United States smashed one of the oldest world records on Friday when they won the women's Olympic 4x100m relay title in 40.82sec.

Russia clinch synchronised team title fourth time

Russia's synchronised swimmers clinched their fourth straight Olympic title in team event at London Olympics Friday, concluding their tour with a sweep of both duet and team gold medals.

Strombergs becomes first repeat BMX champ

Maris Strombergs of Latvia overcame the threat of a handful of strong, younger challengers to become the Olympics' first repeat BMX champion today.

Australia wins 3rd gold in Olympic sailing

On Friday, Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page of Australia held off their British rivals to win the men's 470 class, the country's third on the English Channel at Weymouth, ensuring that the Australians will finish with more sailing golds than Britain.

Britain's Adams wins first women's boxing gold

Britain's Nicola Adams became the first woman to win an Olympic boxing title when she stormed her way past China's Ren Cancan to take the flyweight gold on Thursday.

Hungary's Risztov wins swim marathon thriller

Hungary's Eva Risztov won a gripping Olympic women's swimming marathon by just 0.4 seconds at London's Hyde Park today.

Final match for US volleyball duo ends in gold

For 11 years, they have been Kerri and Misty, the most recognizable faces in Olympic beach volleyball and a team that dominated the sport.

China sweeps all 4 golds in Olympic table tennis

China completed a sweep of all four golds in table tennis at the London Olympics with a victory 3-0 Wednesday over South Korea in the men's team final.

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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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