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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

Olympics: Saina, Vijender, Jai Bhagwan keep India's hopes alive

India's champion shuttler Saina Nehwal had an easy outing and Jai Bhagwan joined his more illustrious team mate Vijender Singh in the round of 16 but the archers, paddlers and shooters fell by the wayside at the 2012 London Games on Sunday. Hockey: Tough opener for India | Win some lose some in London

Olympics: Jai Bhagwan storms into second round of 60kg event

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan produced a dominating performance to storm into the pre-quarterfinals of the lightweight (60kg) category in the Olympics, in London on Sunday.

Nobbs’ men geared up for Dutch challenge

A good performance in the London Olympics is not only about the redemption of India’s national sport, but will also decide the fate of the players of the men’s hockey squad. Saurabh Duggal reports.

Narang's medal will inspire other Indian athletes: Maken

Union sports minister Ajay Maken today congratulated shooter Gagan Narang for winning India's first medal at the London Olympics and said his bronze will inspire other athletes to do well in the mega event.

Poonia gets into groove before Olympic test

Top Indian discus thrower Krishna Poonia seemed to be getting in groove for the upcoming Olympics as she threw an impressive 63.16m in the Woodford Green Open Graded Meet in London.

Indian archers plan to do a Ganguly at Lord's

India's male archers plan to do an action replay of Sourav Ganguly's torso-baring celebrations if they manage to notch up an Olympic medal at cricket's Mecca --the hallowed turf of Lord's.

London calling for Mary Kom's mom too

For MC Mary Kom, London Olympics is a dream realised twice over as the five-time world champion is not just excited about being the only Indian woman boxer at the big event but is also overjoyed about having her mother in the stands to watch her live for the first time.

Don't expect big things in hockey: ex-players

A top-four finish in the would be a "miracle" for the hockey team, feel former players.

Sushil deserving flag-bearer: Paes

Leander Paes has backed IOA’s decision to appoint Sushil Kumar as the India’s flag-bearer at the London Olympics opening ceremony, saying that the Beijing bronze-medallist wrestler deserves the honour.

Indian national flag hoisted at Olympic Village

The Indian national flag was hoisted at the Olympic Games Village in London on Sunday, in a fun-filled musical ceremony presided by the Village Mayor, in attendance of 35 athletes and delegates.

Super Saina starts off tomorrow at Olympics

One of country's brightest medal prospects at the Olympics, in-form badminton star Saina Nehwal will start her campaign on Saturday by taking on unheralded Swiss Sabrina Jaquet in her opening group match at the Wembley Arena in London.

Badminton: Jwala-Diju lose opening match in Olympics

India's badminton campaign in the Olympics was off to a disappointing start as the mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V Diju went down in straight games to Indonesia's Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in their opening group match in London.

Archers lose to Japan in ‘heartbreaker’

The Indian men’s archery team of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Rahul Banerjee failed to capitalise on mistakes by rivals Japan and bowed out of the team championships.

Kashyap lights up disappointing day

Olympic debutant shuttler Parupalli Kashyap began his campaign in style, getting the better of Belgium’s Yuhan Tan 21-14, 21-12 in a Group D match at the Wembley Arena on Saturday. HT reports. Results | Gold winners
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Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
USA 46 29 29 104
China 38 27 22 87
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 24 25 33 82
India 0 2 4 6
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