London 2012 Olympics

  • Six more Indian hockey players pull out of WSH 01-12-2011 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: In what has come as another serious blow to the World Series Hockey (WSH), six additional Indian players have confirmed their unavailability for the inaugural edition of the eight-city event. A day after six other Indian hockey players pulled out of the event, drag-flick specialists Rupinder Pal Singh...
  • Olympians caution hockey team despite easy draw 16-11-2011 02:40 AM

    New Delhi: Despite being handed a favourable draw for the Olympic men's hockey qualifiers, former players cautioned India against complacency and said it would be a disaster if the erstwhile champions failed to book their London ticket from the qualifying event in February. According to the draw released by the...
  • Olympic berth a realistic dream: Jwala Gutta 15-11-2011 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: India's women's doubles player Jwala Gutta reckons qualifying for next year's Olympics is a realistic dream, but she does not want to put pressure on her young partner Ashwini Ponnappa by thinking about the London event right now. One half of the World Championships bronze-medalist pair, Jwala said...
  • '50-50 chance of Beckham staying at LA Galaxy' 25-10-2011 03:41 AM

    Los Angeles: LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena believes his side have a good chance of keeping David Beckham as he is happy at the club. The former England captain has been linked with moves to Tottenham, Paris St Germain, QPR and Leicester when his deal expires next month at the...
  • Boxers return after successful World Championships 11-10-2011 11:15 PM

    Vikas Krishan, who won a bronze, spoke of his joy after a successful World Championships where four Indian boxers qualified for the 2012 Olympics. ...
  • Main target was Olympic qualification: Boxer Vikas 11-10-2011 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: The youngest World Championships medallist in Indian boxing, teen sensation Vikas Krishan says the bronze he notched up in the recently-concluded mega-event in Azerbaijan was a bonus after he achieved his main target of qualifying for next year's London Olympics. Four Indian boxers - Vikas (69kg), Manoj Kumar...
  • 'London 2012 boxing matches not fixed' 23-09-2011 03:40 PM

    London: Amateur boxing's world governing body has dismissed as 'preposterous and utterly untrue' allegations that Azerbaijan was promised two gold medals at next year's London Olympics in exchange for a loan of millions of dollars. The president of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA), however, told the BBC the governing...
  • London 2012 Olympics mascots unveiled 20-05-2010 09:32 AM

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