MEDALS TALLY

  • Go for Glory: India finish 55th at London 2012 August 13, 2012

    With six medals two silver and four bronze, India enjoyed its best medal haul ever at the Olympics. ...
  • Olympics: India finish 55th on the medals tally August 13, 2012

    London: The coveted gold medal eluded India at the London Games but thanks to its bestever haul of six medals, the country finished 55th in the medals tally at the Olympic Games that concluded here on Sunday. India, who stood 50th in the Beijing Games medal tally with one gold and...
  • Olympics: USA wins medals race from China August 13, 2012

    London: By any measure, the 2012 London Games will be considered a booming success for the United States. When the US men's basketball team won the Olympic title on Sunday, it clinched the 46th gold medal for American in London, marking the highest total the nation has ever taken home from...
  • Phelpspowered US claw back in medal race August 15, 2008

    Beijing: China goes in search of more gold medals Friday in badminton, weightlifting, gymnastics and judo, but with the athletics programme kicking off its Olympic dominance could start to wane. Heading into day seven, China has 22 gold medals, nine more than its nearest rival the United States who picked up...
  • Emotions run high as China stays on top August 13, 2008

    Beijing: China erupted on Wednesday when its women won their first team gymnastics Olympic gold medal, with swimmer Pang Jiaying adding to the elation by claiming an unexpected swimming bronze. Emotions also spilled over on the badminton courts with defending women's champion Zhang Ning breaking down in tears after coming through...
  • Gold rush begins, China takes early lead August 9, 2008

    Beijing: The Olympics got under way on Saturday with two gold medals for the host country and news that a Beijingbound sprinter tested positive for doping. Chen Xiexia of China took gold in the women's 48kilogram weightlifting and 2006 world champion Pang Wei won the men's 10meter air pistol. "I had low...
  • Aussie chief says China will top gold medal tally August 2, 2008

    Sydney: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates has predicted that China will top the United States in the gold medal tally at the Beijing Games, a report said on Saturday. The Americans have dominated the last three Olympics since finishing second to the former Soviet Union in Barcelona in 1992. But the Australian...
  • China top medals tally, India eight December 16, 2006

    Doha: China and India, the world's most populous countries, were first and eighth respectively on the medals table a stark difference in the sporting standards of the two countries at the XVth Asian Games that ended in Doha on Friday. China had a tally of 316 medals, including 165...
  • Chinese athletes dominate Asiad December 6, 2006

    Doha: China's sporting red army continued its relentless acquisition of Asian Games titles on Tuesday, scooping up a phenomenal 22 gold medals including the men's badminton team crown. World No 1 Lin Dan lost the opening singles match in the final against South Korea but his team mates rallied to win...
  • India tops SAF Games with 118 golds August 28, 2006

    Colombo: The Indian judokas shopped nine out of 10 gold medals to take the country's golden haul to 118 the highest ever in the games' 22yearold history on the penultimate day of the South Asian Games on Sunday. India's grand tally at close of the 10th day of the...