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|August 15, 2004|
India's challenge in TT ends
Achanta Sharath Kamal lost his second round match to 25th ranked Lai Chak Ko of Hong Kong.
Polsak hoists Thailand's first women's gold
The 22-year-old won the 53 kg class and added the Olympic crown to the world championship she captured last year.
Chanu finishes fourth
The Indian strongwoman Chanu joined the list of Indian casualties at the Olympics after managing a total lift of only 190 kg in the 53 kg women's Olympic weightlifting competition.
Manavjit, Mansher bow out
The Indian shooters ended in 19th and 21st place respectively in the men's trap event at the Olympics.
Popat falls by the wayside
The Indian champion was beaten in the round of 16 in the women's singles badminton by Mia Audina.
Reena, Sumangala up; Dola bows out
Reena Kumari and Sumangala Sharma advanced to the second knock-out round, but Dola Banerjee bowed out in the women's individual 70 metres archery event at the Olympic Games.
Jitender Kumar bows out
The Indian suffered a deep gash above his left eye, which forced the referee to stop his 81 kgs bout against Ukraine's Andriy Fedchuck.
Kunjarani finishes fifth
Nurcan Taylan of Turkey with a world record lift of 210 kg won the 48kg class in the women's weightlifting competition..
|August 14, 2004|
Shirur eighth, Anjali fails
China's Du Li stole the gold in the last round of shooting from Russia's Lioubov Galkina in the women's 10m Air Rifle.
Anju can do it
P T Usha, the 'Golden Girl' of Indian athletics, says Anju George has gained the required confidence to do well when it matters most.
Popat romps into last 16
The Indian ace proved too good for Michelle Edwards in her opening match in the badminton competition.
India at the Games on Sunday
Nikhil Kanetkar and Abhinn Shyam Gupta begin their campaign in the men's badminton tournament.
Manavjit, Mansher fail to qualify
India's ace sharpshooters crashed out of the men's Trap event in the qualification round at the Olympic Games.
Goalkeeping will determine India's progress
Former India captain and coach V Bhaskaran rates Germany as favourites for the men's Olympic hockey gold.
Sharath Kamal advances, Mouma exits
Commonwealth and national champion Sharath Kamal turned in a smart display to defeat Boudjadja Mohamed in the first round of the men's singles table tennis competition.
Judoka Akram Shah outclassed
The Indian lost tamely in only 44 seconds to Khashbaatar Tsagaanbaatar of Mongolia in the second round of the 60 kg Group B category.
India's Paulose finishes last
India's Pandari Kummel Paulose finished last in the third heat of the Men's Single Sculls event.
Rivals go head to head
Athens is sure to produce its own unforgettable clashes.
It's now or never for me
Hockey ace Dhanraj Pillay says the Indian team cannot wait to take on Holland in the first game.
Pillay, Dhillon hold the key
Former Olympian Mervyn Fernandis says the veteran duo will have to break the shackles of man-to-man marking by the Dutch and find the spaces to feed the forwards.
|August 04, 2004|
Athens-bound boxers confident
Jitender Kumar, Akhil Kumar and Vijender Singh are determined not to get overawed by the strong field at the Athens Games.
|August 03, 2004|
Shuttlers keen to make a mark
Aparna Popat, Abhinn Shyam Gupta and Nikhil Kanetkar are unfancied in the badminton competition at Athens but hope to make a mark with a spirited showing.