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December 17, 2004

Athens Olympics proved a watershed for IOC

December 01, 2004

Olympic champion Pinsent retires

October 31, 2004

Olympiakos thrash PAOK

October 22, 2004

Hamm will keep Olympic gold

September 28, 2004

Hamm ready to return gold

September 24, 2004

Games finances correct: Oly chief

August 31, 2004

Indian athletes should train in China
Kalam lauds Major Rajyavardhan Rathore

August 30, 2004

The Great Indian Excuses resurface
Doping weighs heavily on lifters
Phelps sets new standard for swimming
China sprint towards Beijing 2008
El Guerrouj confirms he is the greatest
Africa lags in medals
Sad end to my Olympics
Greece give Games super send-off
Irishman assaulted marathon leader

August 29, 2004

Mighty boxer Kindelan bows out in style
Kabaeva puts controversy behind to take gold
Baldini marathon triumph marred by intruder
Spectator assaults marathon leader
Brazil win men's volleyball gold
Hammer gold medallist Annus loses medal
Argentina men's cagers supreme
Argentina cagers usher in new world order
IOC chief hails "awakening of Asia"
Holmes to race on after golden double
South Koreans lodge appeal over Hamm
India's performance was not bad: Dutt
Should the X-men have a go?
U.S. salvage pride at the last
China supreme heading for Beijing
Borzakovskiy: Two-lap czar
U.S. retain both 4x400 titles
China rally to women's volleyball gold
Indian 4x400 quartet finishes 7th
Thorkildsen is men's javelin champ
Solis maintains Cuban heavyweight grip
Creditable performance by Anju
Slesarenko wrecks Cloete's high jump dream
Britain stun US in 4x100 relay
El Guerrouj completes historic double

August 28, 2004

Yuriy Borzakovskiy wins men's 800m
Holmes adds 1500 gold to 800
Brazil, Italy spikers in final
IOC suspects Annus, wants second test
Capel taken off relay after positive test
U.S. women cagers win third straight gold
Austrian pair retain Tornado title
Big names at IOA's Athens bash
Australia finally break through hockey gold barrier
At last, some cheer for the team
Colin Powell cancels Athens visit
Argentina win first gold in 52 years
Video replays help pin down errors
Indian wrestlers bow out
Sujit Mann loses first bout
Bad day for United States, new dawn for China
Jones suffers further humiliation
Mack wins pole vault title
Italy dash Iraq's medal dream
Liu Xiang: Shanghai streak
Jamaica win women's 4x100 relay
Menendez wins javelin with ease
Xing stuns Ethiopians in 10,000m
Australia win first men's hockey gold
Argentina upset U.S. cagers
Greene anchors U.S. to easy first round win
Liu wins hurdles gold, equals world record
Germany win bronze with golden goal
Voros wins women's modern pentathlon

August 27, 2004

4x400 team breaks Nat. mark, enters final
Anju breaks Nat. record, finishes 6th
Ramesh Kumar wins but fails to advance
Cuba's Solis set to succeed Savon
Elsayed disqualified from semi-final
Sour grapes as another U.S. boxer loses
Pakistan take fifth place, Egypt last
Golden oldies take centre stage
Olympics is different ball game, says Paes
Indian hockey needs foreign coaches: Zafar
Dhanraj not ready to quit
Greek fans revitalise Games
Russian runner expelled for doping
Nothing wrong with Rach's tactics: Gill
The true spirit of the Games
Dahle ends 32-year Norwegian wait
Pillay, Dhillon opt out of Pakistan tour
Annus must give sample or lose gold
Germany's Fischer wins eighth Olympic gold
Korzeniowski wins historic third 50km walk
Guo maintains Chinese diving supremacy
Farewell to Fredericks the Great
India rout Korea, finish seventh
Wrestler Anuj finishes 16th in 84kg
Hockey: India beat South Korea 5-2
US win women's football
A high from hurdles
Invincible Sanchez storms to gold
Crawford denies Gatlin sprint double
Kabaeva survives hoop nightmare
Controversy mars taekwondo opening day
Ibrahim wins Egypt's first gold in 56 years
Germany win first women's hockey gold
We messed up everything from day one
Phillips takes long jump gold
Sounds impossible, but Anju can do it
Bobby Aloysius crashes out
Argentina eves win hockey bronze

August 26, 2004

Misery ends for Indian sailing duo
Dutch, Aussies seek history in final
Zimbabwe's Mugabe hails 'golden girl'
India let down by younger players
Khan, Saitov share boxing spotlight with Cubans
Greek sprinters free to compete - IAAF
Lot to learn from the semi-finals
Argentina lay 2006 World Cup foundations
Klaver journeys from ICU to final
Chinese forecast late Russian gold onslaught
Fredericks, El Guerrouj elected to IOC panel
Carter leads NZ one-two in triathlon
Iranians proud of their Hercules
All smiles as Russians get reward
Archery official blames foreign experts
Ukrainian rower tests positive
Radcliffe still to decide on 10,000 metres
Hungarian weightlifter expelled over refusal
British Boxer Khan ready to graduate
Athens cabbie's minutes of fame as medallist
Australia cries along with Pittman in hurdles
Fame but questions for Halkia
Relay gold next on Jamaican hit list
Kuzenkova nails hammer gold at last
Bolt from the blue
Campbell speeds to women's 200 gold
Gatlin stays on course for sprint double
Anju qualifies for long jump final
Sensational Halkia storms to hurdles gold

August 25, 2004

Pakistan whip India
Holland, Australia to clash in final
Britain, S.Africa win bottom place play-offs
Officials sweat to lift Goliath
Hockey teams seek foreign secrets of success
Lifters glad to be rid of coach Sandhu
India way behind Asian nations
Wrong on players to blame coach: Harbinder
Gardner loses quest for repeat gold
Allen wins triathlon gold
Isinbayeva on top of the world
Fridman gold fulfils Israel's dream
Rhythmic gymnasts to grab spotlight
Scandals have not affected Games - IOC
Sautin nearing the end of the line
Peng wins springboard gold for China
Jones makes belated entry to Games
Women's 100m hurdles may be re-run
Isinbayeva breaks pole vault world record
Hicham El Guerrouj: Master of the Mile
El Guerrouj wins Olympic gold at last
On the wings of a dove
Argentina, Paraguay in men's football final
Williams-Darling wins 400m gold
Hayes wins 100m hurdles gold
Our appetite for winning was simply not there
Kemboi leads Kenyan 1-2-3 in steeplechase
Discus champ thrown out of Games
NZ eves make Champions Trophy
Dutch women reach final on penalties
Muenzer wins historic cycling gold

August 24, 2004

Sebrle rules decathlon world
All eyes on Anju
Anju drawn in tough group
YAI fears losing govt. patronage
No rift in the team, says Pillay
Hungarian set to lose discus gold
Indian sailors still 'at sea'
Bronze medal loss still hurts: Paes
Pool queen celebrates with beach party
World's strongest man ready for more
Forward line has been non-existent
India sack weightlifting coaches
Cubans still the ring masters
Adrian saved us the blushes
Coach Rach hits back
Mukesh Khatri loses first bout
Gagan disappointed, hopes for better results ahead
Pillay to retire after Athens Games
Kerala villages pray for Anju's victory
Holmes urges Radcliffe to try, try, try again
Germany squeeze into semis, meet Dutch
Consistent Karpov leads decathlon
Spanish gymnasts achieve new Games high
Last chance for El Guerrouj
Winning Iraqi team rare cause for joy
"People power" stops Games event, Holmes wins
Holmes ends Mutola's dream in the 800m
Holmes run
Ethiopia's Defar takes 5,000 gold
Shobha made us all proud
Wariner wins men's 400m title
Argentina hold India with late goal
U.S. takes third softball gold
Australia strike cycling gold again
Holmes takes 800 metres gold
Yao spurs China to giant upset

August 23, 2004

Fazekas takes discus gold
British hail plucky Paula
Australia strike cycling gold again
Greece gets instant new 'immortal'
Saitov nears all-time boxing greats
Table tennis doubles faces Olympics axe
Korean Ryu upsets Wang for gold
Khorkina sulks into retirement
We're no symbol of freedom: Iraq coach
Spain in men's hockey semis
Gatlin turns sprinting into art
Radcliffe was not injured, says team
Prabhjot slams coach for poor show
Different motives for Iraq, Argentina
Injury ends Dvorak's decathlon dream
China are new faces in women's hockey semis
Bulgaria appeals rings final result
Korzhanenko to be excluded from Games - IOC
Greece goes crazy over "Immortal" walker
Saraswati Saha bows out of 200m
China surpass Athens goal of 20 golds
Mutola faces stern challenge
Gatlin sprints from unknown to Olympic gold
Onward with Phelps
Massu does a tennis double
Justin Gatlin: Greece lightning
Annus wins men's hammer title
Olsson wins men's triple jump
Justin Gatlin is fastest man
Australia fail to make women's hockey semis
Noguchi wins women's marathon
Holm wins Olympic high jump

August 22, 2004

Thakur stable, out of ICU
Iranian banned for two years for drugs
Zhang brings up China's 100
Coach's absence affected Suma's showing
Khorkina says "judges robbed me"
Women's shot put champion tests positive
Indians shell-shocked in Athens
India must now make the best of worst
"Wrong target" drama costs U.S. gold
Another shoddy showing
Greek duo maintain innocence
US men end 40-year rowing drought
Kluft crowned queen of heptathlon
India's second appeal also turned down
Deepak Thakur in ICU for breathing problem
Greece shamed again at their own Games
Greece shamed again at their own Games
South Koreans demand U.S. gold
Hockey - Korea coach gives up on girls
Chilean pair win country's first gold
U.S. cagers crash to Lithuania
Bullet from Belarus
Record relay nets Phelps eighth swimming medal
Nesterenko is fastest woman
Shobha finishes creditable 11th in heptathlon
Iraq in men's football semis
Henin picks women's tennis gold
Binu 7th in 400m semis
Gonzalez gives Chile first medal
China close to target of 20 gold medals

August 21, 2004

Spain whip Pakistan
Greene pips Powell in 100 heats
Australia win women's 4x100m swim relay
Hackett swims to second 1500m title
De Bruijn retains 50m crown
India make fresh appeal
Germany lose golds in legal battle
Greeks find drugs in raid on sprint coach's store
Hidayat, Ning take badminton golds
Big guns through in 100m heats
S.Korea thrash Egypt 11-0
Wanted: Players for Egypt hockey team
TT: China win men's doubles
Hamm won gymnastics gold on score error
Athens hero Rathore thanks army
Relieved Pittman clears first hurdle
Kiwis hand India third defeat
Emotional Pinsent grabs fourth gold
India lose in men's team archery event
Field wide open in women's 100 final
South Koreans win men's doubles gold
Binu sets new 400 m national mark
Indian discus throwers fail to qualify
Rajyavardhan Rathore returns to a hero's welcome
Lee-Hesh lose bronze play-off
Strategic failure by Team India
Diwakar Prasad bows out
Bekele storms to 10000m gold
Michael's a marvel
India at the Games on Saturday
Kluft on course for heptathlon gold
Henin to meet Mauresmo in final
Massu, Fish in tennis final
Lagat in 1,500 semis after shoe scare
Devers scrapes into 100m semis

August 20, 2004

Shibata wins women's 800m freestyle
'Divine' last arrow gives S. Korea gold
Meares wins gold with record
Hoy gives Britain cycling gold
Phelps takes 100 butterfly for fifth gold
Amir Khan storms into last eight
Dutt learns of 34 year-old link with Rathore
Judge maintains Peirsol broke rules
Athens hero Rathore returns on Saturday
Indian sailors continue to disappoint
Chinese women take TT doubles title
U.S. trio, Ottey sprint through 100m heats
Greek lifter fails drug test
Argentina's women in hockey semis
U.S. win men's 50m prone position
France's Peschier wins gold in kayak
India's strategy was flawed
Indians choked at the crunch
Anjali, Deepali disappoint
Galkina wins gold for Russia
Brugnetti strides to first gold
Govt to take tough action: Dutt
Tandon finishes 40th in 50m freestyle
Indian women archers lose to France in quarters
India name Chanu as second dope offender
Gebrselassie grabs centre stage
Moya knocked out, women prosper
Henry follows Fraser to 100m gold
Peirsol: From ripples to waves
It's conspiracy, says Pratima
India at the Games on Friday
Patterson wins women's gymnastics gold
France win elusive team sabre gold
Phelps wins fourth swimming gold
Late goal sinks India
Galiazzo takes surprise archery gold
The man with the worst job of the Games?

August 19, 2004

Time we learn from Rathore
Beard snatches swimming gold from Jones
Peirsol's swimming gold restored on appeal
Anno leads Japan to record judo medal haul
Lee-Hesh fall in semis
Ai Sugiyama upset by Molik
Mauresmo through to semis
Indian sailors placed 18th
Myskina in semi-finals
Chinese duo retain mixed doubles badminton
Moya, Grosjean crash out
France advance to fencing final
And the gold medal for embarrassment goes to...
Zhang Ning gives China gold
Chinese top seeds exit in TT
Iran escapes sanction over Israeli
No triumphant lap of honour for Popov
Jail for Olympic pool jump
Lee-Hesh expect a fight in semis
Kitajima "sticks it" to Americans
Last arrow heartbreak for Prasad
Pakistan too good for South Korea
Hoogenband, Popov out of 50m freestyle
Pratima, Chanu test positive for drugs
China media under fire for gold medal hype
Sandhu washes hands off Malleswari flop show
Yang fails to break Chinese medal drought
Hoogenband dumps drug scandals
Dutt to visit Rathore's house
Europe fights back in badminton
'Hooging' the limelight
China in women's hockey semis
Portugal knocked out
Tears then fencing gold for Vezzali
Skakun gets weightlifting gold
Hamm claims men's all-round crown
Down two goals was a scary experience
Bilonog wins Olympia shot put gold
India at the Games on Thursday
Lee-Hesh storm into semis
Jedrzejczak wins women's 200 metre butterfly

August 18, 2004

Hoogie keeps 100m freestyle crown
U.S. women break oldest record for relay gold
Kitajima wins breaststroke double
'Rathore can win the Olympic gold in 2008'
Asia assured of men's badminton sweep
Gonzalez shocks Roddick
Shroff-Patel in 18th place
Korzhanenko wins first athletics gold
Pierce stuns defending champ Venus
'This is just the beginning of a great shooting career'
Malleswari does not finish
'If luck is with Anju she can win a medal'
Estanguet retains canoeing title
Veteran Swede table tennis duo shock Chinese pair
Van Moorsel strikes gold again
India's frontline yet to perform to potential
Pillay's goal was the turning point
Sprints more fun without Jones
Have you met Major Rathore?
Heaston makes history in Olympia
'I asked my son to come back with a medal'
Greece lightning strikes out at home
Federer's Olympic dream shattered
Sixth seed Gade upset in quarters
Atal Bihari Vajpayee greets Rathore
Greek sprinters pull out of Games
Shikha fails to qualify for final
Bahadur Singh's "no throw" show him the door
Archer Reena Kumari bows out
Rs 21 lakh and a house for Rathore
Dutch drive forward
Romanians storm to victory in gymnastics
Quarters will be tough: Paes
India at the Games on Wednesday
Lee-Hesh romp into quarters
Pakistan notch up first win
'I could see nothing else but the target'
World 100m champion Edwards banned
Thompson slays giant but falls to champ
U.S. win men's 4x200 freestyle relay
Klochkova repeats golden double
Phelps wins second gold
Prasad wins, Akhil loses

August 17, 2004

'The whole family is very happy'
The Late Bloomer
Satyadev Prasad in last 16
Shroff-Patel pair finish last in 49er opener
India stage grand rally to beat South Africa
Hoogenband can break world record
I died a hundred times: Rathore
Federer, Ferrero, Safin crash out
Shooters play own mind games
UAE's al-Maktoum wins historic gold
Shooter Rathore strikes silver
All eyes, hopes on Malleswari
China revels in "golden harvest"
Nestruev takes men's pistol gold
Rathore in double-trap final
U.S. swimmers out of 100 freestyle
Dwyer earns draw for Australia
Kanetkar also falls by the wayside
Kunjarani will be placed fourth
Sumangala exits in second round
Reena in pre-quarters, Sumangala out
Capacity crowd attend beach volleyball
Australia hails Thorpe gold record
U.S. misfire in early days in Athens
Japan win men's gymnastics team gold
Greece break China's golden sequence
Myanmar woman tests positive
Handicap no bar for Loper
France's Guyart wins men's foil
Luo wins China's first swim gold

August 16, 2004

Chen's weightlifting gold puts China on top
India at the Games on Tuesday
Lee reigns supreme in judo
Thorpe wins swimming 'race of the century'
Thorpe, Coughlin, Peirsol win gold
Satyadev Prasad in second round
Experience rescues Aussie Cook
U.S. women rally to avoid upset
Moya wins, Dementieva out
Australian women offer bounty to kiss Andy
U.S. swimmers trying to bounce back
We committed unforgivable mistakes
Greek athletes' case deferred again
Balogh wins women's trap shooting
Kanetkar wins, Abhinn loses
One down, three to go: Paes
Stands still half empty
Phelps shrugs off relay disappointment
Mistakes of the past are being repeated
Bindra finishes seventh
Sawaiyan crashes out
Australia get first points in gold bid
India pay price for schoolboy errors
Gebrselassie faces fitness fight
Paes-Bhupathi in second round
Wake-up call for Dream Team
S.Koreans on form in archery
Phelps, Thorpe face Dutch threat
Navratilova becomes grand dame of Games
India at the Games on Monday
Testers fail to find Greeks in two days
Top seed Lin ousted, Camilla dream shattered
Iraq reach Olympic quarter-finals
China stay on top of medal table
US swim team, cagers shocked
Pakistan go down to Germany
India pay dearly for defensive lapses
Iran defies Olympic spirit
Japan's Rising Son
Vijender goes down fighting


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