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Here’s this week’s collection of the world’s craziest and funniest stories from around the world. 1) The 77-year-old weightlifting champ   Meet Willie Murphy, a 77-year-old......

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China's Zhou sets clean and jerk world record, wins gold

China's Zhou Lulu sets a new World record in the women's over 75kg clean and jerk weightlifting competition at the Asian Games in Incheon. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters Chinese weightlifter Zhou......

Taiwan, Kazakh weightlifters break world records

Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo breaks world record for the clean and jerk on her second attempt in the women's 53kg weightlifting competition with a lift of 132 at the Moonlight Garden Venue.......

Jayant snatches gold at World Masters Weightlifting C'ship

India Army's Lt Colonel Sudhakar Jayant has won gold medal at the IWF World Masters weightlifting championships, in Turin, Italy. Forty-five-year-old Jayant competing in the 62kg weight category,......

Arizona nonagenarian sets Weightlifting World Record

A barrel-chested 91-year-old strongman from Arizona shattered the world record for the bench press in his dwindling age group, with a lift of 187.2 pounds - some 50 pounds more than the previous......

Records shatter, champions fall in weightlifting

The Olympic weightlifting competition ended with the crowning of a new super heavyweight champion and a frightening fall for the old one. Iran's Behdad Salimikordasiabi won the last of 15 gold......
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Will biggest contingent of athletes result in more medals?

By Praveen Thampi London 2012 was a dream for a medal-starved nation. For the 1.2 billion-odd Indians, the puny six medals we won in the British... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/rio-olympics-will-the-biggest-contingent-of-indian-athletes-result-in-the-highest-ever-medal-haul-too/articleshow/53355922.cms
from uninteresting to stars

Nowadays, they not just grab more eyeballs but also shoulder their nation's dreams as much as the men. Whatever women do they must do twice as... ...

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From table tennis to diving, China aims for supremacy in six disciplines

Beijing: China is famous for its five-year plans, which are used to mastermind not only political and economic goals but also sports-related... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/sports/rio-2016-from-table-tennis-to-diving-china-aims-for-supremacy-in-six-disciplines-2907332.html
China to send record-breaking 416 athletes

Shanghai : China will send 416 athletes to Rio de Janeiro next month, its largest overseas delegation in Olympic history, continuing its pursuit of... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/sports/in-other-news/180716/rio-olympics-china-to-send-record-breaking-416-athletes.html
Meet Sathish Sivalingam The CWG Gold Winner Who Will Carry Indias Weightlifting Burden In Rio 2016

With just weeks left for the Rio Olympics to commence, Sathish Sivalingam will be shouldering the burden of India's hopes-quite literally. The... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/sports/rio-olympics/meet-sathish-sivalingam-the-cwg-gold-winner-who-will-carry-india-s-weightlifting-burden-in-rio-2016_-258447.html

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