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Mary Kom, Sushil, Yogeshwar arrive to heroes' welcome
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Mary Kom, Sushil, Yogeshwar arrive to heroes' welcome

Hundreds of cheering fans thronged the Indira Gandhi International Airport to welcome Mary Kom, Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt.

India at Olympics: Hockey team, Dutt in action on Saturday
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India at Olympics: Hockey team, Dutt in action on Saturday

A schedule of India's participating Olympians on day fifteen of the Olympics.

Can India's sole woman wrestler win a medal?
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Can India's sole woman wrestler win a medal?

Hailing from the small town of Balali in Haryana, Geeta Phogat has already become a part of history by becoming the first Indian woman to qualify for the Olympics.

Olympics: India's wrestlers ready to rumble
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Olympics: India's wrestlers ready to rumble

Sushil Kumar leads a talented group of wrestlers in London who will be out to prove that they are no longer the dark horses at the highest stage.

Saina’s win was immaculate and intimidating
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Saina’s win was immaculate and intimidating

Ayaz Memon is sending us regular updates from London. Keep checking throughout the day!

Women's archery team eliminated after narrow loss to Denmark
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Women's archery team eliminated after narrow loss to Denmark

The trio of world number one Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro lost 210-211 to the Danish team, comprising Louise Laursen, Maja Jager and Carina Christiansen.

Young Thapa makes early exit from Olympics
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Young Thapa makes early exit from Olympics

Thapa, who was fast running out of steam, had no answer to the Mexicans relentless attacking. His Olympic campaign finally came to an early end with a 9:14 defeat.

Images: Celebrities steal the spotlight at the Olympics
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Images: Celebrities steal the spotlight at the Olympics

When the Games come home, the celebrities can't stay away from the shutterbugs. Here are some snaps of the people who won't be seen on the playing field, but certainly matter.

Olympics: All you wanted to know about India's boxing chances
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Olympics: All you wanted to know about India's boxing chances

A comprehensive guide to India's boxers at the Olympics and who they will need to beat to stand a chance to win something.

TT: No divine intervention for Ankita Das at Olympics
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TT: No divine intervention for Ankita Das at Olympics

Das fought valiantly to stage a comeback in the fourth game, but that did not prove enough as Ramirez rallied back to clinch the fifth game and the match in just 29 minutes.

Kashyap gives India first win at Olympics
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Kashyap gives India first win at Olympics

The 25-year-old Hyderabadi took just 38 minutes to see off Belgium's Tan 21-14 21-12 at the Wembley Arena.

Man cycles from China to Olympics... talk about support
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Man cycles from China to Olympics... talk about support

Chinese farmer Chen Guanming claimed Thursday that his two-year odyssey to the London games took him from Thailand's floods to Tibet to snowed-in Turkey to Britain since he started in 2010.

Olympics: Phelps qualifies last for 400m IM final
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Olympics: Phelps qualifies last for 400m IM final

The two-time defending Olympic champion won his heat in 4 minutes, 13.33 seconds with a time that was well off his world record of 4:03.84 set four years ago in Beijing.

Shooter Al Hamad becomes Qatar's first female Olympian
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Shooter Al Hamad becomes Qatar's first female Olympian

The 20-year-old, dressed in a headscarf, showed no ill affects from last night's opening ceremony where she carried the flag of the tiny gulf nation.

Olympics: Jwala-Diju crash out in first round of mixed doubles
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Olympics: Jwala-Diju crash out in first round of mixed doubles

In a lopsided contest, Jwala and Diju failed to be in the lead even once in the entire duration of the Group C encounter.

Heartbreaking loss for Indian archers against Japan
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Heartbreaking loss for Indian archers against Japan

India took their Asian counterparts into a tie-breaker and lost 27-29. With the Japanese scoring two 10s and a nine, India could only manage three nines in a row.

Queen, James Bond in last minute dash to light Olympic cauldron
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Queen, James Bond in last minute dash to light Olympic cauldron

As the opening ceremony draws closer, excitement builds as to who will light the Olympic cauldron. Will it be the Queen or Roger Bannister? Or maybe James Bond will fight it out with Superman?

Archery: Men disappoint; Deepika 8th in ranking round
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Archery: Men disappoint; Deepika 8th in ranking round

World number one Deepika Kumari was the best-placed Indian of the day as she finished eighth with a score of 662 in the women's individual event.

I am in great shape: Usain Bolt
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I am in great shape: Usain Bolt

Bolt faced the media on Thursday, telling a packed news conference he had completely overcome his back and hamstring issues.

Olympics: Federer and Serena to play on opening day
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Olympics: Federer and Serena to play on opening day

Five-times Wimbledon winner Williams faces Serbia's Jelena Jankovic in the second match on the 15,000 capacity court and is followed by Federer, who lifted the trophy for the seventh time this month, against Colombia's Alejandro Falla.