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15 October, 2018 4:15 PM Israel's Only Olympic Gold Medallist To Sell His Medal

Gal Fridman also plans to sell the windsurfer with which he won the gold medal at the sailing competition. As a result of his win, he received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Israeli Olympic Committee and sponsors, but had to pay the state income tax of 50 percent. In early June 2005, a safe from Fridman's parents' home was stolen, with his gold medal 47

13 October, 2018 3:41 AM Olympic Champion Says WADA 'Bullied' Her Over Russia Opposition

Beckie Scott told the BBC in comments published Friday that she was "treated with disrespect" at a recent meeting. She told the BBC in comments published Friday that she was "treated with disrespect" at a recent meeting. "I think it's indicative of two things," Scott said. "One is lack of regard for the athlete's voice in general. I think it's also indicative 60

11 October, 2018 9:20 PM Youth Olympic Games 2018: 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary shoots gold in 10m air pistol

Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Wednesday clinched India's third Youth Olympics gold medal at Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on Wednesday clinched India's third Youth Olympics gold medal at Buenos Aires, Argentina. Saurabh scored 244.2 points to grab the yellow metal in the 10m Air Pistol Men's final. South Korea's Sung Yunho 62

10 October, 2018 6:05 AM Indian team for football friendly against China announced, Balwant Singh misses out

The friendly will mark India’s first ever International away fixture against China. Both the sides will face-off at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in Suzhou city on October 13.  The Indian Men’s football coach Stephen Constantine announced a 22-man squad on Tuesday for a friendly match against China. The friendly will mark India’s first ever International 37

8 October, 2018 1:28 PM Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead India at Wrestling World Championships in Hungary

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia are set to lead a 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships in Hungary.  Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia are set to lead a 30-member Indian contingent at the World Wrestling Championships in Hungary 45

7 October, 2018 11:07 PM Athletics: Stunning Mo Farah claims Chicago Marathon in European record

Mo Farah scored a stunning Chicago Marathon victory as he won in an unofficial two hours five minutes and 11 seconds in only his third race over the distance on Sunday. After biding his time for much of the race, the British four-time Olympic track champion surged to the lead in the final four miles and broke Ethiopian Mosinet Geremew to shatter the European 47

6 October, 2018 1:19 PM Constantine calls thirteen U-23 players to join camp ahead of China friendly

Thirteen Under-23 players, who were part of the Indian squad in the SAFF Cup last month, were on Saturday summoned by Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine for the camp as part of the preparation for the friendly against China. India are slated to play China on October 13 at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. The 29-member squad will assemble 41

3 October, 2018 4:24 AM Italy formalises bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy`s National Olympics Committee (CONI) is making an official bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games in Milan and Cortina d`Ampezzo as announced by announced by Lombardy region president Attilio Fontana on Monday. "CONI has formalised its bid to host the Winter Olympics in 2026 in Milan and Cortina," he said. In a statement confirming Milan and Cortina 73

28 September, 2018 2:14 PM Badminton: Kento Momota becomes first Japanese man to top world rankings

World champion Kento Momota has become the first Japanese man to top the Badminton World Federation rankings, replacing Denmark`s Viktor Axelsen at the top of the list for men`s singles. Rio Olympic bronze medallist and 2017 world champion Axelsen slipped to third in the latest edition of the rankings, behind China`s Shi Yuqi. Momota was suspended in April 57

28 September, 2018 2:14 PM Lifting 210 kgs can ensure medal in any world level competition: World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

Chanu who had broken the Commonwealth Games record, to win a Gold medal, expressed disappointment on missing the Asian Games World champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu said on Friday that if she can lift up to 210 kg, she would be able to win medals in any world level competition. "I have lifted more than 192 kg. I have lifted 194 Kg in the World Championship 51