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  • anand loses in world c ship but good year for indian chess

    Anand loses in World C'ship but good year for Indian chess

    Other Sports | Jan 06, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

    New Delhi: In what turned out to be a bitter-sweet year for Indian chess, five-time winner Viswanathan Anand lost his bid to regain his title in the Sochi World Championship but Indian men's team clinched

  • see what these images tell about 2014

    See what these images tell about 2014

    World | Dec 10, 2014, 12:24 PM IST

    New Delhi :  The year 2014 has entered into its final month and it's time to look back all the major events that have taken place this year.While there were some fine events like  Sochi

  • vishwanathan anand there is firm offer from sochi for world

    Vishwanathan Anand: There is firm offer from Sochi for World Championship

    Other Sports | Aug 10, 2014, 01:46 PM IST

    Mumbai:  Amid apprehension that the World Chess Championship title contest between reigning champion Magnus Carlsen and former winner Vishwanathan Anand could be postponed, the Indian ace is hoping the rematch would go ahead and be

  • independence plea by ukrainian medalist in sochi.

    Independence plea by Ukrainian medalist in Sochi.

    Other Sports | Mar 08, 2014, 05:49 PM IST

    SOCHI, Russia:The first Ukrainian medalist of the Sochi Paralympics dedicated her achievement to "an independent Ukraine," appealing for peace as Russia intensifies its control of Crimea.Olena Iurkovska claimed bronze in the first biathlon event on

  • putin declares sochi winter paralympics open

    Putin declares Sochi Winter Paralympics open

    Other Sports | Mar 08, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

    SOCHI, Russia:  With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.Ukraine

  • ukraine decides to compete in paralympics n sochi

    Ukraine decides to compete in Paralympics n Sochi

    Other Sports | Mar 07, 2014, 04:49 PM IST

    Sochi, Russia: Ukraine has decided against boycotting the Winter Paralympics in Sochi.   The head of Ukraine's Paralympic Committee says the country's athletes will stay and compete in Sochi despite Russia's military moves in Crimea.   The

  • sochi is over tennis queen maria sharapova is back on

    Sochi is over tennis queen Maria Sharapova is back on tennis Court

    Tennis | Mar 07, 2014, 07:00 AM IST

    The Russian tennis sensation is back on the hard court after being ambassador at the recently concluded Winter Olympics at Sochi. The Russian beauty  has said it was indeed a moment of  pride and honor

  • ukraine peace sought for paralympics in sochi.

    Ukraine peace sought for Paralympics in Sochi.

    Other Sports | Mar 02, 2014, 12:51 PM IST

    LONDON: Leaders of the Paralympics expressed hopes Saturday for a peaceful outcome in Ukraine after Russia executed a de facto military takeover of the Crimea region as athletes arrived in nearby Sochi for next week's

  • nbc says thousands of illegal video stopped

    NBC says thousands of illegal video stopped

    Other Sports | Feb 27, 2014, 11:52 PM IST

    NEW YORK: NBC said it worked with Olympic officials to stop some 45,000 instances of illegally posted video or pirate streams that surfaced to show competition during the Sochi games.The chase after video pirates operates

  • russia awards cars to its olympic medalists

    Russia awards cars to its Olympic medalists

    Other Sports | Feb 27, 2014, 07:38 PM IST

    MOSCOW: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given a Mercedes-Benz to each Olympic medalist from the host country of the 2014 Sochi Games.  Medvedev reportedly gave away dozens of white Mercedes-Benz cars, decorated with the

  • german athlete denies conscious doping

    German athlete denies conscious doping

    Other Sports | Feb 25, 2014, 11:03 AM IST

    Berlin: The attorneys of German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle Monday denied the accusation of conscious or "even willful" doping, three days after the biathlete was kicked out of the Sochi Games due to positive doping test

  • sochi closes olympics in the glow of success

    Sochi closes Olympics in the glow of success

    Other Sports | Feb 24, 2014, 01:13 PM IST

    Sochi: Russia has delivered a "spectacular" Olympics as the Sochi Winter Games closed Sunday night with the whole country basking in athletic achievements and compliments from the Olympic chief, reports Xinhua.In a fitting end to

  • sochi olympics sweden s hockey player backstrom fails

    Sochi Olympics: Sweden's hockey player Backstrom fails doping test

    Other Sports | Feb 23, 2014, 11:34 PM IST

    SOCHI, Russia : Sweden center Nicklas Backstrom failed a doping test for a substance found in an allergy medication and was withdrawn from Sunday's hockey final at the Sochi Olympics.Backstrom, who plays for the Washington

  • sochi olympics ends russia closes its costliest sports event

    Sochi Olympics ends, Russia closes its costliest sports event

    Other Sports | Dec 27, 2014, 12:18 PM IST

    SOCHI, Russia :  Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity on Sunday night with a farewell show that hands off the Winter

  • sochi scandal was 17 year old russian skater s win fixed..

    Sochi scandal: Was 17-year-old Russian skater's win fixed..?

    Other Sports | Feb 23, 2014, 07:33 AM IST

    Sochi: More than 1.7 million people have signed a Change.org petition demanding that an investigation into the judging decisions in Thursday night's women's figure skating competition be opened. On Thursday night, Russian 17-year-old Adelina Sotnikova

  • us women lose hockey gold in heartbreaking fashion

    US women lose hockey gold in heartbreaking fashion

    Other Sports | Feb 21, 2014, 11:45 AM IST

    Sochi, Russia: A two-goal lead blown in the final four minutes. A long shot that clanged off the post of an empty net. Two perplexing penalties in overtime, setting up a golden goal for Canada. 

  • russian sotnikova wins gold kim silver

    Russian Sotnikova wins gold, Kim silver

    Other Sports | Feb 21, 2014, 11:36 AM IST

    Sochi, Russia: Russia's cupboard was so bare of world-class female figure skaters that the sport's most dominant nation had to turn to the kids a few years ago.   Among those youngsters was Adelina Sotnikova, who

  • french sweep medals in skicross at sochi games

    French sweep medals in skicross at Sochi Games

    Other Sports | Feb 20, 2014, 05:41 PM IST

    Krasnaya Polyana, Russia: Jean Frederic Chapuis led a French sweep of Olympic skicross, taking gold while Arnaud Bovolenta won silver and Jonathan Midol captured bronze.   The three quickly bolted ahead of the fourth finalist in

  • from distorted faces to crazy costumes figure skating has

    From distorted faces to crazy costumes, figure skating has it all in Sochi

    Other Sports | Feb 21, 2014, 07:10 AM IST

    New Delhi: There is nothing more graceful at the Winter Olympics than the sequin-clad figure skaters gliding around an ice dome to the tune of a musical classic. But mid-twirl it is rather more embarrassing.

  • sochi olympics medals table

    Sochi Olympics medals table

    Other Sports | Feb 17, 2014, 01:28 PM IST

    Sochi: The following is the medals table of the Winter Olympics Sunday (tabulated under gold, silver, bronze and total medals):Germany 7 3 2 12Netherlands 5 5 7 17Norway 5 3 6 14Switzerland 5 1 1

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