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London Olympics 2012, Day 14: Highlights

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 05:21
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London Olympics 2012, Day 14: Highlights


















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London: Netherlands win 2nd straight Olympic women’s hockey gold defeating Argentina

The Netherlands retained their women’s Olympic field hockey title with a 2-0 win over world champion Argentina. They have now joined Australia as the only three-time Olympic champions.

Hockey: India aim to avert bottom finish»I

Wrestling: Indian wrestlers as Amit, Narsingh crash out»I

Beijing loss still rankles Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal»I

Medals tally»I

India’s schedule for Day 15 »I

US break world record to take women's 4x100m relay gold

Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight and Carmelita Jeter of United States put a formidable show to win gold in women's 4x100 metres relay as they beat the world mark of 41.37 set by East Germany in 1985.

Defar wins women’s 5000m

In women’s 5000m – Ethiopia’s Defar wins ahead of team-mate Dibaba on the home.

Dibaba who is the world record holder in the event had earlier won the 10,000m.

Jamaicans rock once again!

Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake and Kemar Bailey-Cole registered an easy round one win in 37.39 seconds. Great Britain were disqualified from round one and USA won the second round with 37.38 seconds.

Indian wrestlers continued to disappoint on day 14 as Amit Kumar lost his repechage round match against Radoslav Marinov Velikov 0-2 in 55kg class to crash out of the London Olympics. Read here how it happened»

India’s medal hopes on Day 14 of London Olympics rested on wrestlers Narsingh and Amit Kumar.

The former lost his opening bout and his opponent failed to make it to the final of the 74kg event ending his chances of any medal.

Amit, on the other hand, won his opening bout (55kg) but lost the quarterfinal match.

He, however, was still in contention for a bronze medal as his quarterfinal opponent Vladimer Khinchegashvili made it to the final.

Other events and results

Russia’s Dzhamal Otarsultanov claims the gold medal in men’s 55kg Freestyle wrestling defeating Khinchegashvili of Georgia.

Russia ousted Bulgaria in a four-set Olympic men`s volleyball semi-final. Read More»

World no 2 Spain have defeated Russia 67-59 after a remarkable comeback in the second half to make it to the final of men’s basketball.

Sweden have reached the handball final with a 27-26 victory over Hungary.

In wrestling Kyong Il Yang of DPR Korea has won the bronze medal in 55kg freestyle.

In team synchronized swimming, Russia have won the gold medal, China silver and Spain bronze. Read More»

Maris Strombergs of Latvia won the gold medal in the men's BMX. 20-year-old Australian Sam Willoughby took silver while Carlos Mario Oquendo Zabala of Colombia claimed bronze.

Mariana Pajon of Colombia won gold medal in the women's BMX. Sarah Walker of New Zealand took silver while Laura Smulders of the Netherlands bronze.

Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia has won the men`s 10km Marathon gold in the open water of the Serpentine.

In women’s hockey, Great Britain have defeated New Zealand 3-1 to claim the bronze medal.

First Published: Friday, August 10, 2012, 21:20

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Satvik - USA
Wake up and smell the coffee. Too many excuses, he clearly lost. THIS is why our athletic development is stagnant at best.
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Bhavya - New Delhi
He did not `` disappoint ``. he would`ve won the match had he won the toss both times. It was just destiny. He was the better player in both the rounds. The media needs to stop being so critical and demotivating all the time. Our youth needs to be encouraged
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