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Brazil's World Cup winner Paulo Cesar sold medal to buy cocaine

Brazil's World Cup winner Paulo Cesar sold medal to buy cocaine

Former Brazil international Paulo Cesar has admitted he sold his World Cup winners medal from 1970 to buy cocaine.

Junior India women lifters bag medals

Junior India women lifters bag medals

India's junior women lifters, Pramila Krisani and Joti Mal bagged a silver and a bronze medal, respectively at the 17th Asian Youth (boys & girls) and 22nd Junior Women Championships in Doha, Qatar.

Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges

Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges

As L Sarita Devi awaits "strict punishment" for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial loss, the veteran has found support from the biggest name in Indian boxing, Vijender Singh, who feels the world body should review its officials' conduct instead of banning her.

India placed fourth in Asiad golf

India placed fourth in Asiad golf

The Indian men's golf team kept alive its chances of a medal for the fourth time in a row at the Asian Games, as it leapt to tied fourth with one more round to go in the 17th edition here on Saturday.

Hockey India levels serious allegations on SAI

Soon before Asian Games, Hockey India, the Indian hockey team has levelled serious accusations on the Sports Authority of India by saying that they have mismanaged the funds allotted to them.

India schedule on Day 4 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 4 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games has 24 gold medals to win with athletics competitions commencing. After a productive day 3, India will continue the medal hunt in events as varied as badminton, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.

India schedule on Day 3 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Day 3 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will feature 15 sports with events with 30 gold medals at stake. Indian athletes will feature in nine sports – badminton, boxing, cycling, hockey, judo, lawn bowls, shooting, table tennis and weightlifting.

Navjeet Kaur Dhillon clinches bronze at IAAF World Junior Championships

Discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon became only the second Indian to grab a medal at the IAAF World Junior Championships after setting a new personal best to clinch a bronze in Eugene, USA.

Dipika Pallikal leaves painful past behind for long awaited Commonwealth Games debut

Dipika Pallikal had long back taken the chill pill for the fever that forced her out of the the home Commonwealth Games and fours years on, India`s top squash player is looking ahead to the Games in Glasgow, where she is aiming for medals in all three categories.

Ashwini vows to get India another medal

Keen to make an impression a year after her doping ban ended in July 2013, India`s premier athlete Ashwini Akkunji is eyeing a medal in the individual 400 meter hurdle at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

UN medal to honor `exceptional courage`

The UN Security Council Thursday created a "Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal" to honor UN personnel who "demonstrate exceptional courage in the face of extreme danger" in their work.

Pins, a glittering prize for Olympic collectors

The gold, silver and bronze medals in Sochi are not the only glittering prizes on offer. For avid collectors, pins specially made for each Games offer a great opportunity to meet, trade and build bridges between cultures.

1984 riots: HC notice to Centre on plea to strip medal of Kanth

The Delhi HC issued
notices to the Centre and city Police Commissioner on a plea
seeking to strip police medal awarded to former IPS officer
Amod Kanth for his role in maintaining law and order during
1984 anti-Sikh riots.

CBI probe into Tagore Nobel medal theft closed

The five year investigation by
the CBI into the theft of Rabindranath Tagore`s Nobel medal
and other memorabilia from Rabindra Bhavan museum in
Santiniketan, was on Thursday officially closed.

Ruchika case: Rathore stripped of police medal

The Haryana government has received back the president\`s police medal for meritorious service awarded to disgraced former state police chief S.P.S Rathore, an official said here Friday.

Ex-IAS officer Rupan Bajaj wants Gill`s Padma Shri taken back

The Centre`s decision to strip
police officers convicted of `moral terpitude` of medals and
awards fuelled a demand by an ex-woman IAS officer today that
the Padma Shri award be taken back from KPS Gill.

Stop sale of `stolen` medal: HP to auction home, police

In a bid to expedite efforts to stop the auction of King George medal Himachal Pradesh police has contacted the Scotland Yard and also the auction house there.

Medal auction: Himachal HC gives notice to state govt

Taking note of media reports on the auction of a gallantry medal awarded by Britain to an Indian soldier in 1946, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the state government to file a reply on the matter.