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Russian Olympic winners to get state awards

Members of Russia`s Olympic team will meet President Vladimir Putin to receive state awards Wednesday, the Kremlin press service said

Olympics 2012: Rudisha would beat Bolt if they went head-to-head over 400 metres says London 2012 chief

London 2012 chief Seb Coe has said that fastest man Usain Bolt would be beaten by David Rudisha if they went head-to-head over 400 metres

Olympics 2012: ‘Living legend’ Bolt may take up long jump to ‘stay motivated’

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has admitted that he might try his hand at the long jump event

Olympic athletics: Jamaica, T&T in hunt for relay glory

Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will vie for three medals after booking spots in Saturday`s sprint and distance relay finals slated for the penultimate day of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Athletes can hold heads high: Bermuda`s chef de mission

Although they did not win any medals, Bermuda`s eight athletes can return home proud of their performance at London 2012, according to the island`s chef de mission Stan Douglas

London Olympics 2012: Jamaica celebrates historic 200m one-two-three

Chaos erupted in Jamaica`s capital city Thursday afternoon as thousands gathered in the busy thoroughfare of Half Way Tree to witness the men`s 200 metres finals at the London Olympics

London Olympics 2012: US gymnast McKayla Maroney’s Olympic pout goes viral

US gymnast McKayla Maroney has become the focus of a new Tumblr account for her now famous pout on the podium, after winning the silver medal in the individual vault competition at the London Olympics

American football’s ‘fastest man’ Johnson believes he could beat Bolt in 40-yard race

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, who is widely regarded as American football’s fastest man, has said he could beat the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt in a short race

Olympics 2012 Athletics: American Manteo Mitchell ran 4 x 400m relay with ‘broken leg’ to help team qualify

American 400m relay runner Manteo Mitchell suffered a broken leg halfway into his lap during the heats at the London Games, but the setback didn’t stop him from running.

London: Bolt has ‘no respect’ for ‘attention seeker’ Lewis after drug insult on Jamaican athletes

Olympic champion Usain Bolt has slammed legendary US athlete Carl Lewis for putting a question mark over Jamaican athletes’ splendid performance in the track events at the London Games, saying that he has lost all respect for the American great

Olympics 2012: ‘Legend’ Bolt claims being ‘greatest athlete to live’ after winning second gold at Games

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has said he is the greatest athlete to ever live, and added that he has nothing to prove now after successfully defending his 200m title at the London Olympics

London Olympics 2012: Weber, Dietze steer Germany to kayak double gold

German pair Franziska Weber and Tina Dietze took Olympic gold in the women`s kayak double here Thursday, depriving their Hungarian rivals of a third-consecutive title.

Olympics 2012: Oscar Pistorius denied run as South Africa crash out of relay

South African 400 metres runner Oscar Pistorius was denied a second chance of running at the London Olympic Games as his team-mate Oftense Mogawane crashed to the ground in the second leg of the first 4X400 metres relay semi-final

Olympics: German duo stroke to canoe gold

Peter Kretschmer and Kurt Kuschela stroked to Olympic gold in the men`s canoe double 1,000 metres Thursday.

Olympics: Australia paddle to kayak four gold

Last year`s World Championships silver medalists Australia narrowly claimed gold Thursday in a close-run Olympic men`s kayak four final

Olympics 2012:‘Freak’ Bolt says no one able to explain secrets behind his stunning speed

Olympic champion Usain Bolt has said no one till date has been able to explain why he runs so fast, and suspected that his freak nature might be playing a part in his astonishing speed.

Olympic athletics: Merritt hurdles to 110m gold for US

Aries Merritt of the US took the Olympic gold medal in the men`s 110 metres hurdles Wednesday.

Olympic athletics: Russia`s Natalya Antyukh storms to 400m hurdles gold

Natalya Antyukh stormed to the women`s 400 metres hurdles Olympic gold Wednesday.

Olympic athletics: Allyson Felix wins 200m gold

America`s Allyson Felix won Olympic gold in the 200 metres sprint Wednesday.

Olympic athletics: High jump champ Ukhov targets world record

Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov has now turned his attention to breaking the world record, he said Wednesday.