Hong Kong, the golden goose Beijing cannot sacrificeThu, 09 Oct 2014 08:44:22 +0200
Hong Kong’s democracy protests have stoked fears of retribution from China, but observers say the city is simply too valuable to punish and sideline even though it faces a challenge in the long term from mainland rival Shanghai. Demonstrators, sometimes...
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India squash Malaysia for goldSat, 27 Sep 2014 19:30:31 +0200
Experienced Saurav Ghosal, Harpinder Singh register fighting victories for historic success.Saurav Ghosal made up for his massive singles meltdown, winning a cliffhanger against Ong Beng Hee to help India nail its third gold medal on a delightful Saturday...
Olympics: From Cuban gun-shot victim to Rio boxing goldThu, 18 Aug 2016 22:48:01 +0200
Olympics: From Cuban gun-shot victim to Rio boxing gold Just over two years ago Cuban light-heavyweight Julio Cesar La Cruz was shot in a botched robbery and his boxing career thrown into jeopardy. On Thursday he added Rio Olympic gold to his three amateur...
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Prakash shoots gold; Malavika wins bronzeMon, 02 Feb 2015 18:02:46 +0100
Commonwealth and Asian Games champion shooter Jitu Rai opened his campaign with two medals while records continued to tumble by a heap in the swimming competition but the mood turned sombre at the 35th National Games after a young netball player lost...
Iran wins three more gold medals at Asian Para GamesTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:49:59 +0200
INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - Iranian athletes continue their good run at the 2014 Asian Para Games with claiming three more gold medals on day two of the competitions.
Mohammad Alvanpour earned a gold medal in the Men's Javelin Throw F55/56 with...
Mine slump ‘golden opportunity’Sun, 12 Apr 2015 16:00:00 +0200
The mining slump is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for WA to exploit its huge recent influx of global professionals.
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Aamir's 'PK' movie strikes gold at Pakistan box officeSat, 10 Jan 2015 15:05:56 +0100
Bollywood star Aamir Khans PK movie has stuck gold in Pakistan box office even as it is giving domestic movies a run for their money. The film is expected to beat the box office record of Waar, which was last years hightest-grossing film in Pakistan with...
Ex-officer ‘filled Mercedes with gold’ as a bribeMon, 08 Dec 2014 17:52:00 +0100
A FORMER senior military officer was obsessed with gold and often ferried gold bars for bribes in a luxury car, a Hong Kong magazine reported yesterday, in connection with a graft case which investigators
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Jagadeesh, Priyanka strike goldMon, 23 Sep 2013 20:47:14 +0200
Jagadeesh Chandra and Priyanka S G struck gold for Karnataka on the second day of the National inter-zonal junior athletics championships on Monday.Jagadeesh won the boys under-20 400M hurdles gold in 53.58 seconds while Priyanka topped in the girls...
Manavjit pips Olympic champion Diamond to clinch goldSat, 12 Apr 2014 08:02:33 +0200
Indias Manavjit Singh Sandhu produced some excellent shooting to clinch the mens trap gold medal ahead of two-time Olympic champion Michael Diamond at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Tucson, USA.The 37-year-old Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee shot scores...
How much is gold worth?Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:43:09 +0200
India have returned from Incheon with a total of 57 medals (11-9-37), eight less than the last edition.
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