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Indian Boxing Federation protests on penalty to Vijender Kumar
The Indian Boxing Federation here on Monday filed a complaint against the match refree for imposing two penalty points against boxer Vijender Kumar during his semi-final bout against Englands Ogogo. ANI

Boxer Vijender Kr. misses Gold in 75 kg competition
Indias poster boy Vijender Kumar lost to Englands Ogogo in a semi-final match in the 75 kilogram category of boxing competition here at the XIX Commonwealth Games. ANI

India handed over Commonwealth Games baton in London
Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil was on Thursday handed over the Queens Baton by Queen Elizabeth II, signaling the formal launch of the Commonwealth Games that is to take place in New Delhi in October next year. ANI

Curtain raiser to 2010 CWG to be launched on Oct 29
The Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Suresh Kalmadi, on Friday said the Queens Baton Relay 2010 will be launched on October 29 when Queen Elizabeth II hands over the Baton to President Pratibha Patil in Buckingham Palace in London. ANI

President Patil presents National Sports awards to 25 sportspersons
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday presented the National Sports awards to 25 sportspersons at an impressive ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhawan here. ANI

Two boxers, one wrestler to get Khel Ratna award
The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, will confer the national sports awards on 25 sportspersons on Saturday. ANI

Indian boxers practice hard in Patiala for Commonwealth Games
The Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports in Patiala is known as the Mecca of Indian sports. Today, it is abuzz with top-notch boxing players of the country practicing here for upcoming World Boxing Championship and the 2010 Commonwealth Games. ANI

25,000 take part in Delhi half marathon
Over 25,000 people from all walks of life participated in one of the worlds richest half marathons with prize money of 2.1 million dollars here today. ANI

Jalandhars Universal Sports Industry makes a mark in sports goods
Indias best ever performance at the Beijing Olympics has sparked off a tremendous growth in the sports industry. Jalandhar, the traditional hub of sports goods manufacturing, is now looking at increasing its share in the domestic and foreign market. One of the progressive units going through a transformation is the Universal Sports Industry. Jalandhar occupies a prominent place in the burgeoning sports goods industry in India. And, Indias impressive performance in the Beijing Olympics has led to a boom in the Jalandhar sports industry.With its massive potential for employment, growth and export, Jalandhar produces over 300 items including inflatable balls, hockey sticks, cricket bats and boxing equipment.Among the leaders is Universal Sports Industries, a fourth generation company manufacturing various kinds of sporting goods. For over 55 years, it has developed a comprehensive range of sporting goods to cater to the needs of sports and leisure enthusiasts. Pran Chadha, the director of Universal Sports Industries, said, Initially we were manufacturing products to cater to the domestic market and merchant exporters. In 1978, during my visit to England I got many orders and our company tied up with some of the big brands. With that our business witnessed a boom. ANI

Sports Minister gives away special cash awards to Olympic medal winners
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Dr. M.S. Gill here today presented special cash awards to Olympic medal winners for their splendid performance at Beijing Olympics. ANI

Vijender Kumar and Sushil Kumar call on Vice President Ansari
Beijing Olympic Games medal winners boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar called on Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari here today. ANI

Bronze medal winners to aim for gold in London Olympics
Wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Singh, who had won bronze medals in their respective categories, met President Pratibha Patil here today. ANI

Olympics medal winners Sushil, Vijender return home
Wrestler Sushil Kumar and boxer Vijender Singh, who had won bronze medals in their respective categories, returned home in the wee hours of morning. Both were given a rousing welcome at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. ANI

Haryana Olympians rewarded with Govt. jobs
The four players of Haryana, who had reached quarterfinals of their respective events at Beijing Olympics would be rewarded by appointment as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). ANI

President, VP, PM congratulates Vijender Kumar for winning Bronze Medal at Olympics
President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansariand Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday congratulated Vijender Kumar for capturing the bronze medal in the boxing middleweight 75 Kilograms division at the Beijing Olympics. ANI

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