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Powdered vaccine for measles virus found safe in early <strong>trials</strong>

Powdered vaccine for measles virus found safe in early trials

26 Nov 2014

New York: Countries dabbling with conventional injectable vaccine against the measles virus may soon have an alternative as researchers have found a measles vaccine made of fine dry powder safe in early human testing.

Powdered vaccine,   measles virus,   injectable vaccine,   journal of Vaccine,   conventional,   ,  
Qatar pledges USD 1 million to Anti-Doping Research Fund

Qatar pledges USD 1 million to Anti-Doping Research Fund

25 Nov 2014

Mumbai: Qatar has given a shot-in-the-arm to the fight against doping in sports by contributing USD 1 million to the Anti-Doping Research Fund announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Anti doping in sports,   Anti-Doping Research Fund,   International Olympic Committee,   IOC,  
Rio Games choose yellow feline as mascot

Rio Games choose yellow feline as mascot

24 Nov 2014

Rio De Janeiro: The Rio Olympic Games have their mascot, a yellow feline animal representing Brazil's rich fauna and wildlife. But it remains for the public to choose a name after Sunday night's unveiling on Globo television.

Rio Olympic Games mascot,   yellow feline animal,   Paralympic Games mascot,   ,  
Roger Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win

Roger Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win

24 Nov 2014

Lille: It's taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis - well almost. All four Grand Slam titles - a record 17 in total - six ATP year-end titles, 23 Masters Series, Olympic gold and now the Davis Cup for Switzerland.

Roger Federer,   Tennis Grand Slam titles,   ATP,   Masters Series,   Olympic gold,   Davis Cup for Switzerland,  
IOC opens door to joint bids, new sports events

IOC opens door to joint bids, new sports events

19 Nov 2014

Lausanne (Switzerland): Breaking from the tradition of awarding the Olympics only to a single host city, the IOC is opening the door to possible wider bids, including bids from an entire country, joint bids from more than one city and even the possibility of events held in more than one country.

IOC,   International Olympic Committee,   Thomas Bach,   IOC Summer Games,  
Main aim is to qualify for Rio Games, says MC Mary Kom

Main aim is to qualify for Rio Games, says MC Mary Kom

20 Nov 2014

Mumbai: After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer M C Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Asian Games in Incheon,   Indian woman boxer,   MC Mary Kom,   2016 Rio Olympic Games,  
Focussed on <strong>Olympic</strong> qualification now: Sarita Devi

Focussed on Olympic qualification now: Sarita Devi

07 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Provisional suspension may be keeping her out of the ring but L Sarita Devi's indomitable spirit remains intact and the Asian Games bronze-medallist boxer says she is fully focussed on making the cut for 2016 Olympic Games.

L Sarita Devi,   Asian Games,   2016 Olympic Games,  
Ching-Kuo Wu elected AIBA President for third term

Ching-Kuo Wu elected AIBA President for third term

14 Nov 2014

Jeju (Korea): Incumbent Dr Ching-Kuo Wu was re-elected the International Boxing Association (AIBA) President for a third consecutive term. Dr Wu, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board member, was elected unopposed by delegates from the AIBA Congress which ended here on Friday.

Ching-Kuo Wu,   AIBA President,   sports,   boxing,   International Olympic Committee ,  
Blake beats Bolt again to secure <strong>Jamaican</strong> sprint double

Blake beats Bolt again to secure Jamaican sprint double

02 Jul 2012

Yohan Blake set himself up as the man to beat in London with a stunning 200 meters victory, beating world record holder Usain Bolt for a second time in three days to bring the Jamaican Olympic trials to an explosive conclusion on Sunday.

Yohan Blake,   Usain Bolt,   Jamaican Olympic trials,   London Olympics 2012,  
Bolt, Blake set up rematch to close <strong>trials</strong>

Bolt, Blake set up rematch to close trials

01 Jul 2012

Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake cruised through their 200 metres semi-finals on Saturday to set up another rematch and an explosive finish to the Jamaican Olympic trials.

Usain Bolt,   Yohan Blake,   200 metres,   Jamaican Olympic trials,  

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