Post Tagged with: "Olympics"

  • Mongolian President announces Lifetime monthly payments for medallists

    Mongolian President announces Lifetime monthly payments for medallists

    Olympics, Sports August 22, 2012 at 11:24 am 1 comment

    By Otgontsagaan Jugder, Secretary General Mongolia NOC ULAANBAATAR, August 22, 2012 – H.E Ts. Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia, has issued a Decree for life-time monthly rewards to Olympic medal winners, beginning January 1, 2013. According to the Presidential Decree Olympic gold medallist will receive 3000USD per month, silver 2200USD and […]

     
  • File photo: Rondell Bartholomew

    Injury forces Rondell Bartholomew to withdraw from Olympics

    Athletics August 1, 2012 at 6:48 am 1 comment

    by Michael Bascombe LONDON, UK, July 31, 2012 – Rondell Bartholomew has withdrawn from participation in the London 2012 Olympic Games, according to the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC). General Secretary of the GOC, Veda Bruno-Victor said that upon medical advice a decision was taken to withdraw Bartholomew from competition. Bartholomew […]

     
  • Athletes display Olympic credentials in Monaco – Samsung Diamond League

    Athletes display Olympic credentials in Monaco – Samsung Diamond League

    By Bob Ramsak – IAAF MONTE CARLO, July 20, 2012 – World leading performances by Asbel Kiprop, Aries Merritt, Silke Spiegelburg and a U.S. men’s 4x100m Relay quartet highlighted an immensely entertaining edition of the Herculis – Samsung Diamond League Meeting in Monaco on Friday (20), the final major stop […]

     
  • Motivation overwhelms pressure, says Kirani James

    Motivation overwhelms pressure, says Kirani James

    Athletics, Olympics, Sports July 20, 2012 at 9:17 pm 0 comments

    By Michael Bascombe MONACO, July 20, 2012 – A victory for Grenada’s Kirani James in the Men’s 400m on Friday night at the Samsung Diamond League (SDL) in Monaco will not only boost his confidence ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games but will also raise his earnings on the […]

     
  • Commonwealth sports ministers to meet on eve of the Olympics

    Commonwealth sports ministers to meet on eve of the Olympics

    Sports July 18, 2012 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

    JULY 18, 2012 – Grenada’s Sports Minister Patrick Simmons will join his Commonwealth colleagues at the 6th Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting to consider policy guidelines aimed at strengthening Sport for Development and Peace. Sports ministers from Commonwealth countries will meet in London on the eve of the Olympic Games to discuss how […]

     
 
 
 
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