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Kiran to train in US before Olympics

Kiran to train in US before Olympics

LAHORE – Pakistan’s top ladies swimmer Kiran Khan will leave for the United States for a six months training tour to prepare for the qualifying round of the 2012 London Olympics.
Apart from training, she will also follow her studies. It has been learnt that a total of $ 15000 are being spent on her training in Miami and her parents and her department Army have born all the expenses to get her fit enough for the big event.

Rogge sees Rio on track for Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Jacques Rogge, the head of the International Olympic Committee, said Wednesday he saw Rio de Janeiro as well on its way to preparing to host the 2016 Olympic Games.
“I’m very happy today because I see the preparations for the Games well underway,” he said as he laid a symbolic first stone at what will become the Olympic Village in the city.
The ceremony gave an official profile to works that are already underway to have the facility ready for the world’s

A ticket to 2012 London Olympics

NEW DELHI: Seven-time champions, Pakistan take on Malaysia in the final of the 16th Asian Games at the Aoti Hockey Field, Guangzhou today (November 25) with the winners gaining automatic qualification for the 2012 London Olympics.
In the first semi final, Pakistan got the better of South Korea in the penalty shoot-out after both sides were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation as well as extra time while Malaysia defeated India through a golden goal after both sides were tied 3-3