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The Indian Express
Glaring gap: What they did at home, what in Riohighest-ranked table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh lost to an opponent ranked 1
Glaring gap: What they did at home, what in Rio
The Indian Express / Posted 5 days ago
highest-ranked table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh lost to an opponent ranked 126 places below him. And India’s only judoka Avtar Singh, ranked 72, lost to an opponent representing the world’s refugees and ranked 91. Coaches point to a number of... Read more
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Mashable
Here's how Team Refugees fared at the OlympicsMisenga had a great start in the men's 90kg judo competition, earning a bye in
Here's how Team Refugees fared at the Olympics
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
Misenga had a great start in the men's 90kg judo competition, earning a bye in the round of 64 and defeating India's Avtar Singh in the round of 32. After that match, he told the UNHCR, "I thought that nobody would cheer me. Then I saw that... Read more
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dna
Complete result list of events featuring IndiansBSwimming Sajan Prakash: Failed to qualify for semi-finalsRowing Dattu Bhokan
Complete result list of events featuring Indians
dna / Posted 9 days ago
BSwimming Sajan Prakash: Failed to qualify for semi-finalsRowing Dattu Bhokanal: Finished 15th in single scullsJudo Avtar Singh: Lost to Refugee team opponent Popole Misenga to crash out in 90kg Elimination Round of 32.Boxing Shiva Thapa:... Read more
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The Hindu
The overall performance of the Indian contingent at the mega-eventMen’s Single Sculls: Dattu Baban Bhokanal finished 13th. SWIMMING: # Women’s
The overall performance of the Indian contingent at the mega-event
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Men’s Single Sculls: Dattu Baban Bhokanal finished 13th. SWIMMING: # Women’s 200m Freestyle: Shivani Kataria finished 28th. # Men’s 200m Butterfly (Heats): Sajan Prakash finished 41st among 43. # Avtar Singh lost in th... Read more
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The Hindu
The overall performance of the Indian contingent at the mega-eventMen’s Single Sculls: Dattu Baban Bhokanal finished 13th. SWIMMING: # Women’s
The overall performance of the Indian contingent at the mega-event
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Men’s Single Sculls: Dattu Baban Bhokanal finished 13th. SWIMMING: # Women’s 200m Freestyle: Shivani Kataria finished 28th. # Men’s 200m Butterfly (Heats): Sajan Prakash finished 41st among 43. # Avtar Singh lost in th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugee Fans From Many Countries Assemble to Support Judokasthrilled at watching the Congolese fighting in the Olympics. Popole Misenga fou
Refugee Fans From Many Countries Assemble to Support Judokas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
thrilled at watching the Congolese fighting in the Olympics. Popole Misenga fought right after and won against India's Avtar Singh. The celebration was sung in Lingala, one of the languages spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo. "Beat him.... Read more
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People Magazine
Meet the Olympic Refugee Team – Here's Where You Can See Them Compete – and How They've Fared So Farfor me," Misenga told SB Nation. "I was very emotional. I felt something differ
Meet the Olympic Refugee Team – Here's Where You Can See Them Compete – and How They've Fared So Far
People Magazine / Posted 20 days ago
for me," Misenga told SB Nation. "I was very emotional. I felt something different." How has he done?Misenga beat India's Avtar Singh in his opening match in the men's judo under 90-kg category on Wednesday. In the second round, he was knocked out... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Archery, Boxing Lift Indian Spirits At Rio Olympicsnext be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters s
Archery, Boxing Lift Indian Spirits At Rio Olympics
SiliconIndia / Posted 20 days ago
next be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters scheduled on Sunday. In other events, judoka Avtar Singh failed to progress after losing to Refugee Olympic Team's Misenga Popole in the second round of the men's 90 kg... Read more
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The Manila Times
OLYMPICS Congolese refugee celebrates brave Olympic judo showingwho is part of the unprecedented team of 10 refugees competing under the Olympi
OLYMPICS Congolese refugee celebrates brave Olympic judo showing
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
who is part of the unprecedented team of 10 refugees competing under the Olympic flag, defied the odds to defeat India’s Avtar Singh, ranked 71 in the world in the 90kg category. Through to the last 16, Misenga faced Kwak Dong-Han of South... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Archery, boxing lift Indian spiritsnext be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters s
Archery, boxing lift Indian spirits
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
next be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters scheduled on Sunday. In other events, judoka Avtar Singh failed to progress after losing to Refugee Olympic Team's Misenga Popole in the second round of the men's 90 kg... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rio Olympics 2016: Archery, boxing lift Indian spiritsnext be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters s
Rio Olympics 2016: Archery, boxing lift Indian spirits
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
next be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters scheduled on Sunday. In other events, judoka Avtar Singh failed to progress after losing to Refugee Olympic Team's Misenga Popole in the second round of the men's 90 kg... Read more
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The Hindu
Live coverage: Day 5 of Rio Olympics — Archer Deepika Kumari moves into round of 32first penalty and they open their account as Katheryn Slattery lobs it into the
Live coverage: Day 5 of Rio Olympics — Archer Deepika Kumari moves into round of 32
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
first penalty and they open their account as Katheryn Slattery lobs it into the goal past goalie Savita Punia. 1933 hrs:Avtar Singh loses to Popole Misenga in men's 90-kg Judo in the Round of 32. 1930 hrs: Indian women are ready to take on the... Read more
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dna
Deepika Kumari and Manoj Kumar lift India's spirit; Jitu Rai disappointsnext be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters s
Deepika Kumari and Manoj Kumar lift India's spirit; Jitu Rai disappoints
dna / Posted 21 days ago
next be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters scheduled on Sunday. In other events, judoka Avtar Singh failed to progress after losing to Refugee Olympic Team's Misenga Popole in the second round of the men's 90 kg... Read more
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The Economic Times
Archery, boxing lift Indian spirits at Rio Olympicsnext be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters s
Archery, boxing lift Indian spirits at Rio Olympics
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
next be up against fifth seed Uzbek Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters scheduled on Sunday. In other events, judoka Avtar Singh failed to progress after losing to Refugee Olympic Team's Misenga Popole in the second round of the men's 90 kg... Read more
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New Kerala
Deepika, Bombayla, Manoj provide cheer to India on dismal day (Intro Roundup) - newkerala.com #103398the only bright spots in an overall disappointing day for India at the Rio Olym
Deepika, Bombayla, Manoj provide cheer to India on dismal day (Intro Roundup) - newkerala.com #103398
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
the only bright spots in an overall disappointing day for India at the Rio Olympics, with medal hopeful Jitu Rai, judoka Avtar Singh and weightlifter Satish Shivalingam crashing out of their respective disciplines. Bombayla and Deepika advanced... Read more
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New Kerala
Deepika, Bombayla, Manoj provide chher to India on dismal day ( - newkerala.com #103393the only bright spots in an overall disappointing day for India at the Rio Olym
Deepika, Bombayla, Manoj provide chher to India on dismal day ( - newkerala.com #103393
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
the only bright spots in an overall disappointing day for India at the Rio Olympics, with medal hopeful Jitu Rai, judoka Avtar Singh and weightlifter Satish Shivalingam crashing out of their respective disciplines. Bombayla and Deepika advanced... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscuewon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscue
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side — but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
Brandon Sun / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Missy Franklin trying to stay positive at Riowon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Missy Franklin trying to stay positive at Rio
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics." Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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Salon.com
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics.” Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Buk
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics.” Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India’s Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competingI took part in the 2016 Olympics.'' Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bu
Refugee athletes from Congo find joy simply in competing
KECI Missoula / Posted 21 days ago
I took part in the 2016 Olympics.'' Misenga, 24, fared slightly better than Bukasa, winning his first bout against India's Avtar Singh after landing one throw for a single point. His second-round fight, however, pitted him against the top-ranked... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Argentina men out as Honduras advances in soccerwon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Argentina men out as Honduras advances in soccer
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Witness insists bullets, not rocks hit Rio buswon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Witness insists bullets, not rocks hit Rio bus
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Witness insists bullets, not rocks hit Rio busPopole Misenga, blue, of the Refugee Olympic Team, competes against India's Avt
Witness insists bullets, not rocks hit Rio bus
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
Popole Misenga, blue, of the Refugee Olympic Team, competes against India's Avtar Singh during the men's 90-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Popole Misenga, blue, of the Refugee... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rugby sevens quarterfinals set after US losswon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Rugby sevens quarterfinals set after US loss
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
The Latest: Refugee judoka upbeat after second-round losswon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
The Latest: Refugee judoka upbeat after second-round loss
KTXS Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Riowon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US beach volleyball duo Gibb, Patterson outwon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
US beach volleyball duo Gibb, Patterson out
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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New Kerala
India's dismal show continues in Rio ( - newkerala.com #103354only bright spot in another dismal day for India at the Rio Olympics here on We
India's dismal show continues in Rio ( - newkerala.com #103354
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
only bright spot in another dismal day for India at the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday, with medal hopeful Jitu Rai, judoka Avtar Singh and weightlifter Satish Shivalingam crashing out of their respective disciplines. The women's hockey team... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Refugee judoka upbeat after second-round losswon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Refugee judoka upbeat after second-round loss
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Refugee judoka upbeat after second-round lossPopole Misenga, blue, of the Refugee Olympic Team, competes against India's Avt
Refugee judoka upbeat after second-round loss
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
Popole Misenga, blue, of the Refugee Olympic Team, competes against India's Avtar Singh during the men's 90-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. Popole Misenga, blue, of the Refugee... Read more
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The Hindu
Live coverage: Day 5 of Rio Olympicsfirst penalty and they open their account as Katheryn Slattery lobs it into the
Live coverage: Day 5 of Rio Olympics
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
first penalty and they open their account as Katheryn Slattery lobs it into the goal past goalie Savita Punia. 1933 hrs:Avtar Singh loses to Popole Misenga in men's 90-kg Judo in the Round of 32. 1930 hrs: Indian women are ready to take on the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscuewon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscue
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Riowon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscuewon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscue
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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Salon.com
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Riowon his first-round match in the men’s division of judo’s 90-kilogram division.
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men’s division of judo’s 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India’s Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side — but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscuewon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscue
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The Latest: Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Riowon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
The Latest: Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio
KECI Missoula / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Riowon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Cancellara denies Froome time trial gold at Rio
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscuewon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Jin Jongoh overcomes miscue
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side - but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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New Kerala
India's lone judoka Avtar Singh crashes out of Rio Olympics - newkerala.com #103311Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug. 10 : Avtar Singh, India's sole judoka in ongoing
India's lone judoka Avtar Singh crashes out of Rio Olympics - newkerala.com #103311
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug. 10 : Avtar Singh, India's sole judoka in ongoing Rio Olympics, was knocked out of the prestigious games after suffering a defeat at the hands of Misenga Popole of the Refugee Olympic Team in the Men's 90 kg elimination... Read more
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Lake Placid News
China's domination of table tennis continueswon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
China's domination of table tennis continues
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side — but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Stones, not bulletswon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Stones, not bullets
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side — but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Refugee athlete wins first-round judo matchwon his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division.
Refugee athlete wins first-round judo match
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
won his first-round match in the men's division of judo's 90-kilogram division. In a competitive contest against India's Avtar Singh, Misenga managed to score one point with a throw that landed Singh on his side — but it was ultimately enough to... Read more
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