Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year, according to reports.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record 1.46 million dollars in an online auction in California, according to reports.
London, Dec 8 (ANI): International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said that India face expulsion from the Olympic movement unless they comply with ethics rules, according to reports.
Ludhiana (Punjab), Dec.3 (ANI): Playing like true professionals, inmates of four Punjab-based prisons showcased their strength and talent at an Olympic-style games festival organised here.
Manila, Dec 2 (ANI): A Russian non-governmental organisation has called on International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach to launch an independent investigation of Russia's anti-gay legislation ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, according to reports.
London, Nov 28 (ANI): American golf star Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn is still doubtful over her recovery from injury in time for the Winter Olympics, which will begin in Sochi on February 7 next year.
Tokyo, Nov 27 (ANI): A new stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics may reportedly be scaled down by 70,000-sq. meters, or approximately 25 percent as its original plan has come under fire over the design and bloated budget.
London, Nov. 16 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger took to Twitter to announce that she has been named the global ambassador for Special Olympics.
South Africa to bid to host either 2024 or 2028 Olympics Nov 16, 11:02 am
Johannesburg, Nov 16 (ANI): IOC executive board member Sam Ramsamy has revealed that South Africa is going to bid to host either the 2024 or 2028 Olympics.
Olympics committee bans iPads, iPhones at 2014 Sochi games Nov 12, 4:06 pm
Washington, Nov. 12 (ANI): The Olympics committee has banned the journalists attending the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia from using mobile phones and tablets to take pictures and share information of the events.
FIFA says 2022 World Cup not to be moved to year beginning to avoid clash with Winter Olympics Nov 10, 2:05 pm
London, Nov 10 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be moved to January or February 2022 in order to avoid clashing with the Winter Olympics, which are also to be held that year.
Beijing, Nov 6 (ANI): Experts have warned that Beijing might not be ready for the 2022 Winter Olympics challenge, as the Chinese capital and the city of Zhangjiakou in Hebei province prepare to launch a joint bid to host it.
Sydney, Nov 4 (ANI): World's fastest man Usain Bolt has revealed in his new memoir, Faster Than Lightning that he once downed 100 Chicken McNuggets every 24 hours during the 10 days he spent in Beijing.
IOC president confident that 2014 Sochi Olympics will be free from 'gay discrimination' Oct 31, 10:41 am
London, Oct 31 (ANI): The president of the International Olympic Council (IOC), Thomas Bach has said he is confident that there will be no discrimination against gay athletes and visitors at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Putin says gay athletes, visitors would have `nothing to fear` in 2014 Sochi Olympics Oct 29, 8:39 am
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has insisted that gay and lesbian athletes would be welcome and would have nothing to fear at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
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