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London, Aug 23 (ANI): Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah has described 2014 as the 'toughest year' he has had and said that he would focus on the track up until the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Mickelson eyes 2015 for golf glory after disappointing season Aug 21, 4:36 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 21 (ANI): American golf ace Phil Mickelson, who is a five-times Major winner, is nearly done with a mostly disappointing season and has set his sights on 2015 and a campaign to realise a golfing dream at the Rio Olympics the following year.
London, Aug 03 (ANI): Two senior Indian Olympics Association's officials, including its secretary Rajeev Mehta, have been arrested in Glasgow on charges of alleged sexual assault and drunken driving, according to reports.
I love Katy Perry, says President Obama Aug 2, 10:09 am
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Katy Perry, who recently performed at the White House, as part of a reception for the Special Olympics received a warm introduction from the US President Barack Obama saying that he loved Katy Perry.
London, July 30 (ANI): Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has reportedly branded the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as a 'bit s***' and said that the Olympics were 'better'.
Diver Tom Daley may retire post Glasgow CWG Jul 24, 11:42 am
London, July 24 (ANI): Tom Daley may quit diving this year after the Commonwealth Games to avoid the Olympics in 2016.
London, July 23 (ANI): Stella McCartney has again been chosen to design the Great Britain's official team kit for the 31st Olympic Games to be held in Rio in 2016.
Pretoria (South Africa), July 2 (ANI): Blade runner Oscar Pistorius' manager has claimed that his client had been designated the global icon of the 2012 London Olympics and was set for further success, before he was accused of allegedly murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
FIFA tweet counter reaches 300m mark Jun 28, 2:39 pm
London, June 28(ANI): World cup fever takes over the globe as football fans go fanatical over social networking sites.
Governing bodies planning new scoring system for Badminton Jun 21, 3:59 pm
London, June 21 (ANI): Badminton governing bodies are planning a new scoring system for the sport, which they would trial from August with a view to using it at the 2016 Olympics.
McIlroy confirms will represent Ireland in 2016 Olympics Jun 19, 12:29 pm
Johannesburg, June 19 (ANI): Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has confirmed on Wednesday that he would represent Ireland if he qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil where golf will return to the Games.
Stephanie Rice struggling to cope with 'normal life' Jun 9, 2:05 pm
London, June 9 (ANI): Stephanie Rice has confessed that she's struggling with her adjustments to the normal life post her swimming success.
`Pregnant` Jessica Ennis-Hill puts `family first` May 25, 2:36 pm
London, May 25 (ANI): Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill has admitted that now since she's expecting her first child with husband Andy, her sports career might have to take a step back.
Auckland, May 24 (ANI): Amid criticism, the Rio Games organizing committee revealed that it would deliver the 2016 Olympics on time and prove its doubters wrong.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods, both of whom have been unable to take part in major sporting events after being sidelined by their injuries, are now recuperating and supporting each other in rehab.
IOC 'considering' using London 2012 venues for 2016 Olympics May 10, 12:59 pm
London, May 10 (ANI): The International Olympics Committee (IOC) is reportedly considering on shifting to 'plan B' with London hosting the 2016 Olympic Games as the progress in Brazil seems to be lacking for the event.
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Six sprinters of India are heading for a week-long training programme with Sharon Hannan (world renowned Australian coach and ex-coach of London Olympics 2012 Gold medalist Sally Pearson) in Australia on May 9, 2014.
London, May 08 (ANI): Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has reportedly requested the thieves, who stole his signed pair of running shoes from a commercial premises on an industrial estate, to return the 20,000 pound-prized spikes.
London, May 6 (ANI): The six-year ban on Jamaican runner Dominique Blake for a second doping offence has reportedly been cut to four-and-a-half years on appeal.
London, May 03 (ANI): American track and field sprinter Tyson Gay has got banned for a year after failing drugs test.
London, May 2 (ANI): International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has reportedly backtracked on his comments over the preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics, and said that Rio can deliver an 'excellent' Games.
IOC vice president slams `critically behind` 2016 Rio Games preparations as `worst ever` Apr 30, 10:51 am
Wellington, Apr 30 (ANI): The vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has slammed Brazil's preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, saying that they are the 'worst' he had ever seen and are 'critically behind schedule'.
Google, Jay Z among winners of 2014 Webby awards Apr 30, 10:23 am
Johannesburg, Apr. 30 (ANI): Google, Jay Z and crowd-funding site Kickstarter have won this year's Webby Awards.
Johannesburg, Apr. 26 (ANI): Three-time Olympian swimmer Ryan Lochte is reportedly inspired by Michael Phelps' return to the store and is looking towards the 2016 Rio Olympics with renewed enthusiasm.
Passenger used Toblerone bar to attempt plane hijack in order to visit Winter Olympics Apr 19, 12:29 pm
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): A passenger is reportedly facing a hearing in a Hong Kong court for allegedly trying to hijack a plane after arming himself with a bar of Toblerone in order to visit the Sochi Winter Olympics.
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