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FIFA to decide on Qatar 2022 World Cup dates in 2014 Dec 6, 1:32 pm
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): FIFA will take a decision over whether to switch the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December 2014.
Christine Ohuruogu wins Sportswoman of the Year title Dec 6, 1:31 pm
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Athlete Christine Ohuruogu has been named Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year.
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.
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Tiger Woods' girlfriend and Olympic downhill racing champ Lindsey Vonn has made her return to snow after re-injuring her right knee in a recent training crash, according to a picture post on her Facebook page.
Phelps' coach Bob Bowman backs Olympic champ to win more medals Nov 29, 10:19 am
London, Nov 29 (ANI): US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps' long-term coach Bob Bowman has said that the champion can challenge for medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics if he decides to return to the sport.
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.
Specially abled ahead in the Special Race Nov 27, 11:24 am
Jammu, Nov 27, (ANI): Eighteen-year old Rakesh, scrambling with last-minute preparations for his visit to Australia, is simultaneously trying to answer the questions being thrown at him about his special journey. The calm confidence in his voice leaves everyone astounded when they realize that he is perhaps the only specially abled boy in the entire history of Jammu region to be selected for the Special Olympics.
Nicole Scherzinger wants to adopt child with Down's syndrome Nov 27, 11:24 am
London, November 27 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger has said that she has wondered if God would bless her with a child with Down's syndrome and if that doesn't happen then she is considering adopting one.
Adidas extends FIFA World Cup football sponsorship until 2030 Nov 22, 9:48 am
Johannesburg, Nov 22 (ANI): German sportswear maker Adidas will remain the official partner of the FIFA World Cup until 2030.
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (ANI): The upcoming World Cup of Golf has reportedly been re-formatted to feature 52 players in two-man teams from 26 countries in contrast to the full two-man team format, which had been going on over the past six decades.
'Under investigation' Brit firm in line to provide security at 2014 Commonwealth Games Nov 19, 2:46 pm
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A British security firm, which is under investigation over allegedly overcharging the government for tagging criminals, could reportedly be in line to win a lucrative contract to provide stewards and guards at next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Rebecca Adlington wants to have 'wild time' in jungle Nov 17, 11:46 am
London, November 17 (ANI): Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington has revealed that she signed up for 'I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here' to experience something out of her comfort zone.
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.
Wellington, Nov 15 (ANI): US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has rejoined his country's drug-testing programme in the strongest sign yet that he could return for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro 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.
London, Nov 8 (ANI): NBA legend Dennis Rodman has said that his friend and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is just a cool guy who loves basketball.
London, Nov 7 (ANI): The Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Games, to be held in Sochi, Russia, has reportedly gone out 44 times during the torch relay towards Sochi on Russia's Black Sea coast, which is the longest relay in history.
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.
London, Nov 6 (ANI): The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics torch will be sent to the International Space Station on board a Russian spacecraft this week.
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): US Olympic swimming champion Ryan Lochte had reportedly injured his left knee following a 'freak' accident involving an excited fan.
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A major soccer conference in Rio de Janeiro was called off just seven months before the World Cup in Brazil for what organisers said was 'ongoing civil unrest', a claim denied by the state government.
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