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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.
Stella McCartney to design Great Britain's team kit for 2016 Olympics  Jul 23, 1:38 pm
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.
Manager says Pistorius was London Olympics global icon, set for further success  Jul 2, 9:12 am
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.
Rio Games Organizers vow Brazil will deliver Olympics 2016 'on time'  May 24, 3:22 pm
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.
Injured Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn 'supporting' each other in rehab  May 14, 10:44 am
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.
Six "Speedstars" from India to visit Australia for week-long training programme  May 8, 12:40 pm
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.
Bolt 'requests' thieves to return his 20,000 pounds-worth 'signed spikes'  May 8, 10:39 am
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.
Dominique Blake's six-year ban for 'second' doping reduced on appeal  May 6, 12:06 pm
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.
American sprinter Tyson Gay gets banned for one-year for failing drugs test  May 3, 10:03 am
London, May 03 (ANI): American track and field sprinter Tyson Gay has got banned for a year after failing drugs test.
IOC vice president retracts from 'worst-ever' 2016 Rio Olympics comments  May 2, 11:59 am
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.
'Enthusiastic' Ryan Lochte inspired by Michael Phelps' return to swimming  Apr 26, 11:11 am
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.
Tom Daley launches new diving academy   Apr 15, 1:54 pm
London, April 15 (ANI): Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley has launched 'Tom Daley Diving Academy' to help unearth the future champions.
Mo Farah says winning London Marathon would be 'greatest career achievement'  Apr 12, 2:39 pm
London, Apr 12 (ANI): British Olympic track champion Mo Farah has said that winning the London Marathon would top everything that he has achieved in his impressive track career, including his Olympic and World Championship golds.
Rio de Janeiro squatters clash with police over eviction ahead of 2016 Olympics  Apr 12, 1:55 pm
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Several people were injured following clashes over a huge police operation to evict hundreds of families from abandoned buildings in Rio de Janeiro.
Zara Phillips sets eyes on winning gold at Rio 2016 Olympics  Apr 12, 11:25 am
London, April 12 (ANI): Zara Phillips has revealed that she is back in training in a bid to win gold at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
IOC warns Pak of suspension unless country complies with 'non-interference' rules  Apr 11, 11:33 am
Karachi, Apr 11 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned Pakistan that they face a possible expulsion from the Olympic roster unless they comply with rules banning government interference.
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