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Lewis Hamilton's brother to become first disabled person to race in British Touring Car Championship  Mar 25, 3:36 pm
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Formula One reigning champion Lewis Hamilton's brother would reportedly become the first disabled person to race in the British Touring Car Championship.
Russia urges UN to block benefits for married gay employees  Mar 24, 3:16 pm
London, March 24 (ANI): Russia has reportedly urged the United Nations to stop its General Assembly from extending staff benefits to same-sex couples, diplomats said.
Jackie Chan records theme song for 2022 Winter Olympics app  Mar 12, 2:19 pm
Beijing, March 12 (ANI): Jackie Chan has recorded a theme song for the application of 2022 Winter Olympic Games titled 'Wake up Winter.'
Button claims thought about competing at 2016 Rio Olympics while struggling with F1 career last year  Mar 8, 2:49 pm
London, Mar 08 (ANI): British driver Jenson Button has revealed that he did think about competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, which might have led him to quitting Formula One racing.
FIFA taskforce head claims November/December 'only option' for Qatar 2022 World Cup  Feb 24, 11:53 am
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, the head of FIFA's taskforce, has claimed that the 2022 Qatar World Cup should be held in winters during November and December.
IOC 'bluntly' turns down Saudi Arabia's bid to host 2020 Olympics for 'men only'  Jan 30, 11:35 am
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has bluntly turned down Saudi Arabia's bid to jointly host the 2020 Olympic Games after it suggested that the competition would be for men only, with the women's competition being held in Bahrain.
Special Forces join police to launch UK's biggest security operation to prevent Paris-style attack  Jan 11, 12:34 pm
London, Jan 11 (ANI): In the wake of the terror attack on French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, elite Special Forces have joined counter-terror police and 1,900 Army personnel to launch the United Kingdom's biggest security operation since the 2012 London Olympics, a report said.
Boston nominated to bid for 2024 Olympic Games  Jan 9, 4:36 pm
London, Jan 09 (ANI): Boston has been named as a potential host city for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games by the US Olympic Committee.
American sprinter Gay's former coach banned over administration of drugs to athlete  Dec 18, 1:17 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has reportedly banned Jon Drummond, American sprinter Tyson Gay's former coach, for eight years over, possession, trafficking and administration of banned drugs to an athlete he coached.
Bolt says dropping 200-metres from Olympics would be 'ridiculous'   Dec 18, 12:28 pm
Wellington, Dec 18 (ANI): Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt is against the changes to Olympics athletics programmes and has termed the reports suggesting the 200-metres being among five events at risk of being removed from the Games as ridiculous, saying that it must not happen.
Five traditional sports may face axe under IOC's Games modernization plan  Dec 11, 1:24 pm
Wellington, Dec 11 (ANI): As the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is determined to modernize the Games, five traditional sports have come under pressure for athletes numbers and events.
Brazilian legend Pele jokes is preparing for 'Rio Olympics' post hospital release  Dec 10, 10:38 am
London, December 10 (ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele confirmed that he has recovered and doing well, while making a funny statement that he is preparing for the Rio Olympics after his release from hospital in Sao Paulo.
28-sport cap dropped as part of 40-point action plan to revamp future summer Games   Dec 9, 1:29 pm
London, Dec 09 (ANI): A 28-sport cap has reportedly been dropped as part of a 40-point action plan for future summer Olympics in order to revamp the sporting showpiece.
Vanessa Mae appeals against four-year skiing ban   Dec 5, 12:46 pm
London, Dec 05 (ANI): Singapore-born British violinist Vanessa Mae, who made her debut in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as a skier and represented Thailand in the women's giant slalom, has reportedly appealed against a four-year skiing ban.
Boxing India President requests AIBA to be lenient with Sarita Devi   Nov 26, 5:54 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Wednesday said that he had requested the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to be lenient with suspended pugilist Sarita Devi.
Els dreams of holding aloft SA flag as golf returns at 2016 Rio Olympics   Nov 25, 3:31 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 25 (ANI): Former world number one Ernie Els is dreaming of holding aloft the South African flag at the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics when golf returns to the elite tournament in Brazil.
2016 Rio Olympics mascot is a bright yellow smiley-faced cat-like figure!  Nov 25, 2:01 pm
Wellington, Nov 25 (ANI): The mascot for the 2016 Rio Olympics has been revealed and it is a bright yellow smiley-faced cat-like figure that represents the animal life of Brazil.
Skiing Violinist Vanessa-Mae gets four year ban over result alteration  Nov 12, 5:54 pm
London, November 12 (ANI): Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae has been banned from skiing for four years over the charges of result manipulation, which helped her to qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics, held in Russia.
India hockey squad returns home amid warm reception post defeating Oz 3-1 in series  Nov 11, 3:07 pm
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey returned to the capital New Delhi amid a warm reception after registering a historic win against Australia in the four-match series.
Asian Games bronze medallist aims for gold in World Wushu Championship  Nov 1, 10:55 am
Thoubal (Manipur), Nov. 1 (ANI): Young Wushu Player Yumnam Sanathoi Devi who made India proud by winning a bronze medal at the recently held 17th Asian Games in South Korea, now targets to win gold medals at 2015 World Wushu Championship and Rio 2016 Olympics.
Rio's preparations for 2016 Olympics 'on track': IOC  Oct 2, 12:57 pm
London, Oct 02 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee has reportedly said that it is satisfied with the advance made by the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro in its preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
Abhinav Bindra hints at retirement, says will try for Rio Olympics  Sep 22, 6:37 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 22 (ANI): Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra on Monday said that he was calling time on his professional involvement in shooting.
Zayn Malik claims Russell Brand gave him 'family planning tips'   Sep 22, 3:34 pm
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Zayn Malik has revealed that Russell Brand tried to give him few tips on family planning when the comedian bumped into him at the 2012 Olympics in London.
Pistorius' ex spills beans on Blade Runner's 2012 London Olympics tantrums  Sep 13, 2:10 pm
London, Sep 13 (ANI): Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius had reportedly threatened to withdraw from the London 2012 Olympics if his former girlfriend refused to fly over to support him.
FIFA proposes Jan-Feb, Nov-Dec as possible dates for Qatar WC in 2022  Sep 9, 11:59 am
Johannesburg, Sep 09 (ANI): FIFA has revealed that it has proposed January-February and November-December in 2022 as possible dates for the Qatar World Cup.