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Has Ian Thorpe moved in with James Middleton? May 19, 5:37 pm
Melbourne, May 19(ANI): Buzz has it that 2000 Olympics medallist Ian Thorpe Thorpe and James Middleton, the brother of the Duchess of Cambridge, have become flatmates.
Jessica Ennis ties the knot with fiance May 19, 10:18 am
London, May 19 (ANI): London Olympics champ Jessica Ennis swapped her tracksuit for a wedding dress as she walked down the aisle in St Michael and All Angels Church on Saturday in Hathersage, Derbyshire.
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided to pave the way to lift ban on the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Indian sportspersons will soon able to join the Olympics.
Lausanne (Switzerland), May 15 (ANI): The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Wednesday agreed to have fresh elections and hold another Annual General Meeting (AGM) within a month to select their representatives, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold after a ban was imposed on it last year.
London, May 2 (ANI): Russia's world discus champion Darya Pishchalnikova will reportedly be facing losing her London 2012 Olympic silver medal and a ban for 10 years from the sport for failing a drug test.
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): Triple Olympic champion swimmer Stephanie Rice has confirmed that she will attempt a comeback to the sport for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Golf ace McIlroy 'likely' to play for Ireland in 2016 Olympics Apr 24, 2:37 pm
London, Apr 24 (ANI): World No. 2 Rory McIlroy is set to choose Ireland over Great Britain at the Rio Olympics when golf makes its return to the Games in 2016.
London, Apr 23 (ANI): Danny Boyle has revealed that the Queen insisted on having her picture taken with Daniel Craig during their Olympics skit.
Queen's cameo role with 007 in Olympics voted 'No 1 moment' Apr 19, 3:56 pm
London, April 19 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth's cameo role alongside 007 star Daniel Craig in the London 2012 opening ceremony has been voted as Britain's favourite moment from the monarch's 61-year reign.
Chris Hoy announces retirement from cycling Apr 19, 9:52 am
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy has confirmed his retirement from cycling, saying that he had used 'every last ounce of energy and effort' at the London Olympics.
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Brazil officials are reportedly planning tougher security strategies ahead of 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics following the Boston Marathon blasts.
Pistorius 'unwelcome' at London Olympic Anniversary Games Apr 17, 9:08 am
Johannesburg, Apr 17 (ANI): Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of shooting and killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will not be welcome at the Anniversary Games to be held at London's Olympic Park this year, according to the organisers.
London, Apr.11 (ANI): With big money sponsor deals in hand, Olympic cycling ace Chris Hoy is now the owner of assets worth 1.2 million pounds.
London, April 8 (ANI): Mo Farah's wife Tania cheated death in a road accident after a drunk driver ploughed into her car on Sunday.
Former Russian hammer throw champion set to lose world title following positive doping result Apr 3, 11:30 am
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A former Russian Olympic hammer throw champion is set to lose her 2005 world championship title after doping charges were proved against her.
Oscar dates for 2014 and 2015 announced Mar 26, 2:38 pm
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that the Oscar Award ceremony of 2014 would be held on March 2.
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Danny Boyle, who was the mastermind behind last year's London Games opening ceremony, has revealed he did not actually ask the Queen to appear in his James Bond sketch but she volunteered.
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Britain witnessed a significant increase in terrorism arrests last year in the runup to the Olympics, according to statistics provided by the Home Office.
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, who has earned international acclaim for the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony, has said that the 'feel-good' factor among the British has since faded due to the economic recession.
Elite athletes perform better in memory test Mar 19, 11:41 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Elite athletes excel not only in their sport of choice but also in how fast their brains take in and respond to new information - cognitive abilities that are important on and off the court.
London, Mar. 18 (ANI): Danny Boyle has said that he was so angered by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games' (LOCOG) cost-cutting that he had to use threats to leave and was "unbelievably unpleasant" in order to get his way.
Wellington, Mar 12 (ANI): Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been named as the 'Sportsman of the Year' at the 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards.
Melbourne, March 9 (ANI): Olympic officials have ordered the iconic Maslin Beach Nude Olympics to stop using the term 'Olympics' in the title.
MCC World Cricket committee eyeing T20 spot in 2024 Olympics Feb 28, 11:47 am
London, Feb 28 (ANI): The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Committee is eyeing the inclusion of Twenty20 cricket at the 2024 Olympic Games, claiming it could lead to a potential boost in the profile of the sport.
Sydney, Feb 28 (ANI): Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser has said that the 4x100m relay squad members who admitted to using the banned drug Stilnox at a pre-London Olympics camp should be removed from the sport for life.
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