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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.
Vote for independence might result in Scottish athletes missing out on Rio Olympics   Sep 7, 1:00 pm
London, Sep 07 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee vice-president Sir Craig Reedie has warned that chances of Scottish athletes being able to represent their new country at Rio 2016 Olympics are likely to be low because of the event of a vote for independence later this month.
Farah brands 2014 as 'toughest year of career', says will focus on track until Rio   Aug 23, 3:42 pm
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.
Two senior Indian Olympics Association officials arrested in Glasgow   Aug 3, 3:25 pm
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.
Bolt brands Glasgow Commonwealth Games as 'bit s***', says Olympics were 'better'  Jul 30, 10:54 am
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.
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.