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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.
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.
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