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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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