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London, Dec 10 (ANI): Athletes have been warned not to make any political gestures or demonstrate at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, according to reports.
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Jitendra Singh has expressed satisfaction over news reports regarding the decision of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to amend its Constitution to bar charge framed individuals from contesting its elections.
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year, according to reports.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record 1.46 million dollars in an online auction in California, according to reports.
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn finished fifth in Sunday's World Cup super-G to complete a successful return to competition after a serious knee injury, according to reports.
London, Dec 8 (ANI): International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has said that India face expulsion from the Olympic movement unless they comply with ethics rules, according to reports.
Tom Daley and boyfriend house hunting in Stratford Dec 7, 10:47 am
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Tom Daley and his boyfriend Dustin Lance Black have been spotted house hunting near the Olympic village in Stratford.
Phelps says "could come back, if feels like" Dec 6, 1:50 pm
Beijing, Dec. 06 (ANI): Former US Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps has said "if he feels like coming back, he could" leaving open the possibility of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
FIFA to decide on Qatar 2022 World Cup dates in 2014 Dec 6, 1:32 pm
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): FIFA will take a decision over whether to switch the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in December 2014.
Christine Ohuruogu wins Sportswoman of the Year title Dec 6, 1:31 pm
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Athlete Christine Ohuruogu has been named Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year.
Ludhiana (Punjab), Dec.3 (ANI): Playing like true professionals, inmates of four Punjab-based prisons showcased their strength and talent at an Olympic-style games festival organised here.
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): One of track star Jesse Owens' gold medals, won during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin at a time when Nazi propaganda was putting forth a message of Ayran supremacism, has been put up for online auction, according to reports.
London, Dec. 3 (ANI): British diver Tom Daley has admitted in a YouTube video that he is bisexual and currently in a relationship with a man, who makes him feel "so happy and so safe".
Manila, Dec 2 (ANI): A Russian non-governmental organisation has called on International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach to launch an independent investigation of Russia's anti-gay legislation ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics, according to reports.
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): Tiger Woods' girlfriend and Olympic downhill racing champ Lindsey Vonn has made her return to snow after re-injuring her right knee in a recent training crash, according to a picture post on her Facebook page.
Phelps' coach Bob Bowman backs Olympic champ to win more medals Nov 29, 10:19 am
London, Nov 29 (ANI): US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps' long-term coach Bob Bowman has said that the champion can challenge for medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics if he decides to return to the sport.
London, Nov 28 (ANI): American golf star Tiger Woods' girlfriend Lindsey Vonn is still doubtful over her recovery from injury in time for the Winter Olympics, which will begin in Sochi on February 7 next year.
Tokyo, Nov 27 (ANI): A new stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics may reportedly be scaled down by 70,000-sq. meters, or approximately 25 percent as its original plan has come under fire over the design and bloated budget.
Specially abled ahead in the Special Race Nov 27, 11:24 am
Jammu, Nov 27, (ANI): Eighteen-year old Rakesh, scrambling with last-minute preparations for his visit to Australia, is simultaneously trying to answer the questions being thrown at him about his special journey. The calm confidence in his voice leaves everyone astounded when they realize that he is perhaps the only specially abled boy in the entire history of Jammu region to be selected for the Special Olympics.
Nicole Scherzinger wants to adopt child with Down's syndrome Nov 27, 11:24 am
London, November 27 (ANI): Nicole Scherzinger has said that she has wondered if God would bless her with a child with Down's syndrome and if that doesn't happen then she is considering adopting one.
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Pope Francis has warned Olympic leaders that the commercialization of sport may undermine its spiritual values, and that looking for profit and victory at all costs risked reducing athletes to mere trading material.
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Tiger Woods' girlfriend and Olympic downhill racing champ Lindsey Vonn has posted an update on her Facebook page telling fans that she hoped to be back on her skis very soon despite a recent crash.
Adidas extends FIFA World Cup football sponsorship until 2030 Nov 22, 9:48 am
Johannesburg, Nov 22 (ANI): German sportswear maker Adidas will remain the official partner of the FIFA World Cup until 2030.
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (ANI): The upcoming World Cup of Golf has reportedly been re-formatted to feature 52 players in two-man teams from 26 countries in contrast to the full two-man team format, which had been going on over the past six decades.
'Under investigation' Brit firm in line to provide security at 2014 Commonwealth Games Nov 19, 2:46 pm
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A British security firm, which is under investigation over allegedly overcharging the government for tagging criminals, could reportedly be in line to win a lucrative contract to provide stewards and guards at next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
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