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Four races in Paralympic marathon


September 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) London Paralympics' organising committee director Debbie Jevans said that there will be four races in Sunday's Paralympic marathon here."We have four races, three men and one ... Read more...

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List of venues for 2018 World Cup to be announced Sep 29


September 5th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The final list of host cities for the 2018 Football World Cup in Russia is to be announced Sep 29, a spokesperson for the Russia ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Court takes cognizance of CBI charge sheet


August 27th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Taking cognisance of a chargesheet filed by the CBI against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London, ... Read more...

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CWG graft cases: CBI files charges against six


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The CBI has filed a charge sheet against six accused in two graft cases related to the Queen's Baton Relay ceremony in London ahead of ... Read more...

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Havelange stadium not a taint to Rio 2016, say organisers


August 10th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janerio said Friday that having the athletics stadium named after disgraced former FIFA president Joao Havelange wouldn't ... Read more...

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Bucketful condoms in Olympic Village trigger probe (Olympic Diary)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) After being in the news that they are available in record numbers in the London Games, condoms are back in the limelight following an inquiry ... Read more...

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Chinese company to supply Olympics pin badges for 2016 Rio Games


August 5th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Beijing Huajiang Culture Development Co. Ltd. has secured a contract to provide Olympic pins badges to the next edition to be held in Rio de Janeiro ... Read more...

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Award of contract to Swiss Timing transparent, says Bhanot


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee's former secretary-general Lalit Bhanot Friday told a special CBI court hearing a corruption case against him that everything was transparent ... Read more...

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Badminton incident not acceptable: IOC


August 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Wednesday said badminton players throwing matches at the London Olympics to secure a favourable fixture was "not acceptable".The Badminton World Federation ... Read more...

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LOCOG apologises to India for opening ceremony incident


August 1st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The London Olympics organisers have apologised to the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony incident which saw a Bangalore-based woman parading with the country's athletes.The London ... Read more...

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Mystery woman in Indian contingent a cast member, says Coe (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The mystery woman who gatecrashed the opening ceremony of the London Games Friday night with the Indian contingent was a cast member "should not have ... Read more...

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Mystery woman identified, IOA demands investigation


July 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The appearance of a mystery woman in the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics has infuriated the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), ... Read more...

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Archery spectators turned away from Lord’s


July 28th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Hundreds of spectators for the archery event at the London 2012 Olympics Games were turned away from the Lord's cricket ground on the opening day, Friday, ... Read more...

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Demand for Olympic torch soars


July 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Biswajit Dey (27), who works in Radisson Edwardian Hotels Group, arrived at Olympic Park early in the morning. Making his way towards the main entrance into ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Bhanot calls CBI case prejudiced


July 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Lalit Bhanot, the former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee, Friday told a special CBI court hearing a corruption case against him that ... Read more...

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IOC respects Lukashenko ban: Rogge


July 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge says his organization respects the decision of the British Home Office to deny London Games accreditation to Belarusian ... Read more...

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Olympics: Security is top priority, says Cameron


July 27th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Security during the London Olympic Games was the British government's main concern, Prime Minister David Cameron has said."Obviously, our main concern is to have secure ... Read more...

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London apologises to North Korea after flag blunder


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The organisers of 2012 London Olympic Games have issued a statement of apology after mistakenly using the national flag of South Korea for the North Korean ... Read more...

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CWG graft: Bhanot denies financial role


July 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Lalit Bhanot, former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee, Thursday told a Delhi court hearing a graft case against him that he enjoyed ... Read more...

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Never had plans to attend opening ceremony: Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) disgraced president Suresh Kalmadi said Wednesday that he had no intentions of attending the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games ... Read more...

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Court allows Kalmadi’s London visit (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday restrained sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi from attending the July 27 opening ceremony of the London Olympics. ... Read more...

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Beckham to be part of opening ceremony


July 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been given a role in Friday's London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.The 37-year-old Beckham would not disclose any details of ... Read more...

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Maken lauds court’s decision on Kalmadi


July 25th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday lauded the Delhi High Court's decision of barring Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi from attending the Olympic ... Read more...

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Court allows Kalmadi’s London visit (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday allowed sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi to visit Britain but restrained him from attending the July 27 ... Read more...

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Chinese work 16 hours a day to make Olympic toys


July 25th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Workers in sweatshops across China who are making toys of London Olympic mascots Wenlock and Mandeville are toiling for up to 16 hours a day in ... Read more...

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Olympics bosses say soldiers’ uniforms ‘intimidating’


July 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics have suggested that the thousands of security personnel on duty for the games should dress in tracksuits because their regular ... Read more...

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Bhanot opposes charges in CWG graft case (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Former secretary-general of the Commonwealth Games (CWG)organising committee Lalit Bhanot Tuesday opposed in a Delhi special court the charges against him in a corruption case ... Read more...

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Court to decide Wednesday on Kalmadi’s London visit (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will decide Wednesday whether to allow sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case, to ... Read more...

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Court to decide Wednesday on Kalmadi’s London visit


July 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will decide Wednesday whether to allow sacked Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case, to ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a corruption case, on a plea ... Read more...

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Court notice to Kalmadi over London visit (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, an accused in a graft case, on a plea ... Read more...

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Chinese disappointed with beauty queens


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Three winners of a beauty pageant in Chongqing, one of the largest cities in China, have failed to convince web users, who said the winners were ... Read more...

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I Have every right to go to Olympics: Kalmadi


July 14th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, the sacked New Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief, has defended his controversial trip to London and said he has every right to go ... Read more...

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Kalmadi allowed to visit London for Olympics (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who has been accused of corruption, was Friday allowed by a special court ... Read more...

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Kalmadi allowed to visit London for Olympics


July 13th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who has been accused of corruption, was Friday allowed by a special court to attend ... Read more...

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