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Olympics


4 held for rigging Mae’s results

SLOVENIA’S ski association has suspended four officials for manipulating race results to allow famed violinist Vanessa Mae to compete at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February. The 35-year-old Mae, ...

July 12, 2014, Saturday


Beijing, Oslo, Almaty make list for 2022 Winter Games

Beijing, Oslo and Almaty will contest the race to win the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced yesterday. The three cities, which in IOC-speak were granted ...

July 8, 2014, Tuesday


Beijing, Oslo, Almaty make list for 2022 Olympics

LEFT with little choice after the withdrawal of three contenders, the International Olympic Committee retained the three remaining cities Monday in the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games. Beijing, ...

July 7, 2014, Monday


Ukraine’s Lviv pulls out of 2022 Games bid

THE Ukrainian city of Lviv withdrew its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics yesterday, becoming the third contender to drop out of the race for the Games. Lviv pulled out because of the continuing political ...

July 1, 2014, Tuesday


Thirty-eight percent of Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic venues ready

ORGANIZING committee of the 2016 Rio Olympics hit back the recent critics relating the delayed preparation by saying that 38 percent of Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games competition venues were ready. ...

May 18, 2014, Sunday


Coke countdown to Youth Olympics

With exactly 100 days to go for the official opening of the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, Liu Yian (right), Executive Vice Mayor of Nanjing City and Deputy Secretary-General of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee, and David G Brooks, EVP and Chairman of Coca-Cola Greater China, unveil the Coca-Cola Youth Olympic Composite Logo, thereby launching the first of a series of Coca-Cola Red Parties during the Youth Olympic Season, in Nanjing, east China’s Jiangsu Province, yesterday. ...

May 11, 2014, Sunday


IOC official: Rio preparations are the “worst” ever

INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has slammed Rio’s preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying they are “the worst I have experienced.” The “situation is critical on the ground,” ...

April 30, 2014, Wednesday


Field hockey becomes a game of 4 quarters

FIELD hockey will no longer be a game of two halves at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, with the sport announcing yesterday a change to a four-quarter format to broaden its appeal to broadcasters and fans. ...

March 21, 2014, Friday


Weirather woes

Tina Weirather has called a halt to her season to give her more time to recover from an injury to her right leg she picked up in a training crash at the Sochi Olympics. The 24-year-old from Liechtenstein ...

February 27, 2014, Thursday


Russia closes Sochi on a high

Sochi’s US$50 billion Olympics closed yesterday with Russia seizing first place in the medals table.Russia guaranteed top spot after a clean sweep of the men’s 50km cross country race thanks to Alexander ...

February 24, 2014, Monday


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