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Wrestling champ Sushil Kumar hails return of sport to Olympic fold

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 18:43

Champion wrestler Sushil Kumar has welcomed the return of the sport to the Olympic fold, saying that the efforts of a cross-section of people from all walks of life had contributed to this achievement.

Tokyo 2020 an endorsement of Asian dynamism

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 11:13

The decision to award Tokyo the 2020 Olympic Games was a triumph of business sense as much as common sense, and a unequivocal endorsement of Asia`s dynamic economies.

IOC could survive cancelled Games: Jacques Rogge

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 09:07

The finances of the IOC are healthy enough for the organisation to be able to afford the cancellation for whatever reason of an Olympic Games, president Jacques Rogge has said.

Russian gay law raises alarm among Olympic sponsors

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 09:04

Fears Russia`s controversial gay law could affect next year`s Sochi Winter Games has reached sponsors despite efforts by the hosts to play down the issue.

IOC members air Rio concerns publicly for first time

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 09:02

Rio`s preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics came under fire from International Olympic Committee (IOC) members for the first time in public in Buenos Aires on Sunday.

Tokyo to host 2020 Olympic Games

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 15:41

Tokyo has won the right to host the Olympic Games for the second time, overcoming fears about radiation from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.

IOC opts for stability, money in picking Tokyo

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 10:51

The IOC was in no mood for new adventures when it picked Tokyo as the host of the 2020 summer Olympics.

2020 Olympic Games will repay debt Japan owes the world: Shinzo Abe

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 09:33

Tokyo will repay the world the debt they owe them for their help after the tsunami in 2011 when the city hosts the 2020 Olympic Games Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday.

Wrestling looks to make Olympics comeback

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 08:47

Wrestling is the firm favourite sport to regain its place on the Olympic Games roster for the 2020 Summer Games.

IOC rejects IOA`s clause, India`s Olympic ban to continue

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 11:51

India will continue to remain out of the Olympic fold as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected the request of the suspended Indian Olympic Association.

Madrid says economic crisis ending, can afford 2020 Games

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 09:15

Madrid`s Olympic bid team said on Wednesday that Spain`s debilitating economic crisis is ending and the country will have no problem covering investments to host the 2020 games.

Chargesheeted persons to be barred from IOA elections: IOC

Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 18:53

In a development of far reaching consequences, corruption-tainted persons will no longer be eligible to contest Indian Olympic Association elections under the revised draft constitution of the IOA sent by is parent body, International Olympic Committee.