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Two years on, India still reaping benefits of Commonwealth Games

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 13:26

India`s best ever performance at the Olympics in 2012 London Games displays the progress the country has made in sports in two years after hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Rio Olympic committee says employees acted alone

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 09:41

Rio de Janeiro Olympic organisers say the employees accused of stealing confidential files from the London Games acted alone and did not intend to harm either organisation.

Never blamed Nobbs for London debacle: Shivendra

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 13:16

India`s star forward Shivendra Singh said it was not chief coach Michael Nobbs but the team`s planning that was responsible for the eight-time Olympic champions` dismal performance in the 2012 London Games.

Gurbux Singh disappointed with India`s last place finish

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 18:58

Former captain Gurbux Singh is disappointed at the Indian hockey team`s dismal performance at the London Games and said lack of a strong defence let the team down.

London Olympics: Having sex doesn’t ruin sporting performance the next day

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 09:18

Some Olympians who believe that athletes should abstain from sex in the run-up on a sporting performance, may only be frustrating themselves unnecessarily as it now seems there is no evidence to support this myth, it has been revealed.

2012 London Olympics, Day 1 Highlights

Last Updated: Sunday, July 29, 2012, 14:22

Vijender Singh moves into the round of 16 defeating Danabek Suzhanov 14-10 on Saturday.

Olympics Opening Ceremony: Mr.Bean enthrals fans with English humour

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 14:46

British comedian actor Rowan Atkinson, famously known as Mr.Bean, enthralled the spectators with English humour during the colourful opening ceremony of the 2012 London Games at the Olympic Park.

London Olympics: Fire breaks out at Weymouth sailing venue

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 08:34

As a major setback for all the authorities and sports fans, a fire broke out in the sailing venue at Weymouth just three hours ahead of the Olympic ceremony.

Opening ceremony tensions boiling over at Olympics

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 23:37

Olympic organizers say there are tensions between director Danny Boyle and the London Games broadcasting company over the opening ceremony.

UK using Olympics to lobby India trade deals?

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 18:11

The UK is laying out the red carpet for leaders and officials of "cash-rich" emerging countries such as India, Brazil and China during the Olympics to lobby and win high-value trade deals for British companies, a media report said Wednesday.

‘Al Qaeda can target London Olympics’

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 18:24

Europol, the European Union`s criminal intelligence agency, has warned that al Qaeda could to target the London Olympics.

Preparatory events for Olympic-bound athletes approved

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 19:00

The Multi Disciplinary Steering Committee of the sports ministry has approved the preparatory tournaments for Hockey Olympic qualifiers ahead of the upcoming London Games.