Golf`s inclusion in the 2016
Olympics has prompted the Indian Olympic Association to seek
government help for making the sport popular and enhance the
country`s chances of winning a medal in Rio de Janeiro.
As Rio de Janeiro revels and rejoices in a runaway victory for the right to stage the 2016 Olympics, a chill wind is blowing through Chicago, seen by many as favourites before Friday`s stunning IOC vote.
Sepp Blatter, head of world soccer’s governing body FIFA, heaped praise on Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday after his speech in support of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic candidacy.