Five key dates in North Korea`s sports politics
Five key dates in North Korea`s sports politics

North Korea`s victories at the Asian Games are a new example of how sport, politics and diplomacy are often mixed in dealings with Pyongyang, and by the isolated state`s propaganda machine.

IOC sees Rio Olympic Games preparation on track but schedule tight
IOC sees Rio Olympic Games preparation on track but schedule tight

Rio's 2016 Olympic preparations are progressing solidly but the schedule is tight, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Coordination Commission said.

Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts
Discrimination clause part of new Olympic city contracts

A new clause aimed at ensuring the Olympics are free from any form discrimination will be included in future Games host city contracts after the Sochi 2014 Olympics were marred by a controversial Russian anti-gay propaganda law.

Thomas Bach hope for Nicol David`s Olympic squash bid
Thomas Bach hope for Nicol David`s Olympic squash bid

Malaysia`s world number one Nicol David said she still held out hope of getting squash into the Olympics as she kicked off her Asian Games title defence on Sunday.

IOC chief to demand 'sustainable' Games
IOC chief to demand 'sustainable' Games

Olympic boss Thomas Bach Saturday said future Games hosts would have to prove their "sustainability" as he heralded a shake-up of the bidding criteria.

 IOC chief wants more female athletes
 IOC chief wants more female athletes

Olympic chief Thomas Bach said Saturday he wants to see an even split of female to male athletes at international sporting events after Saudi Arabia brought no women to the Asian Games.

2014 Incheon Asian Games: Opening Ceremony - As it happened...
2014 Incheon Asian Games: Opening Ceremony - As it happened...

Live updates from the three-hour long opening ceremony of the 17th edition of Asian Games, being held at the Incheon ​Asiad Main Stadium. K-Pop sensation Psy will headline the ceremony.

IOC president believes in success of Rio 2016 Olympics
IOC president believes in success of Rio 2016 Olympics

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be successful, just as the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has said.

Scottish independence would redefine landscape
Scottish independence would redefine landscape

Alex Ferguson, a Scotsman who has made his name in England as an icon of British sport, puts it this way: "We don`t live in a foreign country; we are just in another part of the family of the UK."

Thomas Bach praises Rio 2016 preparations
Thomas Bach praises Rio 2016 preparations

 Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, has praised the "dynamic" pace of preparations for the Rio 2016 Games in Brazil.

IOC, Interpol cooperate to fight match-fixing
IOC, Interpol cooperate to fight match-fixing

Olympic officials are increasing their collaboration with Interpol to combat match-fixing and illegal betting. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met on Tuesday with Ronald Noble, secretary general of the international police agency.

A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build
A year after winning Olympics, Tokyo faces hurdles in move from bid to build

Tokyo`s 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time.

Youth Olympic Games action starts without Ebola-struck nations

Australian triathlete Brittany Dutton won the first gold of the Youth Olympics as competition kicked-off on Sunday without Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria who withdrew because of the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

Nigeria quits China Youth Olympics over Ebola outbreak

Nigeria today pulled out of the Youth Olympics in China`s?Nanjing city, a day after two other west African nations withdrew from the Games over the worst outbreak of deadly Ebola virus in decades in Africa.

Ten years on, Athens 2004 gives Greece little to cheer

It was billed as a chance to transform Greece`s image abroad and boost growth but 10 years after the country hosted the world`s greatest sporting extravaganza there is little to celebrate at the birthplace of the modern Olympic Games.

Dubai keen on bidding for Olympics: Officials

The Gulf Arab sheikdom has plans to expand its existing sports facilities across the emirate and eyes submitting a bid to host the Olympic Games.

World Cup will inspire Rio Olympics, says IOC`s Thomas Bach

Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed Brazil can cope with staging the biggest sporting events, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday.

GoI seeks report from BFI over `turban row`, asks IOC to issue guidelines

After two `Sikh` players from the Indian basketball team were asked to play without their turbans during the recently concluded Asia Cup in China, the Minister of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has issued a statement expressing shock and has sought a detailed report from the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

2018 PyeongChang Games organisers appoint interim head

The head of the South Korea Olympic Committee will step in to take over interim leadership of the 2018 PyeongChang Games following the surprise resignation of two senior officials.

FIFA`s Sepp Blatter raises alarm over Gaza crisis

FIFA chief Sepp Blatter on Tuesday raised the alarm about the spiralling Gaza crisis as he held talks with the head of the Palestinian Football Association.

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