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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.

Olympic medal is a dream but don`t want to take pressure: Saina Nehwal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 19:28

It`s her "dream" to win a medal at the Olympics, but India`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal doesn`t want to get bogged down by pressure, and said she is banking on her experience to advance through a "tough" draw at the badminton event of the London Games.

India at Olympics: History Part - I

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 18:30

Here is a look at India’s disappointing journey at the Olympics so far.

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.

IOC allows Kuwaiti athletes to compete under Olympic flag

Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 15:26

Kuwaiti athletes can compete under the Olympic flag at the London Games after their Olympic committee was suspended, the International Olympic Committee said.

Time running out on Thorpe`s London dreams

Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 19:19

Five-times Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe took a small step forward in his bid to qualify for this year`s London Games on Saturday but it could be too little, too late.

Games security budget set to double-FT

Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 14:06

The security budget for patrolling Olympic venues is likely to rise by at least 275 million pounds to come in at double the original estimate, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the situation.

Two million register for London Games tickets

Last Updated: Saturday, December 25, 2010, 19:00

Two million people have registered an interest for tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games, despite the prices being higher than initially promised, the head of the organising committee said Saturday.

Organisers open ticketing process for 2012 Games

Last Updated: Monday, March 22, 2010, 17:39

Olympic organisers are inviting the British public to register interest in buying tickets for the 2012 London Games.

Women`s boxing nod could give China three more golds

Last Updated: Monday, August 31, 2009, 13:49

China has high hopes of dominating women`s boxing at the 2012 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided earlier this month to include it on the London programme.

Olympics opens door for Women boxers; Mary Kom vows Gold

Last Updated: Friday, August 14, 2009, 00:15

The IOC on Thursday decided to include women’s boxing in the upcoming London Olympics.