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6,000 athletes to compete at inaugural European Games

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 11:06

The 2015 European Games will have around 6,000 competitors from the 49 Olympic nations of Europe, the Coordinating Commission of the European Olympic Committee said in the Azerbaijan capital Friday.

Goa Lusofonia Games in doubt due to shoddy preparedness

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 15:38

The third edition of the Lusofonia Games in Goa, scheduled to begin in November 2, could well be put off due to the state government`s failure to complete projects related to the event on time.

IOC begins probe into ‘black marketing’ in London Olympics ticket sales

Last Updated: Sunday, June 17, 2012, 16:14

The International Olympic Committee has begun an investigation into claims that Olympics officials and agents breached rules during the sale of the London 2012 tickets.

Putin seeks fight against doping, sports gambling

Last Updated: Saturday, April 14, 2012, 19:36

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has urged the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to close ranks to curb doping, illegal sweepstake enterprises and fans` aggressive behaviour.

IOC asks IOA to make changes in constitution by mid-August

Last Updated: Friday, July 30, 2010, 18:42

International Olympic Committee has asked the Indian body to amend its constitution and take away the voting rights of the state Olympic committees to prevent manipulation in elections.