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Queen of controversies -- Sania Mirza

Tennis ace Sania Mirza’s life has been encumbered with controversies ever since she started playing tennis.

Outrage over sexualized footage of female athletes

US TV network NBC has released a controversial video called Bodies in Motion, featuring scantily clad female athletes, which sparked outrage from viewers.

London 2012: Indians gear up to counter-protest AIBA decision at Olympics

The Indian boxing team is set to counter-attack after Vikas Krishan`s controversial ouster from the Olympics with the contingent planning to file a protest of its own against the International Boxing Association`s decision to overturn his pre-quarterfinal win

Olympics 2012: Chinese badminton head coach blames referee for player`s injury

Chinese badminton head coach Li Yongbo accused Danish referee Torsten Berg of causing injury to Wang Xin in the bronze medal match against India`s Saina Nehwal.

Olympics 2012 fencing: Korean girl falls victim to timing error

A Korean fencer who lost a dramatic Olympic semi-final in controversial circumstances Monday likely fell victim to human error or malfunctioning timing equipment.

Olympics 2012: I thought I`d got away, says dope-tainted cyclist

Disgraced Russian cyclist Victoria Baranova said here Friday that she had taken testosterone ahead of the Olympics, and she had thought she was in the clear.

Olympic bus hits, kills cyclist near stadium

A double-decker bus carrying journalists at the London Olympics hit and killed a bicyclist Wednesday night, police and organizers said.

Olympics badminton: South Korean appeal rejected

An appeal by four South Korean badminton players against their disqualification from the Olympics for match-fixing has been rejected, the head of the Badminton World Federation said Wednesday.

Olympics: BWF rejects India`s appeal, Jwala-Ashwini out

It was finally the end of the road for India`s top women`s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the 2012 London Olympics after their appeal was shot down by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) here Wednesday

We fully respect BWF ruling: Chinese Olympic delegation

The Chinese Olympic delegation said Wednesday that they respect the ruling of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), who suspended four women`s doubles pair for "not using one`s best efforts to win a match".

Mystery woman in Indian contingent a cast member, says Coe

The mystery woman who gatecrashed the opening ceremony of the London Games Friday night with the Indian contingent was a cast member "should not have been there," Sebastian Coe, the London Olympics organising committee chairman, said Sunday.

2012 Olympics: London organisers looking into "mystery" woman issue

London Olympic Games organisers on Sunday said that they were "looking into" the issue of an unidentified woman`s presence in the Indian contingent during the march past at the Opening Ceremony, a development which has not only left the Indians angry but has generated a big controversy back home.

London Olympics Gymnastics: Uzbek gymnast provisionally suspended for doping

An artistic gymnast from Uzbekistan has been provisionally suspended from the London Olympics after testing positive for a banned substance, the International Olympic Committee said Sunday.

Olympics History: The greatest controversies

The Olympic Games are replete with controversies.

Gas victims organise "Special Olympics"

The NGOs working for the victims of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy today organised "Special Olympics" here in protest against the sponsorship of the London games by Dow Chemicals.

‘Gender row’ athlete Semenya to be South Africa’s flag-bearer at London Olympics

Semenya won the women``s 800m title at the age of 18 at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany in 2009, but was involved in a gender row after the amount of testosterones found in her body.