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Petrol price hiked by 89 paise per litre, diesel by 86 paise

Petrol price hiked by 89 paise per litre, diesel by 86 paise

Petrol price was hiked by 89 paise per litre and diesel by 86 paise per litre on Saturday.

 

London Olympics: Three gold medal weightlifters disqualified for doping

London Olympics: Three gold medal weightlifters disqualified for doping

About 10 gold medalists from London have now lost their titles or are at risk of losing them because of doping - four are athletes from Belarus.

Six Beijing Games medallists among nine more positive re-tests

The IOC said all athletes tested positive in the re-test off their samples which it stores for a decade.

Six medallists fail reanalysed 2008 Beijing Olympics tests

Six medallists fail reanalysed 2008 Beijing Olympics tests

All six tested positive for the steroid turinabol, said the IOC.

China-bound Saina Nehwal to skip IOC Athletes Commission meeting

China-bound Saina Nehwal to skip IOC Athletes Commission meeting

China Super Series Premier will be held from November 15-20 and Hong Kong Open Super Series from November 22-27.

IOC gives Russia set of questions on doping control in 2010-15

Smirnov stressed that Russian representatives should be present during opening of doping samples collected at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

 

Olympics: IOC, Tokyo attempt to cut down on soaring 2020 Games costs

Olympics: IOC, Tokyo attempt to cut down on soaring 2020 Games costs

Tokyo`s preparations for the 2020 Games have been plagued by controversy since beating Madrid and Istanbul in the bidding race three years ago.

Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Know how much petrol costs in your city now

At 1,987 km long, Indian Oil Corp to lay India's longest LPG pipeline

At 1,987 km long, Indian Oil Corp to lay India's longest LPG pipeline

IOC plans to import LPG at Kandla in Gujarat and move it through the 1,987 kilometer pipeline to Gorakhpur via Ahmedabad (in Gujarat), Ujjain, Bhopal (in Madhya Pradesh), Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi and Lucknow (in Uttar Pradesh).

WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

WADA to set up new dope testing body with IOC's backing: Report

The statement added that WADA will remain in control of regulatory and compliance in the anti-doping fight but that the new testing body will have responsibility for testing athletes.

High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

High-stakes summit eyes anti-doping overhaul

In October 2015, before the Russia scandal exploded, the IOC floated the idea that global testing could be taken over by an independent body.

French president Francois Hollande says Paris safe for 2024 Olympics

French president Francois Hollande says Paris safe for 2024 Olympics

Last month a plot to blow up a car packed with explosives near Notre Dame cathedral was foiled.

Three boxers reprimanded by IOC for betting on Rio Olympics bouts

Three boxers reprimanded by IOC for betting on Rio Olympics bouts

The three athletes are required to demonstrate that they have successfully followed the educational programme of IOC.

Cabinet clears IOC-OIL-BPCL's Russian stake buy for $3.14 bn

Cabinet clears IOC-OIL-BPCL's Russian stake buy for $3.14 bn

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to a consortium of IOC, Oil India and BPCL buying stakes in two Russian oilfields for a total of USD 3.14 billion.

Finding Fancy Bears: False clues make it tough to track WADA hackers

Finding Fancy Bears: False clues make it tough to track WADA hackers

Many others in the cybersecurity industry see the WADA hack as a straightforward act of Russian revenge, but solid evidence is hard to find.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino backs doping-tainted Russia

FIFA President Gianni Infantino backs doping-tainted Russia

There appears no risk of Russia losing the 2018 World Cup, with only nine months until the doping-tainted nation hosts the Confederations Cup, which serves as the warmup event.

Petrol price hiked by 58 paise a litre; diesel gets cheaper by 31 paise/litre

Petrol price hiked by 58 paise a litre; diesel gets cheaper by 31 paise/litre

Petrol will cost Rs 64.05 a litre as against Rs 63.47.

Rio Olympics ticket-touting case: Brazil Police to question IOC chief Thomas Bach

Rio Olympics ticket-touting case: Brazil Police to question IOC chief Thomas Bach

The police move comes just after Bach was criticised for the handling of the allegations of state sponsored doping in Russia.

Rio Olympics Farce: IOC chief Thomas Bach in ticket scam spotlight

Rio Olympics Farce: IOC chief Thomas Bach in ticket scam spotlight

Bach is caught up in an affair which centres on the arrest of Ireland`s Olympic chief, Patrick Hickey, who is suspected of illegally trading Olympic tickets.

IOC President Thomas Bach to skip Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

IOC President Thomas Bach to skip Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

It will be the first time the IOC president has missed the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games since 1984.