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2016 Olympics: Rio action starts in empty stadium as drugs storm rumbles

2016 Olympics: Rio action starts in empty stadium as drugs storm rumbles

There were just a few hundred spectators in the 60,000 Rio Olympic Stadium for the kickoff of the first of six games taking place across the country.

Brazil Olympic chief urges protesters not to mar opening ceremony

Brazil Olympic chief urges protesters not to mar opening ceremony

The first Summer Olympics ever staged in South America open on August 5 in Rio`s Maracana Stadium.

Danny Boyle almost quit Olympics` Opening Ceremony over `penny-pinching`

Danny Boyle has said that he was so angered by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games` (LOCOG) cost-cutting that he had to use threats to leave and was "unbelievably unpleasant" in order to get his way.

London 2012 opens with dazzling ceremony

From Boyle’s Isles of Wonder, a green and pleasant land, John Milton’s capital city of Hell (Pandemonium) to James Bond and Mr. Bean's Chariots of Fire cameo, London lived up to the expectation of presenting a swanky opening ceremony for the XXX Olympiad.

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.

REVEALED: London Olympics Opening Ceremony

There will be sheep. A cricket game. Nurses. Plus Paul McCartney and possibly James Bond.

Indian hand in London Olympics 2012

There is an Indian hand in the successful bid and holding of the London Olympics beginning on Friday.

Pak wants contingent to wear traditional dress at Oly opening

Pakistan wants the country`s contingent to the London Olympics to wear the traditional shalwar-kameez for the opening ceremony.

Boxing champ Ali to lead host of stars in Olympics opening ceremony

Boxing hero Muhammad Ali has been asked to lead a parade of sporting greats that will include David Beckham and distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie in the Olympics ceremony.

London Mayor Boris has a Bieber crop for Olympics opening

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, famed for his long and messy hair style, has gone for a Justin Bieber-style haircut ahead of the Olympics.

Beckham to take part in Olympics opening ceremony

David Beckham has been given a last minute call to take part in the Olympics opening ceremony to be watched by nearly four billion global audience, a gesture to thank him for helping to get the games to London.

Indian touch to Olympic arts in London

A handful of illustrious Indians have lent their creative touch to give the London Olympics some Indian touches.

Olympics opening ceremony slashed by 30mins following security farce

The grand opening ceremony for the Olympic Games has been slashed by thirty minutes after an astonishing failure by a private security firm.

Demand for London Olympics tickets leaves IOA in a fix

Indian Olympic Association has been left in a fix due to unprecedented demand for accreditations and tickets for London Olympics from various quarters, including ministers from various states and sports ministry officials.

Organisers want Posh to perform with Spice Girls at Olympics

David Beckham’s Olympic dream may be over after being snubbed off from England’s football squad, but organisers still want his wife Victoria to appear to spice up the games.