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Tigiev stripped of Olympic bronze for dope cheating


Uzbeki freestyle wrestler Soslan Tigiev has been stripped of his 2012 Olympics bronze medal after testing positive for a banned substance, local media reported Wednesday.

Report of the Russian gazeta

ESPN Star Sports to customise Olympics broadcast for India

ESPN Star Sports is planning to customise the broadcast of the London Olympics to suit the Indian viewers by focusing on sports popular in the country like Hockey, Shooting and Boxing.

"We will custo

London Olympics costliest Games ever

The Olympics in London next month are on track to be among the most expensive to date with a projected cost of 8.4 billion pounds in real terms and at 101 per cent over budget, according to a Universi

One burden off, Vijender Singh ready to shoulder another


The 'burden' of qualification off his back, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh is now gearing up to shoulder a fresh burden - the one of heightened expectations - when he appears in his third successive

IOC not to drop Dow Chemicals as London Games sponsor

Reaffirming its stand, the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday rejected calls from the Indian Government to drop Dow Chemical as sponsor of the London Games because of its links to the 1984 B

Athletes will be consulted on Olympic boycott decision: Maken


The athletes will play a vital role in deciding whether India will boycott the London Olympic Games if the IOC refuses to drop Dow Chemicals as a sponsor of the event, Sports Minister Ajay Maken has s

HI still waiting for Sport ministry's approval for Oly camp


Indian hockey team's preparation for the London Olympics is in jeopardy as the Sports Ministry is yet to approve the training camp, which was scheduled to start at the SAI centre in Bangalore from Mon

London 2012 venues face toilet trouble

The organisers of the 2012 London Olympics are faced with toilet trouble ahead of the mega sporting event in July.

According to documents obtained from the Olympic Delivery Authority under the Freedo

London Olympic travel plan: Be patient, drink beer


Olympic organisers have some travel advice for the millions of people who work and live in London: Be patient. Have a beer. Work from home.

Rejecting suggestions of possible transport chaos during th

London 2012 Olympics committee not to drop Dow sponsorship

Despite the resignation by a senior member of the sustainability commission on the Bhopal tragedy issue, organisers of the London 2012 Olympics have said there were no plans to drop 'Dow Chemical' as

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