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James Bond to open London Olympics


Actor Daniel Craig has been invited by Queen Elizabeth to open the 2012 London Olympics as super spy James Bond.

The highly anticipated sporting event is set to be introduced by a short film titled '

Maths and Olympics: How fast could Usain Bolt run?

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Usain Bolt, already the world's fastest man, could lop another 0.18 seconds off his 100 metre sprint world record even without running any faster. It's just a question of getting a few conditions righ

Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime not welcome at London Olympics: David Cameron


Dozens of officials in Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime will be blocked from attending the London Olympics, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron confirmed on Wednesday as he pledged to make th

Semi-final entry at London Games would be great feat: Zafar


Former India hockey captain Zafar Iqbal does not see the national team ending its three-decade old medal drought at the London Olympics this year, but is of the opinion that a semi final berth would b

Michelle Obama to lead US delegation to London Olympics


First Lady Michelle Obama has announced that she would be leading the US delegation to the London Olympics.

Obama will travel to London for the Games' opening ceremony July 27, and tie the event into

India spends Rs.123.73 crores on Olympics preparations


Sports Minster Ajay Maken on Tuesday said Rs.123.73 crores have been spent so far on training athletes for the 2012 London Olympics.

"Till 29th February, 2012, approximately an amount of Rs.123.73 cr

Very sad if India boycotted London Olympics: British PM


British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he would be 'very sad' if India boycotted the London Olympics following the row over sponsorship of the event by Dow Chemicals, linked to the Bhopal Ga

Don't shake on it: Health advice for UK Olympians


"Let's shake on it."

Not if you're one of Britain's Olympic athletes.

The 550-strong British team has been advised by its top doctor to avoid shaking hands with rivals and visiting dignitaries at th

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

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