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London Olympics likely to be under budget


The British government has revealed that the London Olympics in July will cost less than budgeted.

The government's February 2012 Olympic Quarterly Economic Report published on Tuesday showed that th

Now Indian govt writes to IOC on Dow sponsorship row


After repeated letters of protest by the IOA failed to move the International Olympic Committee, the Indian government has now stepped in by asking the body to drop Dow Chemicals as sponsor of this ye

Top-4 finish in London tall ask but not impossible: Ex-players


Former players on Monday lavished praise on the Indian hockey team and its Australian coach Michael Nobbs for convincingly qualifying for the London Olympics and said a top-four finish in the quadr

IOA may decide on London participation under protest: Malhotra


The IOA on Monday indicated that India may take part in the London Olympics under protest after the International Olympic Committee rejected its demand to scrap the controversial Dow Chemicals as one

Bhopal gas tragedy victims take Dow protest to UK govt

Activists and victims of India's Bhopal gas tragedy submitted a petition signed by 20,000 people on Monday calling on British authorities to drop Dow Chemical as sponsor of the London Olympics.


India one win away from realising London dream


The failure to qualify for 2008 Beijing Olympics still fresh in mind, the Indian hockey team would be desperate to avoid a repeat of the debacle and give the dying national sport a new lease of lif

London offers tennis champion Leander Paes chance to beat dad


London's Olympics offer the seemingly ageless Leander Paes the chance to outdo his father in the medals stakes and to crown his doubles tennis career.

Paes's eyes still light up at the mention of the

Boxing will get bigger after London Olympics: Vijender


Star Indian pugilist Vijender Singh expects boxing to get bigger in the country after the London Olympics as he feels men in the ring will deliver more than one medal in the quadrennial extravaganza t

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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