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India wants Dow sponsorship of London Olympics dropped

The government has asked its Olympic association to raise the issue of the London Olympic Games' sponsorship deal with Dow Chemical, the latest sign of pressure on organisers to reconsider involvement of a company linked to the Bhopal gas disaster.

London Olympics boost: 22 athletes get Rs.6.85 crore to train


The sports ministry on Tuesday said that it has allocated Rs.6.85 crores from National Sports Development Fund to 22 sportspersons under Operation Excellence 2012 for the London Olympics.

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Dow's sponsorship for London Olympics sparks outrage

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The London Olympics organisers' move to name controversial Dow Chemical Company 'with the blood of Bhopal on its hands' as a sponsor of the 2012 Games has sparked outrage amongst campaigners fightin

Olympics ’12: First venue unveiled

London: British Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy christened the London 2012 cycling track on Tuesday as the state-of-the-art velodrome became the first London Olympics venue to be completed.

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London ahead, funds to continue for India athletes

New Delhi: Following the overwhelming success of Indian athletes at the Commonwealth Games, the sports ministry wants to continue pumping in more money and strategising for their sustained progress ti

Al Qaeda may target 2012 London Olympics: Mi5 chief

UK faces potent new threats from terrorism with 2012 London Olympic Games likely to be a major target of Al Qaeda bombers, the country's top intelligence official has warned.

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