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Indonesia to host 2018 Asian Games

Sep 19, 2014

Indonesia to host 2018 Asian Games

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) executive board on Friday approved Indonesia as hosts for the 2018 Asian Games which faces a growing battle to find venues because of the cost. #Sports #Indonesia #OCA #Olympic Council of Asia #Asian Games 2018
Indonesia poised to host Asian Games 2018 after Vietnam withdrawal

Sep 17, 2014

Indonesia poised to host Asian Games 2018 after Vietnam withdrawal

Indonesia is poised to be selected as the host of the next Asian Games in 2018 after Vietnam withdrew because of financial concerns. #Jakarta #Asian Games #OCA #Olympic Council of Asia #Incheon
It will be a great opportunity to represent India at Rio Olympics with Paes Bopanna

Sep 12, 2014

It will be a great opportunity to represent India at Rio Olympics with Paes Bopanna

India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the build-up to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there are no fitness issues. #Sports #Tennis #NewsTracker #Leander Paes #Rohan Bopanna #Davis Cup #Mahesh Bhupati #Rio Olympics
Shooting World Championship Narang misses Olympic quota by a place

Sep 11, 2014

Shooting World Championship Narang misses Olympic quota by a place

After coming through the tough qualifying, Narang could total only 124.2 by the time the top 5, including the three medallists, were decided in the finals. Five Olympic quotas were on offer in the event. #NewsTracker #Shooting #Gagan Narang #Olympics 2016 #Rio Olympics #Shooting World Championship
Revealing book on Oscar Pistorius trial to release in October

Sep 10, 2014

Revealing book on Oscar Pistorius trial to release in October

With the judgement in the Oscar Pistorius trial slated to be delivered on Thursday, a new book seeks to go beyond the facts of the case in search of a wider context behind the shocking tragedy and motive of the 'Blade Runner' in murdering his model girlfriend last year. #South Africa #Book #London Olympics #Oscar Pistorius #Blade runner #Reeva Steenkamp #courtroom drama #tell-all-book #double amoutee
Shooter Jitu Rai qualifies for Rio Olympics after winning silver at World C'ships

Sep 10, 2014

Shooter Jitu Rai qualifies for Rio Olympics after winning silver at World C'ships

Jitu Rai narrowly missed out on the gold medal to South Korean double Olympic champion and world record holder, Jin Jingoh, in a closely contested final. #Shooting #Rio Olympics #Asian Games 2014 #Jitu Rai
Will respect Scotland's vote during referendum IOC president Bach

Sep 09, 2014

Will respect Scotland's vote during referendum IOC president Bach

If Scotland votes to break away from the United Kingdom, Scottish athletes who competed for Britain at the 2012 summer Olympics in London would not be eligible to do so with that country in Rio. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Britain #Labour Party #Secession #Poll #Scotland #International Olympic Committee #UK #Referendum #Thomas Bach #Scottish independence #YouGov #Queen Elizabeth Scottish Monarchy
Thomas Bach says its been a 'dynamic year' as IOC president

Sep 09, 2014

Thomas Bach says its been a 'dynamic year' as IOC president

"This is very, very important to keep Olympic sports and values relevant outside the Olympic Games," Bach said. #Q&A #International Olympic Committee #Thomas Bach #IOC President #Olympic Agenda 2020
Highly dramatic Pistorius trial to end, verdict due on Thursday

Sep 09, 2014

Highly dramatic Pistorius trial to end, verdict due on Thursday

The Oscar Pistorius trial, which live television broadcasts have turned into a blend of international soap-opera and tragic TV reality show, will finally reach judgement day this week. #South Africa #athlete #London Olympics #Oscar Pistorius #Murder #Reality TV #Reeva Steenkamp #pistorius #blade runnner