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IOC must explain benefit of Olympic Games to Brazil, says Jacques Rogge

Jul 11, 2013

IOC must explain benefit of Olympic Games to Brazil, says Jacques Rogge

Rio de Janeiro will stage the 2016 Olympic Games and has already suffered one major embarrassment with the athletics stadium, which was completed only in 2007, having to shut for 18 months for repairs to the roof. #Brazil #TheySaidIt #Rio de Janeiro #Jacques Rogge #2016 Olympics #The Olympic Games
Olympics organisers wanted security men to wear tracksuits!

Jul 25, 2012

Olympics organisers wanted security men to wear tracksuits!

Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics have suggested that the thousands of security personnel on duty for the games should dress in tracksuits because their regular uniforms were "too intimidating". #WhatNext #Olympics #Security Personnel #London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games #Track suits
Sania's statement impulsive, she must've regretted it later: AITA

Jun 28, 2012

Sania's statement impulsive, she must've regretted it later: AITA

AITA selector SP Mishra refuted Sania's allegation that she was treated as a bait by the Federation because she was a woman, saying "Sania is a player in her own right". #Leander Paes #Sania Mirza #the Olympics #VideoViews #SP Mishra
Olympics - Federer seeking golden seal in London

Jun 14, 2012

Olympics - Federer seeking golden seal in London

His beloved Wimbledon hosts the Olympic tennis tournament in a few weeks and at 30, and with a record 16 grand slam titles to his name, Federer knows time is running short. #Rafael Nadal #Roger Federer #Grand Slam #London 2012 #the Olympics
I am happy that I have come back stronger: Saina

Mar 21, 2012

I am happy that I have come back stronger: Saina

"It was a challenge for me, we tried our best and the results have started coming from December. I played well in Super Series final. I just pray to God that I stay injury-free and be ready for Olympics," said India's ace shuttler. #Saina Nehwal #NewsTracker #the Olympics

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Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

May 29, 2012

Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

For the UK to suggest they might ban some officials from Syria connected with recent attrocities is a brilliant contrast to their refusal to ban Dow from the Olympic stadium for their Bhopal connections. #ThatsJustWrong #Syria #Bhopal #United Kingdom #Nick Clegg #the Olympics

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Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 18, 2014

Rio's Olympic golf course in legal bunker

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - The return of golf to the Olympics after what will be 112 years by the time Rio hosts South America's first Games in 2016 comes amid accusations environmental laws were got round to build the facility in a nature reserve, horri... #South America #Rio de Janeiro
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 19, 2014

Why India are looking good to clinch the Asiad hockey gold

Every time a major international hockey tourney beckons, it sets the hockey tongues in the country wagging as to how our national team is going to perform. This time around, it won’t be a tall exaggeration to suggest that the Indian team ‘on paper’ a... #South America #Rio de Janeiro
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 17, 2014

Lolo Jones: 'I had flashbacks of three Olympics' during Dancing With The Stars

Olympian Lolo Jones wrote an emotional Facebook post after being the first competitor eliminated from Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday night... #Facebook #Lolo Jones