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Mar 13, 2019
Special Olympics 2019: More than 7,500 athletes from 200 countries to participate in mega event in UAECelebrating its 50th year, the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will play host to the forthcoming of the Special Olympics World Games 2019.
Feb 15, 2019
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Price of hosting opening, closing ceremonies rises 40 percent to $118 million, says organizing committeeThe price of the opening and closing ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics has risen about 40 percent according to numbers released by the organizing committee
Feb 08, 2019
International Paralympic Committee set to lift Russia suspension over doping scandal, but with conditionsThe International Paralympic Committee said on Friday it will conditionally readmit Russia by March this year, lifting a suspension imposed over a doping scandal.
Jul 31, 2018
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Opening and closing ceremonies to reflect themes of re-birth, 'stylish' Paralympics included in narrativeThe opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics and Paralympics will follow an overarching narrative about life and death and will attempt to incorporate elements of Japan's experiences with catastrophic events.
Mar 31, 2018
Paris Olympics 2024 organisers warned by France government of exceeding budget by half a billion eurosThe cost of hosting the 2024 Olympics in Paris is at risk of running half a billion euros over budget and some sites may not be ready in time if plans are not revised, a French government report warned on Friday.
Jan 18, 2018
Winter Olympics 2018: North and South Korea plan to field unified women's ice hockey team in a show of unityThe two Koreas will field a combined women’s ice hockey team and march together under one flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul said on Wednesday, after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties.
Dec 13, 2017
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius injured after brawl in prison over use of public phoneLocal media reported that fellow prisoners were angered by the Pistorius's lengthy telephone conversation, leading to a fight.
Oct 04, 2017
Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment October nominees: Anu, the 'blade girl'The heart-warming moment when Anu being welcomed back into her school playground is one of the nominees for October’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.
Sep 20, 2017
Russia's new anti-doping chief Yury Ganus promises to restore trust in agency by end of yearMcLaren's bombshell report released in 2015 alleged state-sponsored doping in Russia, with the country's track and field team banned from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Sep 19, 2017
Oscar Pistorius sentence: South African Supreme Court to hear state appeal against paralympian in NovemberSouth Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear the state’s appeal against the six-year murder sentence handed to Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius on 3 November, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.