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Stephen Wilson

Stephen Wilson

    Take the Winter Games, please
    Take the Winter Games, please
    The Olympics have weathered World Wars, boycotts and corruption scandals. These days, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has a new crisis on...
    Danny Boyle told to 'tighten' Olympic ceremony
    Danny Boyle told to 'tighten' Olympic ceremony
    London organisers said Boyle was "tightening" the ceremony by up to 30 minutes to ensure the show, scheduled for three hours, concludes...
    Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics
    Six cities bid for 2020 Olympics
    Six cities from Europe, Asia and the Middle East are competing to host the 2020 Olympics.
    London violence raises 2012 Olympic concerns
    London violence raises 2012 Olympic concerns
    Less than a year before London hosts the 2012 Games, scenes of rioting and looting a few miles from the main Olympic site have raised concerns...
    SA files preliminary papers for 2020 Olympics
    SA files preliminary papers for 2020 Olympics
    The United States and South Africa are among at least five countries that have filed preliminary paperwork required by the International Olympic...
    London marks 366 days to 2012 Olympics
    London marks 366 days to 2012 Olympics
    London celebrated the one-year countdown to the Summer Games on Wednesday with the first dive into the new Olympic pool, the presentation of the...
    Federer falters again at Wimbledon
    Federer falters again at Wimbledon
    After back-to-back quarterfinal losses at the French Open and Wimbledon, Roger Federer is suddenly no longer the Grand Slam certainty he used to...
    IAAF president calls off trip to SA
    IAAF president calls off trip to SA
    The head of track and field's world governing body has called off a visit to South Africa to discuss the results of 800m world champion Caster...
    Golf, rugby favourites for 2016 Olympics
    Golf, rugby favourites for 2016 Olympics
    The prospect of Tiger Woods competing for an Olympic gold medal could come closer to reality on Thursday.
    Five sports cited for falling short on drug tests
    Five sports cited for falling short on drug tests
    Gymnastics, wrestling and volleyball were among five Olympic sports cited by the World Anti-Doping Agency for failing to implement consistent...
    Davydenko cleared in betting probe
    Davydenko cleared in betting probe
    Russian tennis player Nikolay Davydenko was cleared by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) on Friday after a year-long investigation into...
    Federer sweeps into Wimbledon final
    Federer sweeps into Wimbledon final
    Roger Federer beat Marat Safin in straight sets on Saturday to move one win away from his sixth consecutive Wimbledon title and 13th grand-slam...