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Angry snowboarders hit out at 'dangerous' Olympic final
Angry snowboarders hit out at 'dangerous' Olympic final
Angry snowboarders said the "dangerous" women's slopestyle final at the Pyeongchang Olympics should have been cancelled after vicious winds caused...
Winter Games not on ice just yet
Winter Games not on ice just yet
Holding the Winter Olympics in a little-known corner of South Korea was never an easy proposition, but a ban on Russia and the latent threat of...
​The tribe has spoken: Will Survivor Rio be titillating enough for us to tune in?
​The tribe has spoken: Will Survivor Rio be titillating enough for us to tune in?
FIFTH COLUMNThis year’s Summer Olympics will feature three equestrian events, one of which is titled “equestering eventing”, seemingly...
Olympic committee fuming over Argentinian Falklands ad
Olympic committee fuming over Argentinian Falklands ad
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Saturday criticised the Argentinian government for exploiting the London Olympic Games with an...
Afghan woman fights out of the box
Afghan woman fights out of the box
If it is unusual to see a woman representing Afghanistan at the Olympic Games, her choice of sport is even more surprising. Sadaf Rahimi, the only...
India's Olympic Chief: government holds boycott power
India's Olympic Chief: government holds boycott power
India's Olympic Chief said on Friday that any decision to boycott the 2012 London Games, over a sponsor linked to the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster,...
Ecclestone hopes for trouble-free 2012 Bahrain F1 race
Ecclestone hopes for trouble-free 2012 Bahrain F1 race
Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Bahrain to put on an incident-free race next year, but agreed on Saturday that events on the...
Sepp Blatter untouched in IOC ethics probe
Sepp Blatter untouched in IOC ethics probe
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has no plans to investigate Fifa president Sepp Blatter following the resignation of his predecessor Joao...
'Fifa's not transparent on corruption'
'Fifa's not transparent on corruption'
Longtime International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound claimed on Monday that Fifa is not being transparent about the extent of corruption within the organisation and lacks the will to clean up football....
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...
Let's share the 2018 Olympics, says North Korea
Let's share the 2018 Olympics, says North Korea
North Korea would like to share some events in the 2018 Winter Olympics with South Korea, a senior North Korean sports official was quoted as...

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