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  • Brazil gunning for historic medal haul in 2016 Rio Olympics

    Next year, Brazil will try to show it can produce a historic performance at its home Olympics...

    The nation is working hard to make sure its athletes can be successful at the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016, investing record amounts to get them ready to perform well in front of a home crowd...

  • Olympics not on top of Federer's 2016 agenda

    He won doubles gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics with Stan Wawrinka, but lost the singles final to Andy Murray at the London Games in 2012, shortly after beating the Briton for his seventh Wimbledon title on the same Centre Court at the All England Club...

  • Rio Olympics 2016 : The world gathers to play

    The most dominant country in Olympics is United States of America, the all-time medals won by them are 2406...

    Besides the US, the countries that make it to the top of the medals table are Russia, Germany, Great Britain and now China has joined this elite club since the brilliant performance of its players in the last Olympics when it stood second with a total of 88 medals...

  • Euro 2016 and Rio Olympics: A tale of two crises

    ”So far demonstrations in Brazil have not targeted the Olympics in the way they did the football World Cup two years ago...

    Extreme security is planned in stadiums and fan-zones expected to attract two million foreign supporters for the 24-nation Euro 2016...

  • Karachi Olympics-2040!

    Welcome to Karachi Olympics-2040!Being a ridiculously optimistic patriot, although a little unrealistic one maybe, I happen to be one of those who always want to see my country and my city prosper and be among the best economies of the world...

    Karachi by then would be a city of skyscrapers and especially for the Olympics it would have seen much construction for the development of an Olympic city somewhere on reclaimed land from the...

  • Messi will skip Rio de Janeiro Olympics, says coach Martino

    BUENOS AIRES: Lionel Messi will skip the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in six months because his coach Gerardo Martino says he needs some rest...

    Martino spoke Monday on Argentina radio station La Red and said Messi will play in the Centennial Copa America tournament in the United States, but not the Olympics in Brazil...

  • Chinese athletes to dominate at Rio Olympics: study

    SYDNEY: China is on track to return to the top of the medals table at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next year ahead of the United States and Russia, according to a benchmark study released by the Australian Olympic Committee on Wednesday...

    Russian athletes are therefore set to miss the World Indoor Athletics Championships in the United States in March and face a race against time to be cleared to compete in the Olympics in Rio de...

  • 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics: IOC

    LONDON: Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games...

    The 23 London athletes are in addition to the 31 who tested positive in retesting from the Beijing Olympics...

  • Beijing edges Almaty to secure 2022 Olympics

    Beijing held the summer Olympics in 2008 in what was then seen as China sealing its place on the world stage as an emerging superpower...

    Others said they still preferred the assurances offered by China’s communist government against oil-rich Kazakhstan which had been making its second bid for the Winter Olympics...

  • Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games

    LIMA: The International Olympic Committee named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics on Wednesday, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body...

    Paris 2024 officials hugged and cheered following the vote, basking in victory after three previous failed bids to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics...

  • Fredericks charged in French probe over Rio Olympics corruption

    PARIS: Former world sprint champion Frankie Fredericks was charged on Friday by French authorities for passive corruption and money laundering relating to a graft probe into the awarding of last year’s Olympics to Rio, a judicial source said...

    French investigators are looking into the possibility that bribes were paid over the awarding of both the 2016 Olympics to Rio and the 2020 Tokyo Games...

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