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Japan Olympics boss suspected of campaign bribery

The president of Japan's Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, has been indicted in France on allegations of corruption, an official has confirmed.

published on : 12th January 2019

Athlete and fan safety front of mind amid heat fears, say Tokyo 2020 organisers

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers look to protect athletes and spectators from scorching summer heat.

published on : 6th December 2018

Asiad gold medalist javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra eyeing Olympic gold 

Indian star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who clinched gold medal in the sport at Asian Games 2018 is eyeing on gold medal in next Olympics.

published on : 12th September 2018

Maintained the reality of 1948 Olympic games in ‘Gold’: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar, who promoted his upcoming movie Gold in Delhi, cleared that the makers have tried to maintain the reality of the 1948 Olympics. 

published on : 13th August 2018

Fierce winds, bitter cold impact Winter Olympics

Several Olympic events were postponed or rescheduled as strong winds swept through the Pyeongchang region on Wednesday, damaging temporary structures set up for the Games.

published on : 15th February 2018

‘Rural Olympics’ attracts stuntmen, spectators from across India

Men lifting bricks with their teeth, pulling cars with their hair, performing handstands on glass bottles and racing tractors at breakneck pace drew thousands of people from across India to northern P

published on : 9th February 2018

Winter Olympics 2018 offers a chance to get a taste of South Korea

With the launch of the Winter Olympic Games, international visitors get a taste of South Korea. 

published on : 9th February 2018

At Winter Olympics, diplomacy takes the spotlight

Two of North Korea's most senior officials were sat directly behind South Korea's president during the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games, which have provided some respite from the tensions.

published on : 9th February 2018

US does not rule out North Korea talks at Olympics

US Vice President Mike Pence, in Japan for a visit, refuses to rule out meeting North Koreans attending the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, offering the faintest hope of a diplomatic breakthrough.

published on : 7th February 2018

‘Rural Olympics’ attracts stuntmen, performers from across India

Thousands gather for the annual ‘Rural Olympics’ in India’s northern Punjab state where participants take part in everything from traditional athletics, to feats of strength and tractor racing.

published on : 4th February 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: Doping ban overturned for 28 Russian athletes

The doping bans of 28 Russian athletes were overturned on Thursday, creating a fresh controversy around the IOC's position on Russia's participation at the Games.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Cow cart carries Olympic torch on day 92 in South Korea tour 

Series of bearers run, or ride, with the Olympic torch before Winter Olympic Games.

published on : 1st February 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korean and South Korean ice hockey players fraternize on same team

Photos of North Korean women's ice hockey players fraternising with their South Korean teammates are released by the Korea Sport and Olympic Committee and South Korean Unification Ministry

published on : 26th January 2018

North Korean hockey players cross borders for Olympics practice

The unified team of the Koreas' is the first for nearly three decades and entered wearing padded team jackets emblazoned with "DPR Korea".

published on : 25th January 2018

South Korea offers talks with Pyongyang ahead of Olympics

South Korea has offered to hold talks next week with North Korean officials to discuss how a delegation could attend the upcoming Winter Olympics.

published on : 2nd January 2018
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