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Rio launches <strong>Olympic</strong> stadium tender

Rio launches Olympic stadium tender

31 Oct 2014

Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about  USD 21.8 million) revamp of the city's 2016 Olympic athletics stadium.

Rio de Janeiro,   Rio,   2016 Olympics,   athletics stadium,   Rio Olympics,   Brazil,  
<strong>Olympic</strong> sports can learn a lot from cricket, says Rahul Dravid

Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket, says Rahul Dravid

28 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Batting on a different wicket as member of Target Olympic Podium, a scheme initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal count at various international events, the Karnataka batsman who came to be known as The Wall for his batting resilience, said: "Sport is sport and performance at elite level is performance at elite level. There is a lot that cricket can learn from performances of other athletes.

Target Olympic Podium,   Ministry of Sports,   cricket,   Rahul Dravid,  
Windies walk-out a collapse of governance

Windies walk-out a collapse of governance

25 Oct 2014

Kingston (Jamaica): Former Jamaican prime minister PJ Patterson has described the West Indies' walk-out of the India tour as "humiliation" and says it has exposed "a total collapse of a governance system" in the administration of the game by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Kingston,   Jamaica,   Former Jamaican prime minister,   PJ Patterson,   West Indies,   walk-out,   India tour,  
Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA secy Mehta

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA secy Mehta

24 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta on Friday said that the move is an insult to the nation.

AIBA,   boxer Sarita Devi,   Adille J Sumariwalla,   Indian Olympic Association,   IOA,   Rajeev Mehta,  
Work advances at Rio 2016 venues

Work advances at Rio 2016 venues

17 Oct 2014

Rio de Janeir: The construction work at three Rio 2016 venues is in progress as the city steps up its Olympic preparations, local organizers have said.

Rio Olympics,   2016 Olympics,   2016 Olympic destination,   Rio Olympic Arena,   ,  
Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Sarita

Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Sarita

22 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal,   Indian Olympic Association,   L Sarita Devi,   Indian woman boxer,  
Australia gears up to welcome Modi

Australia gears up to welcome Modi

21 Oct 2014

Melbourne: Preparations are in full swing in Australia to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will address a huge gathering of Indian diaspora in Sydney on November 17, which may recreate the Madision Square moment.

Australia,   Modi,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Indian diaspora,   Sydney,   November 17,   Olympic Park,   G20 Leaders summit,  
Rio begins work to clean <strong>Olympic</strong> sailing waters

Rio begins work to clean Olympic sailing waters

11 Oct 2014

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state water utility, Cedae has begun work on a new sewage system designed to reduce pollution at the 2016 Olympic sailing venue.

Rio de Janeiro,   Brazil,   state water utility,   Cedae,  sewage system,   pollution,   2016 Olympic,   sailing venue,  
Spencer, James grab headlines in Birmingham

Spencer, James grab headlines in Birmingham

25 Aug 2014

Birmingham: Jamaican Kaliese Spencer raced to her second fastest time of the year while Grenada's Olympic champion Kirani James also cruised, as they racked up wins in the Birmingham Grand Prix in Birmingham.

Birmingham,   Jamaican,   Kaliese Spencer,   second fastest time,   Grenada's Olympic champion,   Kirani James,   Birmingham Grand Prix,  
Blake beats Bolt again to secure <strong>Jamaican</strong> sprint double

Blake beats Bolt again to secure Jamaican sprint double

02 Jul 2012

Yohan Blake set himself up as the man to beat in London with a stunning 200 meters victory, beating world record holder Usain Bolt for a second time in three days to bring the Jamaican Olympic trials to an explosive conclusion on Sunday.

Yohan Blake,   Usain Bolt,   Jamaican Olympic trials,   London Olympics 2012,  

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