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International Olympic Committee (IOC) warns Pakistan of possible suspension

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. -- Photo by AFP-File

  BELEK: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday warned Pakistan that the country’s Olympic committee will be suspended in July unless it complies with rules banning government interference. The IOC had set a previous deadline of December 1 for Pakistan to show that its Olympic committee and sports federations ...

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Misery on ice for stony-faced Putin as Russia lose thrilling contest to their old foes after Oshie’s penalty heroics seals win for USA


Vladimir Putin came, but the Russian president may have wished he hadn’t bothered as TJ Oshie helped the USA to a dramatic victory over Russia on penalty shots at the Bolshoi Ice Dome. The St Louis Blues centre scored four of six penalty shots to seal as dramatic a game ...

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Germany’s Thomas Bach elected new President of International Olympic Committee


German Thomas Bach has been elected as the new President of the International Olympic Committee. Bach, who was favourite to win the vote in Buenos Aires, replaces Jacques Rogge, who has stepped down after 12 years in the role. There were six candidates – Bach, who was Germany’s national Olympic ...

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Athletics Usain Bolt may take part in next year’s Commonwealth Games

Usain Bolt is keen to take part in Glasgow

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt says he “wants to be a part” of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next year. And the Jamaican, a six-time Olympic gold medal winner, says he is also reconsidering his plans to retire from the sport after the 2016 Games in Rio De Janeiro. Bolt ...

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London legacy Olympic and world champion

Helen Glover joins Nissan at the launch of the new Note at Eton Dorney (www.nissan.co.uk)

We speak to Olympic and world champion Helen Glover about the effect London 2012 has had on the sport of rowing In all the euphoria that followed Team GB’s achievements at London 2012 it is often forgotten that the wait for the first home gold medal was a nervous and ...

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Tina Weirather, Marcel Hirscher maintain good skiing form Sochi Olympics

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Tina Weirather outclassed the field to win a giant slalom in Val d’Isere, France on Sunday (CNN) — Tina Weirather is one to watch at the Sochi Olympics. Weirather won a maiden World Cup giant slalom in Val d’Isere on Sunday and also extended her lead in the overall standings. She ...

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