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Pakistan and Ecuador Threatened with IOC Ban (Olympics)

Pakistan and Ecuador Threatened with IOC Ban (Olympics)

Friday, May 31, 2013 9:12

Pakistan and Ecuador have been threatened with suspension from the Olympic family due to political interference in their national Olympic Committees. [caption id="attachment_31021" align="alignright" width="281"] Olympics[/caption] Neither country has been suspended but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) released a ...

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Olympics Sparkle at Height of Magical British Summer

Olympics Sparkle at Height of Magical British Summer

Monday, December 17, 2012 10:32

London defied Britain's wettest summer for 100 years, potential transport and security chaos and a depressed economy to stage a marvellous 2012 Olympics during a magical year for British sport. [caption id="attachment_28129" align="alignright" width="270"] Olympics[/caption] Over the past century ...

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Olympic Torch Heads to London as Countdown Enters Final Week (Sports)

Olympic Torch Heads to London as Countdown Enters Final Week (Sports)

Saturday, July 21, 2012 10:51

The Olympic torch arrives in London on Friday a week before the Games begin, and organisers hope the media's focus will shift from security fiascos, travel disruptions, strike threats and poor weather to the thrill of the sporting contest....

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Pakistan Hockey squad placed in Pool A (Olympics)

Pakistan Hockey squad placed in Pool A (Olympics)

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 12:13

The London Olympics Organizing Committee, together with the International Hockey Federation (FIH), on Tuesday unveiled the London Olympic Hockey 2012 competition schedule be held in London from July 30 to August 11....

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Olympic Torch Handed Over to London Delegation (Sports)

Olympic Torch Handed Over to London Delegation (Sports)

Friday, May 18, 2012 11:49

The Olympic torch was formally handed over from Greece to organisers of the London 2012 Olympic Games in a ceremony here on Thursday. In damp weather at the Panathenaic Stadium that hosted the 1896 Olympics, the torch was ...

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London Olympics 2012 Begins 100 Day Countdown

London Olympics 2012 Begins 100 Day Countdown

Thursday, April 19, 2012 9:21

London Olympic organisers stressed the importance of creating a legacy from the Games on Wednesday as they started the 100-day countdown by unveiling the event's motto: "Inspire a generation". The milestone was marked by celebrations ...

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