Sydney Olympics my biggest regret: Pillay
May 17, 2007
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 29, 2014
International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates on Tuesday piled pressure on 2016 host Rio de Janeiro, blasting its preparations as the worst he has ever seen.
Yash Chawla | Friday September 6, 2013
For the wrestlers, the road to Buenos Aires hasn't been all rosy. 3 gold medallists from 2000 Sydney Olympics returned their medals to the world body FILA.
NDTVSports | Friday July 26, 2013
Thirty-two-year-old from Imphal was taking part in a 10-week CRPF training camp in Coimbatore when she died after complaining of stomach pains.
NDTVSports | Thursday July 25, 2013
Thirty-two-year-old from Imphal represented India in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and the 2002 Asian Games
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday February 26, 2013
The IOC's executive board voted earlier this month to cut wrestling from the list of confirmed sports for the 2020 Olympics, and the sport must now battle seven candidate disciplines for the sole remaining slot.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 1, 2013
Noe Hernandez, a Mexican who won the silver medal in race walking at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, lost his left eye and was in serious condition on Monday after being shot in the head in a bar, reports said.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday August 15, 2012
Australia's Olympic athletes were welcomed home by a big crowd at Sydney airport Wednesday, with Prime Minister Julia Gillard defending their achievements despite a poor medal haul.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 3, 2012
The "Thorpedo" won five gold medals, three in Sydney and two more in the Athens 2004 Games, including winning the gruelling 400m freestyle race twice.
Agence France-Presse | Monday July 2, 2012
The American scooped five gold medals in the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics after dominating the 200m and 400m since 1990.
NDTVSports | Thursday July 12, 2012
The Sydney Games were the biggest with 10,651 athletes competing in 300 events but despite their size they were recognised as the best organised.
ESPNCricinfo staff | Wednesday February 1, 2012
A punishing 72 from Matthew Wade and telling cameos with bat and ball from David Hussey delivered a 31-run victory for Australia over India in the first Twenty20 international at Stadium Australia in Sydney, which hosted events during the Olympics in 2000.
Associated Press | Saturday December 3, 2011
Serena Williams said on Friday that she and sister Venus are eager to go for their third Olympic gold together after victories at the 2000 Sydney and 2008 Beijing Games.
Commonwealth Games | Press Trust of India | Friday October 1, 2010
Indians may have felt let down when their nation was severely criticised for the chaos surrounding the Commonwealth Games, but they can take heart in the fact that a number of countries in the past had also faced similar criticism while hosting such mega sporting events.
Sports News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 15, 2010
Sydney missed out on a tourism and conventions bonanza by failing to build on its successful 2000 Olympics, a senior official said on Wednesday, tempering lavish 10-year anniversary celebrations.
Sports News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 25, 2010
Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari on Sunday demanded the sacking of Indian Weightlifting Federation Secretary Sahdev Yadav for not paying heed to her repeated complaints against coach Ramesh Malhotra, who has been suspended on charges of sexually harassing junior lifters.
Sports News | Associated Press | Monday December 14, 2009
The IAAF has amended its results to list disgraced Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou as winner of the 100 meters at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Sports News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday December 8, 2009
Katerina Thanou, who came second behind dope-tainted Marion Jones in the 100m event at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, has been denied the 100m gold medal by the International Olympic Committee.
Tuesday December 8, 2009
Katerina Thanou, who came second behind dope-tainted Marion Jones in the 100m event at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, has been denied the 100m gold medal by the I
Friday May 16, 2008
Sydney Olympics bronze medal winner weightlifter Karnam Malleswari was on Wednesday inducted into the governing body of National Anti Doping Agency.
Thursday October 11, 2007
Marion Jones returned the five medals she won at the Sydney Olympics on Monday, and agreed to forfeit other results dating back to September 1, 2000.
Wednesday October 10, 2007
Katerina Thanou's lawyer insists the Greek sprinter deserves the 100-meter gold medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics after finishing runner-up to Jones.
Tuesday October 9, 2007
Marion Jones admitted to doping before the 2000 Olympics in a recent letter to close family and friends
Sunday February 25, 2007
After India's win over Australia, former hockey players say this particular Indian team is the one which could do wonders in the Olympics next year.