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  • Olympics: Rio preparations blasted as worst ever

    Olympics: Rio preparations blasted as worst ever

    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.

  • The day of reckoning for Indian wrestling

    The day of reckoning for Indian wrestling

    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.

  • Manipuri Olympian judoka Brojeshori Devi died of pregnancy complications

    Manipuri Olympian judoka Brojeshori Devi died of pregnancy complications

    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.

  • Manipur mourn Olympian judoka Lourembam Brojeshori Devi's death

    Manipur mourn Olympian judoka Lourembam Brojeshori Devi's death

    Thirty-two-year-old from Imphal represented India in the 2000 Sydney Olympics and the 2002 Asian Games

  • Another Olympic gold-winning wrestler returns medal in protest

    Another Olympic gold-winning wrestler returns medal in protest

    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.

  • Mexican Olympic medalist shot in head

    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.

  • London 2012: Aussie athletes arrive home to praise

    London 2012: Aussie athletes arrive home to praise

    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.

  • Ian Thorpe (Australia)

    Ian Thorpe (Australia)

    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.

  • Michael Johnson (USA)

    Michael Johnson (USA)

    The American scooped five gold medals in the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics after dominating the 200m and 400m since 1990.

  • Olympics History: 2000 SYDNEY

    Olympics History: 2000 SYDNEY

    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.

  • Australia thump India in opening T20I

    Australia thump India in opening T20I

    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...

  • Venus, Serena aim to defend Olympic doubles title

    Venus, Serena aim to defend Olympic doubles title

    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.

  • CWG organisers in the past too faced criticism

    CWG organisers in the past too faced criticism

    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 ...

  • Olympics: Sydney 'failed to capitalise' on 2000 Games

    Olympics: Sydney 'failed to capitalise' on 2000 Games

    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.

  • Malleswari wants IWF secretary sacked

    Malleswari wants IWF secretary sacked

    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 charge...

  • Thanou declared 100m winner of Sydney Games

    The IAAF has amended its results to list disgraced Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou as winner of the 100 meters at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

  • Thanou declared 100m winner of Sydney Games

    Thanou declared 100m winner of Sydney Games

    The IAAF has amended its results to list disgraced Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou as winner of the 100 meters at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

  • Thanou denied Marion Jones' gold medal

    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.

  • Thanou denied Marion Jones' gold medal

    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

  • Malleswari inducted in NADA governing body

    Malleswari inducted in NADA governing body

    Sydney Olympics bronze medal winner weightlifter Karnam Malleswari was on Wednesday inducted into the governing body of National Anti Doping Agency.

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