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China will be ready. Will India be?

In less than two years, Beijing will host the 29th Olympic Games. Pierre de Coubertin, the French founder of the modern Games, had coined a motto for this important world event: 'It is less......

10 positive things about the events in Tibet

An event which may look negative at first sight can also trigger positive collaterals. We have listed 10 encouraging aspects of the recent unrest in Tibet and the subsequent Chinese muscled......

In Tibet, China dishonours Olympic spirit

What had to happen happened! As in 1959, 1987 or again in 1989, riots have erupted in Lhasa and other provinces of Tibet. The repression (and it is only a beginning) is said to be ferocious. But......

Cricket: Creator & Destroyer

Whenever I have gone to Pakistan to coverpolitical happenings there, I havealways been struck by the fact that a Pakistani Punjabi from Lahore strikingly resembles an Indian Punjabi from Delhi......

Saina rallies into Round 3 of World Championships

Saina Nehwal staged a splendid recovery to enter the third round of the World Badminton Championships at the Pierre de Coubertin stadium in Paris on Wednesday.The world No 2 Indian ace, seeded......

French Open: Shuttler Kashyap retires in pre-quarters

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap bowed out of the men's singles event of French Open on Thursday after he retired in the third game of his second round match against Rajiv Ouseph of......

French Open: Prannoy shocks Lin; Saina, Kashyap in second round

IMAGE: India's HS Prannoy in action. Photograph: Getty Images Indian shuttler HS Prannoy stunned reigning Olympic champion Lin Dan of China while Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap......

French Open: Parupalli Kashyap stuns world No. 4, easy for Saina

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap stunned world No. 4 Kenichi Tago of Japan by posting a straight-game victory in the first round ofthe men's singles......

Russian torchbearer dies after carrying flame in Sochi relay

A torchbearer died of a heart attack after carrying the Olympic flame as part of Russia's torch relay leading up to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in February, an official said on Monday. Vadim......
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de Coubertin and the genesis of the Modern Games

Coubertin established the International Olympic Committee and served as its president for many years. ...

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Frenchman Coubertin's heart beat for Olympics

Coubertin, who was born into an aristocratic family in 1863, was mature beyond his age as a child. He was deeply affected by the crushing loss... ...

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An Olympian mirage

Why the fuss over Leander Paes seventh Olympics seems like a throwback to an earlier, less aspirational age The news that Michael Phelps will go to... ...

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IAAF makes the perfect move

Christopher Clarey, June 26, 2016, New York Times News Service By deciding to keep the ban on Russian federation, the world body scores a point... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/554356/iaaf-makes-perfect-move.html
Parliamentary Secretary Stephane Lauzon to Address 43rd Sports Quebec Gala

From the Wires May. 24, 2016 01:56 PM MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 05/24/16 -- Stephane Lauzon, Parliamentary Secretary for Sport... ...

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