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Rajya Sabha adjourned amid disruptions by BSP, SP

Bahujan Samaj Party and Samajparty Party, which support the United Progressive Alliance from outside, on Wednesday created repeated obstructions in Rajya Sabha, prompting an angry Bharatiya Janata......

IOC tightens control over Rio 2016 preparations

The International Olympic Committee has announced a series of measures including a stronger presence in Rio de Janeiro to monitor progress and speed up lagging preparations for the 2016 Olympics,......

'Shocked' Ukraine Olympic chief Bubka urges end to violence

Ukrainian Olympic Committee chief and former pole vault champion Sergey Bubka on Wednesday called for an end to violence in his country as Ukraine's athletes struggled to focus on competing at the......

IOC eyes Games revamp as Sochi opening nears

While Sochi scrambles to get ready in time for Friday's opening ceremony, the International Olympic Committee cast its eyes past the most expensive Games ever staged and began to look for ways of......

Gay rights row: U.N. tells Russia to stop discrimination

The U.N. General Assembly called on Wednesday for an international truce during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia and urged Moscow "to promote social inclusion without discrimination" amid outrage......

Indian Olympic Association should accept IOC directive: Randhir Singh

International Olympic Committee's member in India Randhir Singh on Wednesday asked the officials of suspended Indian Olympic Association to accept the IOC's directive to bar charge-framed persons......

  People speak for international olympic committee wednesday

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Q. Olympics on way. And this time Carrying the Torch in India was a big News Item. But can you please tell me when was the The first Olympic Games started?
:  A. The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were celebrated in 1896 in Athens, Greece. These games were the first...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/olympics-on-way.-and-this-time-carrying-the-torch-in-india-w//answers/7741173

Uma Maheswar
Q. where was the first olympics games played
Uma Maheswar:  A. The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. These games were the first modern...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-was-the-first-olympics-games-played/7740993/answers/6038633

  Web results for International Olympic Committee Wednesday
Argentine football chief Grondona dies

BUENOS AIRES: Julio Grondona, the veteran president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) and FIFA vice-president, died on Wednesday at the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/top-stories/Argentine-football-chief-Grondona-dies/articleshow/39314029.cms
BFI to take up 'patka row' at FIBA Asia meet

The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) will take up the 'patka row' at the general council meeting of the International Basketball Federation... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-84289.html
Bishan Singh Bedi

"This is plain and obnoxious ignorance from organisers in China. They have no right to organise any tournament if they are so ignorant about social... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report-headgear-is-must-for-all-sikhs-bishan-singh-bedi-2004825
Turban issue irks Sports Ministry

Sports Minister Sarbanda Sanowal said he was "shocked and outraged" at the incident of two Sikh basketball players Amritpal Singh and Amjyot Singh... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/421452/turban-issue-irks-sports-ministry.html
Interview - World Cup will inspires …

By By | Reuters By Michael Hann GLASGOW (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro will host a successful Olympic Games in 2016 after the World Cup showed... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/interview-world-cup-inspires-rio-olympics-says-iocs-220654899--spt.html

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