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Armstrong stripped of Olympic medal
International Olympic Committee sends cyclist a letter asking for return of bronze from Sydney games due to doping.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 14:29 GMT
Saudi women to compete at London Olympics
Gulf kingdom will send a judoka and an 800m runner after successful talks with the International Olympic Committee.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2012 22:25 GMT
Pistorius selected for London Games
Oscar Pistorius will become first double amputee to compete at Olympics after selection in South African 4x400 relay.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2012 13:04 GMT
Saudis allow women to compete at Olympics
Saudi Arabia has given the go-ahead for female athletes to participate at the London Games for the first time.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2012 15:34 GMT
Keeping the Olympics and politics apart
After controversial advert is aired, the Argentine Olympic Committee tell IOC they do not intend to politicise Games.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 16:24 GMT
Iraqi athletes look ahead to the Olympics
Training has been horrific for Iraq's athletes but they are still driven to put in strong performances at London Games.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2012 19:42 GMT
Pistorius is fired up for the Olympics
Not everyone agrees that Oscar Pistorius should race with able-bodied sprinters but that doesn't bother him.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2011 22:02 GMT
Christchurch question for World Cup
New Zealand premier hopes earthquake-hit city can host rugby matches but organisers say it's too early to speculate.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2011 08:40 GMT
Top athletes desert Delhi Games
Fear of disease contributes to withdrawal of several big names as ability of Commonwealth Games to go ahead in doubt.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2010 08:15 GMT
Semenya to run for South Africa
Caster Semenya named in Commonwealth squad after announcing Diamond League debut.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2010 12:56 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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