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Taiwan's Wu confirms IOC bid
Taiwanese boxing chief becomes second Asian candidate to run for presidency of International Olympic Committee.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 11:38 GMT
MCC back Twenty20 as Olympic sport
It cannot feature in the Olympic Games until 2024, but there is growing momentum to include Twenty20 cricket in event.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2013 13:58 GMT
Wrestlers prepare for their biggest fight
Following the IOC's decision to drop wrestling from 2020 Games, the world's top wrestlers plan to muscle in on decision.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 16:18 GMT
Wrestling wrestled out of 2020 Olympics
The International Olympic Committee confirms wrestling is no longer one of its 25 'core sports' from 2020 onwards.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 15:19 GMT
Four Athens competitors stripped of medals
Ukrainian shot put champion Yuriy Bilonog is stripped of gold after samples stored for eight years are found positive.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 20:39 GMT
Rogge backs four-year doping ban
International Olympic Committee head in favour of doubling the length of doping bans to keep cheats out of the Games.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 13:50 GMT
Armstrong case ‘tip of the iceberg’
World Anti-Doping Agency chief warns against complacency saying his organisation is not 'winning the fight' on doping.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 20:00 GMT
South Korean footballer escapes draft
Authorities back Park Jong-woo after footballer displays political slogan during Olympic bronze medal match.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 10:35 GMT
London ends Olympics on extravagant notes
Dazzling three-hour closing ceremony featured music legends and contemporary pop stars before handing off to Rio 2016.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 18:49 GMT
Belarusian shot putter stripped of gold
Nadzeya Ostapchuk is first athlete stripped of a medal at the Games after testing positive for banned anabolic steroid.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2012 11:34 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
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Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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