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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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More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
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In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
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