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Mavericks owner rips IOC after injury – report

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. AFP FILE PHOTO

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban blasted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the wake of NBA star Paul George suffering a broken right leg playing for the US national team.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured FIBA articles,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

IOC: ‘Only a small hiccup here or there’ for Sochi

President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach. AP

IOC President Thomas Bach says things are going smoothly in Sochi with only a “small hiccup here or there” heading into Friday’s opening ceremony of the Winter Games.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Indians to compete under Olympic flag in Sochi

Luger Shiva Keshavan. AP File Photo

India athletes will compete under the Olympic flag — not their national flag — at next month’s Winter Games in Sochi.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Navratilova urges Olympic body over gay rights

In this photo provided by the United Nations, U.S. Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova addresses a discussion on the theme, “Sport comes out against homophobia,” held in observance of Human Rights Day at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Navratilova and former NBA player Jason Collins appeared at the U.N. to urge world sports bodies like the International Olympic Committee and FIFA to do more to support gay athletes during a special event celebrating International Human Rights Day. AP/The United Nations, Eskinder Debebe

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova hit out at the IOC on Tuesday, accusing the Olympic body of “putting their head in the sand” over gay rights.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Lance Armstrong’s medal back with IOC

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The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it had disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s 2000 bronze medal in its possession, 10 months after demanding that he give it back.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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