The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart.
Japanese officials undertook 'anti-terrorism' drills involving dogs trained to detect suspicious items, including explosives, at Tokyo Station on Wednesday as they ramp up security preparations for.. Reuters - Published
Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang's place in the 2020 Tokyo Games hinges on an appeal by WADA to overturn a decision by swimming's governing body FINA to clear Sun of wrongdoing during a random drug..
Nicola Adams, the two-time Olympic champion and current WBO flyweight world champion, has announced her retirement from boxing at the age of 37. Adams penned an open letter to her local newspaper, the..
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The second leak in two years along the Keystone pipeline was discovered in North Dakota Tuesday night. Business Insider reports the leak spilled half an Olympic-sized swimming pool's worth of crude oil..
Tour de France winner and double Olympic champion Geraint Thomas said he chatted about his new baby son with the Duke of Cambridge as the Welsh cyclist received an OBE at Buckingham Palace. Thomas, who..
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Russia should be hit with a four-year Olympic ban and barred from all world championships for the manipulation of data retrieved from a tainted Moscow laboratory, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).. Reuters - Published
The global governing body of athletics on Friday suspended the reinstatement process for Russia pending the resolution of charges imposed on its athletics federation for violating anti-doping rules,.. Reuters - Published
Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of leading sponsors of the Olympic Games with a nine year deal to help provide accommodation for the world's biggest sporting event and.. Reuters - Published
A former Olympic champion who had just been re-elected mayor of a big city in Hungary said he would resign following his involvement in a sex scandal that eroded support for the ruling Fidesz party in.. Reuters - Published
South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage.. Reuters - Published
Named after the Olympic flame when she was born days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Seiko Hashimoto has lived up to her name by taking part in seven Olympics and doing it in two.. Reuters - Published
When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long.. Reuters - Published
A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo criticized Seoul's complaint over a map of Japan on.. Reuters - Published
A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling.. Reuters - Published