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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Preparations for Rio Olympics going much better, says IOC's John Coates

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Reuters

    ... to send a team of around 476 athletes to Rio in 2016 and have retained the target of a finish in the top five of the medals table, a goal they failed to reach in London in 2012 when they finished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1567176/preparations-rio-olympics-going-much-better-says-iocs-john-coates
  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Tokyo Olympic bid is 'healing Japan's wounds'

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The 65-year-old- elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) prior to the London Olympics this year- added that the economic spin-off from winning the right to host the Games would also have ... conducted by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic bid committee, in co-operation with the Mitsubishi Research Institute, show that the Games would create more than 150,000 jobs nationwide." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1074342/tokyo-olympic-bid-healing-japans-wounds
  3. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Trawling for trash in Rio Games clean-up

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... and Paralympic sailing events will be held. At low tide, mountains of household refuse, old sofas and even washing machines are seen. An Associated Press analysis in November of more than a decade's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1400006/trawling-trash-rio-games-clean
  4. News - China - OLYMPICS

    How to raise Shanghai's profile? City must bid to host 2028 Olympics, official says

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 01:26pm by DARREN WEE

    ... and London have either hosted or made a bid to host the Games. “If Shanghai makes a bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics, the bidding process, and Shanghai’s transformation and upgrade … will help raise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1410232/how-raise-shanghais-profile-city-must-bid-host-2028-olympics-official
  5. Sport - OLYMPICS

    'London delivered on its promise'

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Agencies IOC chief Jacques Rogge is a happy man, saying the Games were 'fabulous' but he wants Britain to ride the wave of its success with a long-term sports plan 'London delivered on its promise' The London Games succeeded in refreshing the Olympic brand by injecting enthusiasm as organisers delivered on their promise to create an event tailor-made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/article/1008734/london-delivered-its-promise
  6. Sport - China - OLYMPICS

    China reflects after London Olympics, sees tough road to Rio

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in London Delegation chief says there's a lot of work to do before 2016, after a tumultuous Games in which the team's performance was 'satisfactory' China reflects, sees tough road to Rio China's sports mandarins had warned before the London Games that their athletes would struggle to match the table-topping gold medal haul they enjoyed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/china/article/1013793/china-reflects-after-london-olympics-sees-tough-road-rio
  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Gay US delegates a signal to Russia

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... headed the American delegation to the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 and First Lady Michelle Obama led US guests at the London Summer Games in 2012. If Russia doesn't have gay or lesbian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1385260/gay-us-delegates-signal-russia
  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Second time unlucky for elderly Tokyo man

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... the aquatics centre for the London 2012 Games, will have 80,000 seats compared to the current 50,000 and play a key role when Japan hosts the Rugby World Cup in 2019. Jinno, who grew up with nine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1314837/second-time-unlucky-elderly-tokyo-man
  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Fukushima no threat to 2020 Olympic bid, says Tsunekazu Takeda

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and water quality is safe. Also the data shows that the radiation level is the same as most cities, like Paris, London and New York. Our main focus is to deliver a great and safe Games" Takeda, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1302047/fukushima-no-threat-2020-olympic-bid-says-tsunekazu-takeda
  10. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... (2004), Beijing (2008) and London (2012), and Winter Games in Salt Lake City (2002), Turin (2006) and Vancouver (2010). Some were trickier than others: Salt Lake City came just months after ... and glorious' for London." Rogge is leaving his successor with two potentially difficult Games ahead. Apart from security worries and cost overruns, the build-up to the February 7-23 Sochi Games ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1305738/just-what-doctor-ordered

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