By C. Rajshekhar Rao AP Sports Writer NEW DELHI (AP) – The Indian Boxing Federation’s suspension will not be lifted after it failed to call fresh elections needed for it to return to the international fold.
IOC member says India running out of time
By C. Rajshekhar Rao AP Sports Writer NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Indian Olympic official says the suspended Indian Olympic Association is running out of time to clean up its administration before next year’s major sporting events.
Youthful voice: “A look into this year’s Olympics”
The Summer Olympic Games have been around since the 1896 Games in Athens, Greece. Since then, the United States have won a total of 929 gold medals, while China has only won a total of 163 gold medals. Though China received the most gold medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics, the total amount is still far from the amount of medals received by the United States …
Tokyo again wants Olympics to heal national crisis
By Graham Dunbar The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Tokyo wants to host a Summer Olympics for the second time, so that the games can again help speed up Japan’s recovery from a national crisis.
China leaves underage gymnast in the cold
Used, perhaps abused and now tossed away. Chinese officials’ treatment of Olympic gymnast Dong Fangxiao, found to have been underage when China fielded her at the Sydney Games in 2000, really makes the blood boil.
Hiroshima, Nagasaki to bid for 2020 Olympics
TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshima and Nagasaki — sites of atomic bombings in World War II — are teaming up to make a bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics that will emphasize world peace.