Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympic Games. Rio beat off the challenges of Madrid, Tokyo and Chicago in a vote by International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegates at the IOC Session in Copenhagen Friday.
Friday, October 02, 2009 10:32:07 PM
Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) Chicago and Tokyo were eliminated Friday in the first and second rounds of International Olympic Committee voting to choose the 2016 Games host city.
Friday, October 02, 2009 9:13:29 PM
Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) Chicago lobbyist US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama were upstaged by a passionate Rio de Janeiro bid urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to bring the Olympics to South America for the first time in 2016.
Friday, October 02, 2009 8:17:57 PM
London, Oct 2 (DPA) Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor was fined 25,000 pounds ($40,000) but escaped suspension over his controversial goal celebration against Arsenal.
Friday, October 02, 2009 8:03:10 PM
London, Oct 2 (DPA) Portsmouth owner Sulaiman al Fahim was admitted to a hospital in Dubai and will undergo a surgery Friday to remove kidney stones.
Friday, October 02, 2009 8:03:00 PM
Vitoria (Spain), Oct 2 (DPA) Pirates Friday hijacked a Spanish fishing vessel in the Indian Ocean about 600 km off the Somali coast, Basque regional agriculture and fishing official Pilar Unzalu said.
Friday, October 02, 2009 7:02:00 PM
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Rumer Willis, the 21-year-old daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, says she is 'ready and waiting' to get stuck into her first girl-on-girl sex scene.
Friday, October 02, 2009 6:39:45 PM
London, Oct 2 (IANS) The search engine Google Friday decorated its home page with a sketch of Mahatma Gandhi on his 140th birth anniversary.
Friday, October 02, 2009 5:52:34 PM
Geneva, Oct 2 (IANS) The global community needs to urgently address the marginalisation of the world's poorest countries while discussing ways out of the economic meltdown, says Ujal Singh Bhatia, India's ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Friday, October 02, 2009 5:45:11 PM
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Michael Jackson's face was disfigured with bizarre tattoos on his lips, scalp and around his eyes, reveals his autopsy report that also gives details of the many scars on his body.
Friday, October 02, 2009 5:40:04 PM
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