When the athletes march into the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics next month, one flag you won't be seeing is the green, white, and saffron of India. Four Indian skiers will be participating in the games as independent athletes, but they won't be able to formally represent their country, since the Indian Olympic Association has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee since 2012.
A minimum target of three medals has been set - with as many as seven a possibility
Even their own coach says he would only wear them at ‘a bad-taste party’
The company made the decision after it apologised for the advert on Monday
Former Olympic sprinter Craig Pickering has turned his back on track athletics to go for British gold at the Sochi Winter Games next February. He explains all to Phil Medlicott
Scotland's David Murdoch has been selected to skip the Great Britain rink at the Winter Olympics in Sochi next February.
TV sports presenter will anchor up to 100 hours of programming from Sochi next February
Mr Monteith, 31, was found dead at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel
These supervised rooms for drug consumption might seem like the cutting edge, but until drug treatment is viewed as a health issue, they're unlikely to be successful
Not for the first time, the beat of the betting tom-tom has proved accurate.
At 5ft 3in, she too frail to be a speed skater. Yet she’s the one to beat in World Championships – and she likes it that way
Shelley Rudman rose to the occasion once again yesterday as she was crowned world skeleton champion in St Moritz after beating her rivals by more than half a second.
Cities hit by last summer's riots have fallen down a league table of the best places in the world for living conditions, a new study has revealed.
This Pacific city is producing some of Canada's best craft beers, says John Lee
Television coverage of Olympic rowing and canoeing will be revolutionised over the next fortnight following the development of the world's longest cable-camera.
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