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Sri Lankan cricket team to be felicitated by parliament on April 9, 2014

The parliament of Sri Lanka has organized a red carpet welcome to the country’s championship winning cricket team and the celebratory event will be held at the House on April 9, 2014. The winning team of the ICC T20 World Cup will be welcomed...
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Olympic team returns to South Korea from Sochi

Athletes from South Korea returned home from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, after two weeks of exciting competition in the Russian city. This time, the country had its biggest Winter Olympics delegation yet, with 71 athletes who were competing...
Lee Sang-hwa of South Korea waves after winning the women's 500 meters speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Lee Sang-hwa wins gold for South Korea at Sochi Winter Games

The famous speed skater from South Korea, Lee Sang-hwa won the gold medal in the women’s 500 meters at the Sochi Winter Games on February 11, 2014. Taking into consideration two races at Adler Arena Skating Center, Lee got a combined time...
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Xi Jinping to attend Winter Olympic Games’ opening ceremony in Russia

The president of China, Xi Jinping will be making his first foreign visit in 2014 to Russia. The president announced that he will be staying in Russia from February 6, 2014 until February 8, 2014 and will also be present at the opening ceremony...
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Japan launches 2020 Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee

Preparations for the upcoming 2020 Olympics and Paralympics have begun and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Japanese Olympic Committee have formed the organizing committee for the 2020 Olympics on January 24, 2014. Yoshiro Mori, the...
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Wang Meng to miss 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi due to injury

Chinese short track speed skater Wang Meng – who is a four-time Olympic champion – might have to miss the 2014 Sochi Winter Games. Meng sustained a serious ankle injury on February 6, 2014. The famous skater has been diagnosed with...
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Sachin Tendulkar plays last test of his career

Veteran Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on November 14, 2013 entered the grounds of the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to bat the first innings of his 200th and final Test. This will be the last match that the veteran will be playing and came...
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Sachin Tendulkar to retire from Test cricket by the end of 2013

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar – who is considered to be the God of Cricket – is all set to retire in the near future. The news of his retirement was expected soon, but when the news actually broke, the sense of sadness and disappointment...
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Kansai region not excited about Tokyo hosting 2020 Olympics

The Japanese city of Tokyo is still in a celebratory mood over landing the 2020 Summer Olympics. On the other hand, some people in Osaka are not as excited about the Kansai region considering a future bid for the games. Most people in Japan...

South Korea and Japan to cooperate on 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games

The Olympic Committee president of Japan, Tsunekazu Takeda and the South Korean Olympic Committee president Kim Jung-Haeng have agreed to put the diplomatic issues between the two countries aside and will work together in order to make a success...