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Other Sport 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

English clubs are now good buys

The news on Wednesday that the Thai prime minister was contemplating a bid to buy Fulham, a century-old London soccer club, was coupled with a report that a Saudi Arabian sheikh might come to the rescue of Leeds, an ailing team in the north of England.

Other Sport 17 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Shooting champion Grozdeva withdraws boycott threat

SOFIA (Reuters) - Double Olympic shooting champion Maria Grozdeva has withdrawn her threat to boycott the London Games after Bulgaria's Prime Minister guaranteed funding for her preparations.

Other Sport 17 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Shooting champion Grozdeva withdraws boycott threat

SOFIA (Reuters) - Double Olympic shooting champion Maria Grozdeva has withdrawn her threat to boycott the London Games after Bulgaria's Prime Minister guaranteed funding for her preparations.

Other Sport 30 Jan 2014 | 2:32 AM

Britain's Cameron won't attend Russia's Sochi Winter Olympics

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will not attend next month's Winter Olympics in Russia, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding his schedule meant it was not possible and that British leaders did not usually go to the event.

Other Sport 20 Jun 2019 | 10:31 PM

Olympics: Swedish PM to attend IOC vote to back Stockholm 2026 Games bid

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven will attend an International Olympic Committee vote next week to back Stockholm's candidacy to land the 2026 Winter Olympics, bid officials said on Thursday.

Other Sport 19 Jun 2019 | 7:22 PM

Olympics: Italian PM Conte will attend 2026 Games vote to back Milan - source

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will attend an International Olympic Committee vote on Monday to support Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo's bid to land the 2026 winter Games, a source within the Italian Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.

Athletics 07 Aug 2018 | 2:29 PM

Olympics-Tokyo 2020 chief asks Abe to consider daylight savings

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori said on Tuesday he had met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to call on him to consider implementing daylight savings time amid concerns about athlete safety during the Games.

Other Sport 24 Jan 2018 | 10:27 AM

Japan PM Abe says to attend Pyeongchang Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, after reports he would not attend due to a dispute over "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels.

Cricket 28 Oct 2017 | 1:17 AM

Cricket - Pakistan welcomes end of isolation from internationals

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Even Pakistan's prime minister did not believe it could happen but when Sri Lanka visit the eastern city of Lahore on Sunday for a T20 match, the hosts will celebrate the end of eight years of isolation from international cricket.

Other Sport 17 Sep 2013 | 5:17 PM

Tuilagi apologises to Cameron for 'bunny ears' gesture

LONDON (Reuters) - Lions rugby centre Manu Tuilagi has apologised for making a 'bunny ears' gesture behind the head of British Prime Minister David Cameron in a photocall at 10 Downing Street.