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Other Sport 21 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rogge: Stop the bidding war

Olympic president Jacques Rogge has warned the five cities hoping to stage the 2012 Games to steer clear of igniting a bidding war.

Other Sport 13 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Italian stadiums face ban

The Italian government threatened to close some soccer stadiums on Monday after a total of 85 policemen were injured in clashes with fans across the country at the weekend.

Other Sport 08 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Only nine teams will vie for the Mayor’s Cup

0nly nine teams will compete for the Mayor's Cup in the inaugural Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam-Malaysia Volleyball Association (MBSA-MAVA) championship, which will be played at the MBSA volleyball hall in Section 4 here from April 13-17.

Other Sport 04 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bid leaders eye Oceania votes

The bid leaders of the five cities hoping to stage the 2012 Olympics left Australia yesterday after two days of lobbying to win a handful of votes that could swing the decision their way.

Other Sport 02 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bidding for the 2012 Olympic Games hots up in Brisbane

With the race to stage the 2012 Summer Games already one of the closest in Olympic history, the five bidding cities are leaving nothing to chance.

Other Sport 23 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Paris leading race for 2012 Olympics, says London mayor

Paris remains the favourite to host the 2012 Olympics, Ken Livingstone, the mayor of rival bidders London, said here on Monday.

Other Sport 13 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Bitter end for brilliant Barcelona

Barcelona were a joy to watch. They enjoyed 67% of possession, they caressed the ball lovingly, as if they owned it. But defensively they collapsed and an Icelander, an Englishman and an Irishman flattened them with the English brand of football, direct, to-the-point and brutally effective.

Other Sport 11 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Paris deserves 2012 Olympics, says Armstrong

American Lance Armstrong, record six-times winner of the Tour de France, believes Paris deserves to host the 2012 Olympics.

Other Sport 03 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

IOC survey a blow to New York 2012 Games bid

A private IOC poll into public support for the five cities vying for the right to hold the 2012 Olympics has delivered a blow to New York, one of the favourites.

Other Sport 24 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Stadium snag a worry for NY’s Olympic bid

New York's embattled plan for a US$1.4 billion 2012 Olympic Stadium became the centre of controversy here on Tuesday as an International Olympic Committee evaluation committee visited the proposed site.