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Other Sport 07 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Discovery Channel go green on Tour

The famous Discovery Channel 'blue train' will not be making an appearance at this year's Tour de France because the team have gone green - in more ways than one.

Other Sport 02 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Maldives eyes floating homes, golf course as sea levels rise

COLOMBO: The Maldives faces the threat of extinction from rising sea levels, but the government said yesterday it was looking to the future with plans to build homes and a golf course that float.

Other Sport 17 Jan 2014 | 8:47 PM

Sochi residents blame Games for ecological damage

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - The first warning of the problems that eventually swept away Irina Vorochkova's house near Russia's Olympic city of Sochi came when the garden began shifting, then the ground slid away downhill towards a river.

Other Sport 03 Oct 2014 | 12:52 AM

Performance cars muscle greener vehicles off stage at Paris show

PARIS (Reuters) - High-performance sports cars are muscling greener competitors off the exhibition stands at this week’s Paris auto show.

Other Sport 20 Aug 2016 | 5:42 AM

Exxon touts clean tech in Olympic ads as climate pressure grows

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp is running television advertisements at the Rio Olympics to showcase its work on clean energy, a high-profile blitz as the company faces pressure over global warming in an intense year of climate politics.

Other Sport 31 Jan 2017 | 6:23 PM

Exclusive - Green Paris bid pledges to slash carbon emissions

BERLIN (Reuters) - The Paris 2024 Olympics bid committee is proposing a strong eco-friendly plan that will slash carbon emissions by more than half compared to the last two Games in London and Rio.

Rugby 23 May 2018 | 8:37 AM

Olympics - Taxi! Tokyo tackles tourist boom with accessible cab

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo's taxi industry is undergoing some radical changes as Japan, already dealing with unprecedented levels of tourism, gears up to host two major sporting events in the next 26 months.

Football 21 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Hosting major sporting events has its benefits to a country

DOHA: Is it worth the money to host major sporting events?

Football 25 Sep 2019 | 4:49 AM

UEFA to plant 600,000 trees to offset carbon emissions from Euro 2020

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - European football's governing body UEFA said it will plant 600,000 trees across 12 countries as part of its commitment to offset carbon emissions from travel to next year's expanded European Championships but conceded it may have to do more.