"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
The International Olympic committee will decide the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday in Kuala Lumpur. The IOC members will choose
The International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation commission visited the proposed venues and sites in Beijing on Tuesday. Headed by Russian member
Beijing officials on Tuesday handed over their bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics. Dozens of boxes containing Beijing’s financial and construction
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that an immediate review into possible sport and venue changes for the 2018 and 2020 Games
The head of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Kim Jin-Sun has resigned from his position.
Jin-Sun said he believes the committee needs new
After weeks of negativity about security and costs, the Winter Games came to a close in Sochi on Sunday with initial criticism giving way to stories
The Sochi Winter Olympics have ended in a historic triumph for the host country. Russia has topped the board with 33 medals: 13 gold, 11 silver, 9
The Winter Games in Sochi are coming to an end, and on the penultimate day of the Olympics seven sets of medals were at stake.
Ukraine produced a stunning performance to clinch the women’s 4×6-kilometer biathlon relay on Friday, their first gold medal at the Sochi
Our Sochi Winter Olympics roundup for Day 15 starts with a story which appears to be dividing the Ukrainian Team.
Some members have reportedly
Veteran Ted Ligety produced yet another flawless run to clinch the giant slalom at the Sochi Games on Wednesday, becoming the first American man to
In the women’s biathlon, Belarus’ Daria Domracheva is fast becoming one of the standout performers of the Sochi games after Monday’s
The first of Sunday’s medals in Sochi were in Alpine skiing in Super-G track. Gold went to Norway, but not round the neck of Aksel
Day eight of the Winter Olympics brought more warm sunshine to the Black Sea coast where there were seven finals.
In Alpine skiing, Austrian Anna
Martin Fourcade of France produced a masterful performance to win the men’s biathlon 20 kilometre race to add another gold to his collection in Sochi
The fifth day of competition in Sochi will go down in the history books as for the first time ever at a Winter Olympics an Alpine skiing gold medal
Switzerland’s Dominique Gisin and Slovenia’s Tina Maze tied for women’s downhill gold on Wednesday in a thrilling first for Olympic Alpine skiing
One of the most highly-anticipated events of the Games is the men’s Ice Hockey tournament.
Russia and its NHL stars such as Ovechkin, Datsuk and
Austria’s Matthias Mayer produced a stunning performance to take gold in the men’s Olympic downhill in Sochi on Sunday.
The 23-year-old, competing
Tickets for the Winter Olympics appear to be as difficult to come by as winning a gold medal.
Hundreds of fans have been queuing daily at the