LONDON 2012 GAMES

  • Singapore to replace US for hockey qualifiers January 27, 2012

    Lausanne: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced that Singapore will take the place of the United States at the hockey Olympic qualification tournament, to be held in New Delhi from February 1826. Singapore, currently ranked 41 in the world, were contacted to join the sixteam men's qualification group after the...
  • Facial recognition in use after riots August 12, 2011

    London: Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a senior police chief told The Associated Press on Thursday, with officers feeding photographs of suspects through Scotland Yard's newly updated facematching program. Chief Constable Andy Trotter of the British Transport...