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Big questions still loom over the Tokyo Olympics postponement (Photo: AFP)

A history of war: When has the last time that the Olympics were cancelled?

The Olympic Games has suffered political boycotts (Moscow 1980) and terrorism (Munich 1972), but it has only ever been cancelled due to outbreaks of war.

Published on 25th March 2020
March 22, 1958 file photo: Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg (PA via AP)

Harry Gregg, Munich air crash hero and Manchester United goalkeeping great, dies at age 87

Harry Gregg - hailed as a hero for saving lives in the air crash which killed eight of Manchester United's 'Busby Babes' in Munich - has died at the age of 87.

Published on 17th February 2020
This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from 'Game of Thrones.' The final season premieres on Sunday. (HBO via AP)

Algorithm to predict Game of Thrones deaths made by students at Munich university

Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application to predict which characters are most likely to survive to the end of its final season.

Published on 13th April 2019
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Travel special: Kick back in style at the coolest lounge bars this season

Spanning spectacular chill out pads across the world, here’s where you get to ingest  the finest spirits at stunning luxury lounge bars, and their seductive environs, for grand  sunset celebrations. 

Published on 3rd August 2018

All aboard the chug-chug train: The real Oktoberfest in Munich

Come September, Munich wears festive colours and it’s time to drink freshly brewed beer, dine on Bavarian delicacies, sway to folk music, and dance till you drop. By S Srinivasa Raghavan

Published on 23rd September 2017
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Munich Oktoberfest begins amid strict security measures

The Munich Oktoberfest, the world's biggest beer festival, has begun amid heightened security measures.

Published on 17th September 2017

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