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Terror drill at London Olympics village


May 11th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Special anti-terror troops fired live bullets "to add to a sense of reality" during a full-scale drill at the Olympic Games village in London, officials said.Troops ... Read more...

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US offers aircraft carrier for London Olympics’ security


October 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) The US has offered to send an aircraft carrier to be stationed off the British coast and boost security during the 2012 London Olympics, it was reported here ... Read more...

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1972 Munich survivors back Kiwi team committing for Delhi CWG


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 3(ANI): Two survivors of the 1972 Munich Olympics terror attack, which claimed the lives of 11 Israeli team members, have backed the New Zealand team for committing to the Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games could be new Munich massacre, says Oz Olympic legend


August 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 19(ANI): Australian Olympic legend Dawn Fraser has urged international athletes to boycott the Delhi Commonwealth Games saying that the organisers may not be equipped to prevent a repeat of the ... Read more...

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US can expect another terror strike in next few months from homegrown attackers: Ex-Israeli bodyguar


July 18th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 18 (ANI): A former bodyguard of former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, has warned that the United States can expect another terror attack on the lines of 9/11 and ... Read more...

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Australian Davis Cupper Masters recalls trip to Chennai


April 28th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 28 (IANS) Former Australian Davis Cupper Geoff Masters Tuesday supported Tennis Australia's (TA) decision not to send the team to India, while recalling how his team decided ... Read more...

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Oz concerned about security, threatens to withdraw from 2010 Commonwealth Games


March 15th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.15 (ANI): The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) has said that if its security concerns are not addressed, it could withdraw from the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held in ... Read more...

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Centre sanctions 80 crore rupees for Commonwealth Games security


March 8th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): The Central Government has sanctioned nearly 80 crore rupees to the Delhi Police to upgrade its equipment to provide foolproof security and avert any Lahore-type attack ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leaders condemn Lahore attack on Lankan cricketers


March 4th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 4 (ANI): All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leaders on Wednesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricket players during the second Test match at Lahore in Pakistan. Terming ... Read more...

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From flour bombs to rockets: sports caught in the middle


March 4th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, March 4 (DPA) Tuesday's attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore is just the latest in a string of incidents catching sports in political turmoil. The ... Read more...

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Bulgaria condemns attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Ivailo Kalfin on Tuesday condemned the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan. Kalfin, who also holds the charge of the foreign ... Read more...

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Price of terrorism: Mega sporting events at risk (Comment)


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan's most charismatic cricketer, Imran Khan, must be feeling let down by the gunmen who attacked the Sri Lankan team coach on its way to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore's upmarket Gulburg ... Read more...

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