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31 Jul 2015 06:50

Rio de Janeiro beefs up security with Olympics a year away

A total of 85,000 people will be involved, including law enforcement, private stewards and security guards - twice the number of security personnel for the 2016 Olympics than London used in 2012, say organisers. 

  • 31 Jul 2015 01:18

    Tennis: Nadal safely into Hamburg quarter-finals

    Rafael Nadal eased into the Hamburg Open quarter-finals on Thursday with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic as the Spaniard continues to try and resuscitate his flagging season.

  • 31 Jul 2015 01:38

    Cricket: Pakistan tame Sri Lanka in first T20

    Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday.

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