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iol.co.za
Rio village 'not safe'safe or ready’. Australia’s chef de mission Kitty Chiller said: ‘Problems incl
Rio village 'not safe'
iol.co.za / Posted 28 minutes ago
safe or ready’. Australia’s chef de mission Kitty Chiller said: ‘Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Australian athletes won't move into Olympic Village, say it's 'unlivable'Water came down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and t
Australian athletes won't move into Olympic Village, say it's 'unlivable'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 47 minutes ago
Water came down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was "shorting" in the electrical wiring. " In addition, blocked toilets, leaking pipes (some in areas with electrical wiring), a lack of light fixtures in... Read more
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The News and Star
Refurbished hotel is on the marketwas then purely a pub in 2010, and closed the business for a comprehensive refu
Refurbished hotel is on the market
The News and Star / Posted an hour ago
was then purely a pub in 2010, and closed the business for a comprehensive refurbishment. The work included a new roof, re-wiring, plumbing and redecoration. They added two letting bedrooms in 2011, as well as a kitchen, and three further bedrooms... Read more
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metro
Rio Olympics athletes' village is 'uninhabitable'said: ‘In operations areas water has come through the ceiling resulting in larg
Rio Olympics athletes' village is 'uninhabitable'
metro / Posted 2 hours ago
said: ‘In operations areas water has come through the ceiling resulting in large puddles on the floor around cabling and wiring.’View of balconies of the Austrian team’s apartments at the Olympic and Paralympic Village (Picture: Getty Images)One... Read more
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Herald Sun
Rio athletes break condom recordcame down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there w
Rio athletes break condom record
Herald Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
came down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was ‘shorting’ in the electrical wiring,” she said. “We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready.” Chiller also said... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Rio athletes break condom recordcame down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there w
Rio athletes break condom record
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
came down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was ‘shorting’ in the electrical wiring,” she said. “We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready.” Chiller also said... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rio athletes break condom recordcame down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there w
Rio athletes break condom record
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
came down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was ‘shorting’ in the electrical wiring,” she said. “We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready.” Chiller also said... Read more
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Chichester Observer
HM Courts Service: Latest results list for Chichester and Worthing, July 4 to 8, 2016Orchard Street, Chichester, was given a community order and must carry out 100
HM Courts Service: Latest results list for Chichester and Worthing, July 4 to 8, 2016
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
Orchard Street, Chichester, was given a community order and must carry out 100 hours' unpaid work after admitting stealing wiring and copper worth £500 from Roussillon Park construction site in Chichester on April 14, 2016. He must pay £85 victim... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rio mayor tells Australians he'll 'get them a kangaroo' after complaints about Olympic villagethan the village after complaining that there were serious problems with the bu
Rio mayor tells Australians he'll 'get them a kangaroo' after complaints about Olympic village
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 hours ago
than the village after complaining that there were serious problems with the building – including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls. Mayor Eduardo Paes’ response to that decision was to crack this joke: “I almost... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Rio's Olympic Village Still Isn't Ready, But That's Not Uncommonand water came flooding down the walls." Some rooms apparently had puddles of
Rio's Olympic Village Still Isn't Ready, But That's Not Uncommon
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 3 hours ago
and water came flooding down the walls." Some rooms apparently had puddles of water dangerously close to electrical wiring. Competitors from Great Britain and New Zealand reportedly faced similar issues. Instead of offering apologies or... Read more
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Reuters
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial workuntil the issues are resolved". Australia's Chiller cited problems including "
New Zealand satisfied with Rio Village after remedial work
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
until the issues are resolved". Australia's Chiller cited problems including "blocked toilets, leaking pipes and exposed wiring." Some apartments had water running down the walls and "a strong smell of gas," while stairwells were unlit and floors... Read more
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New Kerala
Organisers hire 500 workers to fix Olympic village problems - newkerala.com #95276Australian team member will move into our allocated building." "Problems inclu
Organisers hire 500 workers to fix Olympic village problems - newkerala.com #95276
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Australian team member will move into our allocated building." "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean." Chiller added... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania E-Schools Project Applaudedof the project while Tigo will sponsor the infrastructural development in schoo
Tanzania E-Schools Project Applauded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
of the project while Tigo will sponsor the infrastructural development in schools across the country that will include wiring classrooms and installation of wireless Local Area Network (LAN) with Internet access points. Excited with the... Read more
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International Business Times
Rio Olympics 2016: Australia refuse to move into the athletes' village, cite unlivable conditions no Australian Team member will move into our allocated building. Problems inclu
Rio Olympics 2016: Australia refuse to move into the athletes' village, cite unlivable conditions
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
no Australian Team member will move into our allocated building. Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean." "In operation... Read more
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SKY News
Athlete Kidnapped And Robbed By 'Police' In Rioand New Zealand were among other nations experiencing similar problems. "Probl
Athlete Kidnapped And Robbed By 'Police' In Rio
SKY News / Posted 5 hours ago
and New Zealand were among other nations experiencing similar problems. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean," she sa... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rio mayor hits back after athletes' village deemed 'unliveable'by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary probl
Rio mayor hits back after athletes' village deemed 'unliveable'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary problems, including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls of some apartments. "For over a week now, AOC staff have been working long hours to... Read more
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Network Computing
Google Fiber, Utility Poles & The FCCaccess that other telecom providers have to public infrastructure. This could s
Google Fiber, Utility Poles & The FCC
Network Computing / Posted 6 hours ago
access that other telecom providers have to public infrastructure. This could save the company up to 90% of the cost of wiring homes. If Google and other fiber providers are given pole access, it could be the beginning of a race to deploy... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' villageby AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary probl
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' village
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary problems, including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls of some apartments. "For over a week now, AOC staff have been working long hours to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' villageby AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary probl
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' village
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary problems, including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls of some apartments. "For over a week now, AOC staff have been working long hours to... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' villageby AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary probl
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' village
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 hours ago
by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary problems, including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls of some apartments. "For over a week now, AOC staff have been working long hours to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' villageby AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary probl
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' village
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary problems, including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls of some apartments. "For over a week now, AOC staff have been working long hours to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' villageby AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary probl
Mayor offers kangaroo for Aussie athletes' village
The Border Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
by AOC chef de mission Kitty Chiller were serious electrical and sanitary problems, including blocked toilets, exposed wiring and water running down the walls of some apartments. "For over a week now, AOC staff have been working long hours to... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 7 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fearsproblems, and added more. "There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears
Warren Times Observer / Posted 7 hours ago
problems, and added more. "There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was 'shorting' in the electrical wiring," she said. "We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready." Chiller said six... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Perfect response to Rio mayor’s sledgethan 18,000 athletes and coaching staff over the coming weeks. “Problems inclu
Perfect response to Rio mayor’s sledge
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
than 18,000 athletes and coaching staff over the coming weeks. “Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean,” the head of... Read more
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EuroNews
Man attempts to steal Olympic torch continuing the troubled build-up to Rio OlympicsOlympic Village due to concerns over the poor state of their accommodation. “B
Man attempts to steal Olympic torch continuing the troubled build-up to Rio Olympics
EuroNews / Posted 8 hours ago
Olympic Village due to concerns over the poor state of their accommodation. “Blocked toilets, leaking pipes and exposed wiring” were some of the reasons for their decision. The first wave of Aussie athletes are due on Monday and for now... Read more
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My EastText
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
My EastText / Posted 8 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fearsproblems, and added more. "There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
problems, and added more. "There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was 'shorting' in the electrical wiring," she said. "We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready." Chiller said six... Read more
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Japan Today
Rio scrambles to be ready as athletes, soldiers arrive ‹ Japan Todayto check in. Kitty Chiller, the head of the country’s delegation, complained of
Rio scrambles to be ready as athletes, soldiers arrive ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 hours ago
to check in. Kitty Chiller, the head of the country’s delegation, complained of “blocked toilets, leaking pipes and exposed wiring.” In the final stretch before the Games start Aug. 5, more than 60,000 troops took positions across the city, part of... Read more
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Japan Today
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears ‹ Japan Todayproblems, and added more. “There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 8 hours ago
problems, and added more. “There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was ‘shorting’ in the electrical wiring,” she said. “We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready.” Chiller said six... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 8 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fearsproblems, and added more. "There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments
Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 hours ago
problems, and added more. "There was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was 'shorting' in the electrical wiring," she said. "We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready." Chiller said six... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Kookaburras upbeat amid 'disappointing' Olympic Village problemsfor the Games. The problems include blocked toilets and leaky pipes, a strong
Kookaburras upbeat amid 'disappointing' Olympic Village problems
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
for the Games. The problems include blocked toilets and leaky pipes, a strong smell of gas and concerns around electrical wiring. Speaking as the team boarded a flight from Perth to Sydney on the way to Rio, Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 8 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
Local 10 Miami / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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News 8000
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
News 8000 / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics villagebuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village
KTXS Abilene / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fearsbuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fears
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fearsbuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fears
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fearsbuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fears
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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DW
Rio Athletes Village 'not ready' as Olympians move in |of uninhabitable and unsafe rooms and refused to check in. "Problems included
Rio Athletes Village 'not ready' as Olympians move in |
DW / Posted 9 hours ago
of uninhabitable and unsafe rooms and refused to check in. "Problems included blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean," said Kitty... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fearsbuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fears
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fearsbuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fears
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 9 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Better than Sydney': Mayor denies athletes' Olympic Village is 'unliveable'and electrical hazards just a fortnight before the Olympic Games are due to ope
'Better than Sydney': Mayor denies athletes' Olympic Village is 'unliveable'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
and electrical hazards just a fortnight before the Olympic Games are due to open. Blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors are among the reported problems at the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
It takes a villagecame down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there w
It takes a village
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
came down walls, there was a strong smell of gas in some apartments and there was 'shorting' in the electrical wiring," she said. "We have been living in nearby hotels because the village is simply not safe or ready." She said teams... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fearsbuilding," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include b
Australian team refuse to move into Olympics village over safety fears
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 hours ago
building," Australia's Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said. "Problems include blocked toilets, leaking pipes, exposed wiring, darkened stairwells where no lighting has been installed and dirty floors in need of a massive clean. In operations... Read more
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