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Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympics Committee, has been speaking about security threats at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
He said: "Unfortunately at such events we have to live with security threats.
"As an athlete even in the 70s we had the same.
"Security here is not so obvious as it was then.
"All the athletes feel very comfortable and the Olympic atmosphere will spill over into the Games"
British officials in Sochi say they have not been briefed specifically by the UK government regarding a toothpaste explosive threat warning emanating from American security services.
They say the British security threat level is unchanged.
West Bromwich's Nicolas Anelka has shown a damaging lack of judgement by using the "quenelle" gesture and could face an eight-match ban.Read the full story ›
Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke has made his position known on moving the Qatar World Cup, ahead of consultation he is leading.Read the full story ›
England's opening World Cup match against Italy has been brought forward by three hours.
The match had been scheduled for 02:00 BST on June 15, but it will now kick-off at 23:00 BST on the 14 June.
Fifa agreed to reschedule the clash following an appeal by British broadcasters over the late kick-off.
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