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Other Sport 18 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Australia to immunise athletes for Beijing

Australia are preparing a major immunisation programme for athletes competing at next year's Beijing Olympics to protect against infectious diseases, including bird flu and respiratory problems associated with pollution.

Other Sport 05 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Team Sky member dies from infection during Tour of Spain race

ORIHUELA (Spain): A masseur with Team Sky died on Friday, five days after he was taken to hospital suffering from an infection that has also hit three riders in cycling's Tour of Spain, doctors announced.

Other Sport 18 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ex-England junior rugby player dies

LONDON: Former Sale Sharks and England rugbys Under-19 and Under-20 international wing Selorm Kuadey has died aged 24 after apparently taking his own life, his former club announced on Monday.

Other Sport 30 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

London looks to get ahead of disease threat

LONDON (Reuters) - If someone's stomach is churning and cramping after eating a burger or club sandwich from a pop-up vendor at the London Olympics, Brian McCloskey plans to be among the first to hear about it.

Other Sport 30 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

London looks to get ahead of disease threat

LONDON (Reuters) - If someone's stomach is churning and cramping after eating a burger or club sandwich from a pop-up vendor at the London Olympics, Brian McCloskey plans to be among the first to hear about it.

Other Sport 30 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

London looks to get ahead of disease threat

LONDON (Reuters) - If someone's stomach is churning and cramping after eating a burger or club sandwich from a pop-up vendor at the London Olympics, Brian McCloskey plans to be among the first to hear about it.

Other Sport 30 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

London looks to get ahead of disease threat

LONDON (Reuters) - If someone's stomach is churning and cramping after eating a burger or club sandwich from a pop-up vendor at the London Olympics, Brian McCloskey plans to be among the first to hear about it.

Football 17 May 2014 | 7:27 AM

Scientists warn of dengue fever risk during Brazil's World Cup

LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of an outbreak of dengue fever during the upcoming football World Cup in Brazil is serious enough to warrant a high alert in three of the 12 host cities, according to an early warning system for the disease.

Other Sport 29 Jan 2016 | 6:25 AM

IOC to issue Zika guidelines as Rio Games loom

ATHENS/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee will issue guidelines this week aimed at protecting athletes and visitors from Zika, a mosquito-borne virus spreading rapidly across South America months before the Rio de Janeiro Games in August.

Athletics 11 Feb 2016 | 7:14 AM

Zika mosquitoes not guaranteed to lie low for Rio Olympics

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant, but also reassured them that most women in areas affected by the mosquito-borne virus will give birth to "normal infants."

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