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Other Sport 20 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dutch authorities fear terrorism threat in South Africa

AMSTERDAM: Dutch security officials said yesterday they are taking seriously the threat to football fans after a terrorism suspect arrested in Iraq claimed he considered attacking Dutch or Danish fans at the World Cup in South Africa.

Other Sport 21 Jul 2016 | 5:55 AM

Brazil sports minister says not underestimating terrorism threat

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's sports minister said on Wednesday the Olympic host country was not underestimating the threat of terrorism and was taking all necessary measures ahead of next month's games in Rio de Janeiro.

Other Sport 22 Jul 2016 | 4:23 AM

Brazil arrests group plotting 'acts of terrorism' before Olympics - source

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday suspected of belonging to a poorly organized group supporting Islamic State (IS) and discussing acts of terrorism during next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Other Sport 11 Jan 2014 | 7:02 AM

U.S. warns of possible terrorism at Sochi, but no specific threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department warned Americans on Friday of the potential for terrorism at the Sochi Olympics but said it was not aware of any specific threat to U.S. citizens.

Football 19 Jan 2017 | 5:18 AM

Manchester United appoint counter-terrorism manager

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United have appointed a full-time counter-terrorism manager in what they believe to be a first in English club football.

Other Sport 20 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Government to stage Olympic terrorism drill on Tube

LONDON (Reuters) - British emergency services will be faced with the aftermath of a major attack on London's underground network this week in the biggest pre-Olympic exercise staged so far.

Football 16 Jun 2018 | 8:23 AM

U.S. warns Americans of terrorism threat at World Cup in Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department warned Americans on Friday that terrorists may target World Cup venues in Russia, which is hosting the month-long football tournament, but it did not point to any specific threat.

Other Sport 26 Oct 2013 | 4:17 AM

Russia toughens anti-terrorism law ahead of Olympics

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament passed a bill on Friday imposing prison terms of up to six years on Russians who take part in conflicts abroad, as the government tries to head off potential security threats ahead of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

Other Sport 09 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Terrorism prompts England badminton pull out

HYDERABAD, India (AP) - A terrorist threat has prompted England to pull out of the badminton World Championships scheduled to begin Monday in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad.

Other Sport 26 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hosts Portugal ready to tackle Euro 2004 terrorism threat

Portugal is equipped to face a possible terrorist attack when it hosts the three-week European football finals in June, Prime Minister Jose Manuel Durao Barroso said on Monday.