Sunday, 26. May 2013 - 03:05
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Britain's 1 billion GBP Olympic accommodation for athletes has been slammed as badly built and overcrowded by competitors at the London games.
Veteran Croatian table tennis star Zoran Primorac, 43 - who has competed in seven Olympics - told local media: "It was too much to put eight sportsmen in the same apartment. Especially when it has only two toilets."
"Anyone looking for a results would be better to be looking for accommodation outside of the Olympic village. It was impossible to concentrate well there.
"The walls are too thin so you can hear music from the next room. We could hear the supporters cheering from the Olympic stadium all the time," he added.
Kyak competitor Dinko Mulic claimed his apartment had no water when he moved in and tennis hopeful Marin Clinic moaned about the long journey to his matches.
"We needed two hours to reach Wimbledon. We spent too long travelling at this Olympics," he said.
Rowing silver medalist Martin Sinkovic complained that athletes were subject to too many military security checks.
And the Croatian squad even found fault with the food.
Water polo squad member Perica Bukic said: "Only the food at Atlanta was worse."
Tragic Ski Girl Dies
A 10-year-old British schoolgirl has died after skiing into a tree at high speed during a family holiday tragedy in the Austrian Alps.
Police chiefs in Hamburg, Germany, are celebrating after new crime figures showed there wasn't a single bank robbery in the city last year.
Chinese property developers who've been thwarted in a bid to buy up an entire Austrian village have settled on the next best thing - an entire life-sized replica.
Austrian children help Romanian kids
A charity project run by the middle school in Hippach has been recognised with an award for its social work by officials in Tyrol.
Mother kills disabled daughter because she couldnt take care of her any longer
A Romanian woman killed her 8 year-old disabled daughter on Wednesday (yesterday)because she couldn't pay for her care, Libertatea newspaper reports.
Policeman accused of sex with the son of his girlfriend
A Policeman from Vulcan, Western Romania is currently being investigated for having sex with a minor, the son of his girlfriend, Cancan newspaper informs today (Thurs).
Serial killer survivor walks away alive after fall
An 85 year-old woman who survived the most cruel and notorious serial killer in Romania some 40 years ago, recently fell from the first floor of her apartment building and she walked away safe and sound, Cancan newspaper reports today (Thurs).
The son of Qatar Airlines BA beaten up in Romania
The son of the Board of Administration of Qatar Airlines Akbar Al Baker, was beaten up over the weekend at the launching party of a posh club in Mamaia, at the Romanian Black Sea shore, Cancan newspaper reports.
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A day after the Social Liberal Union (USL) legislators dismissed with a large majority of votes the two Speakers of the Parliament, the Union started today the procedures for the suspension and possible impeachment of President Traian Basescu. This is the second time when the Parliament asks for Basescuís suspension.
Some 177 Roma repatriated by French authorities to Romania
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