Australia Olympic team suffer thefts and fire in latest drama at village

• Laptops and team shirts stolen during evacuation for fire
• Fire alarms had been deactivated without team’s knowledge

The Australia team’s problems with their accommodation in the Olympic village have gone from bad to worse. Having initially refused to move into their building because of concerns over “blocked toilets, leaking pipes and exposed wiring”, they have now become victims of theft having been forced to evacuate their rooms because of a fire. To make it worse, they claim the fire alarms had been deactivated.

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