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Rio 2016 Olympic Games time trial start times

Start times for the men’s and women’s time trials in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Wednesday, August 10 Tony Martin Credit: Graham Watson The men s and women s individual time trials at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games 1 both take place on Wednesday, August 10.

The women start first, with the first rider off Anna Plichta of Poland departing at 8.30am local time (12:30pm UK time).

Stray dog waits SIX MONTHS outside Argentina hotel for German air stewardess

When stray dog Rubio first set eyes on German flight attendant Olivia Sievers he decided he would do whatever it took to make her his new owner.

Ms Sievers had shown the neglected dog kindness when she first met him in Buenos Aires over six months ago.

The animal lover gave him some food and from that moment on he began his campaign to become part of her family.

Brazil to deploy military to tourist sites, stadium security lax

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil said on Tuesday it was deploying the military to patrol the emblematic tourist sites in Rio de Janeiro to guard against the “minimal” chance of an attack, though security at the Olympic stadium appeared slack three days before the Games.

Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said deploying the military to the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain would free up police to patrol other areas of the city during the Games, which run from Aug.

5 to Aug.