While Russian authorities are making sure the Winter Olympics in Sochi are safe, one German firm is making sure the games are clean.
A new washing facility in Sochi can handle up to 100 tons of laundry a day.
The Winter Olympic Games have been dogged by avian influenza, as well as the concern over the unpredictable regime in North Korea, poor ticket sales, a shortage of accommodation and rising prices. Julian Ryall reports.
The draw has been held for the 2018 World Cup, which kicks off in Russia next summer. Germany will open the defense of their 2014 World Cup title against Mexico, before facing Sweden and South Korea in Group F.
For 10 days, the 1972 Munich Olympics showcased the joy of sports. Then, terror struck. Germany's mishandling of the hostage crisis and a botched rescue attempt led to the formation of the GSG 9 tactical police unit.
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