英语阅读

听力入门英语演讲VOA慢速英语美文听力教程英语新闻名校课程听力节目影视听力英语视频

BBC英语新闻:奥组委官员因涉贩售门票下台

比目鱼 于2016-08-21发布 l 已有人浏览
增大字体 减小字体
继警方调查非法贩售里约奥运会门票后,国际奥组委知名成员帕特里克因此暂时被捕下台。加州工作人员表示,有1万多名消防员正在参与扑灭8场大型野火火灾。某高级消防官员表示,从业40年,从未见过火势如此大的火灾。
    小E英语欢迎您,请点击播放按钮开始播放……

bbc20160821.jpg 

A high-profile member of the International Olympic Committee, Patrick Hickey,

has temporarily stepped down after being arrested in Brazil by police investigating the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio Games. Mr. Hickey is a member of the IOC executive board, president of the European Olympic Committee and head of the Olympic Council of Ireland. In a statement, Irish officials said he was relinquishing all posts pending the outcome of the investigations. The organizers of the Rio Games say they are confident that the Paralympics will go ahead as planned next month despite a funding shortfall. The International Paralympic Committee has warned that several countries may not be able to compete because their athletes haven't received the travel grants they were promised. The Russian security forces has killed 4 men in St. Petersburg during a raid against suspected militants from north Caucasus region.

Counter-terrorism officials said the men opened fire when they were ordered to surrender. He said three of those killed were wanted in connection with a series of terrorist attack. Officials in California say more than 10,000 firefighters are battling 8 large wild fires in the state. They say one of the biggest, which has closed the main road and rail links between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is zero percent contained. One senior fire chief said he'd seen nothing like it in his 40-year career. Fifty people have been hurt in a train crash in Southern France caused by a fallen tree. Rescue workers said the train had reached 140 km/h when it hit a tree that had been uprooted during a hailstorm. The train was traveling between the cities of Nimes and Montpellier. And about 500 passengers have been rescued from a burning ship off Puerto Rico in the Caribbean. The US coast guard carried out the rescue with the help of local fire and tugboat crews. The cause of the fire is not yet known. BBC news.

 1 2 下一页

分享到

添加到收藏

英语新闻排行