No one ever said that hosting an Olympics is easy.
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"With the first test events less than one year away, [the organizing committee] and its partners will need to focus simultaneously on multiple objectives over the next year," said Gunilla Lindberg, chairwoman of the IOC's coordination commission.
The IOC wants to see progress with venues, planning and budgeting, among other things.
Such talk is nothing new -- conflict and controversy often mark the years leading up to the Games, which require massive coordination to accommodate thousands upon thousands of athletes, officials and fans.
"Based on the feedback that we have received over the past week, we will move forward aggressively and with momentum," said Yang-ho Cho, president and chief executive of the organizing committee.