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Olympic sailing events may be moved from Rio's polluted bay

Olympic sailing events may be moved from Rio's polluted bay

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world governing body of sailing threated Friday to move all of its events for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics out of the city's Guanabara Bay if action isn't taken quickly to clean the heavily polluted body of water that many sailors have described as an "open sewer." Alastair Fox, the head of competitions for the governing body ISAF, said sailing officials had become "frustrated with it all" after seeing little done to clean the bay of raw sewage and floating debris. "If we have to race all the races outside the bay, if that's what it comes to, to ensure a fair regatta, then that's something we're going...

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