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Olympic officials remain optimistic despite 'tight schedule' for Rio
Olympic officials remain optimistic despite 'tight schedule' for Rio

As they scramble to prepare for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, Brazilian officials have received a vote of confidence from Olympic officials. The International Olympic Committee concluded a three-day visit on Wednesday, having inspected numerous venues including two Olympic parks, the Olympic village and the official golf course,  "We remain confident that, despite a very tight schedule, our Brazilian partners will deliver successful Games," said Nawal El Moutawakel, chair of the IOC's coordination commission. Rio 2016 has been beset by construction delays, civic unrest and governmental chaos. Water pollution at the site of the sailing events...

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