As they scramble to prepare for the
"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 remains a significant concern.
Earlier this year, the IOC issued a stern warning to organizers and dispatched a top executive to monitor the situation.
"As we enter the final two years of preparations, we are able to see that the core works are progressing at full speed, particularly in venue construction, where we have been receiving solid development reports," El Moutawakel said.