By Michela DellaMonica, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — In an open press conference Friday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, acknowledged the progress made in a number of areas such as the finalization of the overall stadium planning, promises of a sustainable legacy, and the integration of the Brazilian government’s efforts under President Rousseff’s Chief of Staff, Aloizio Mercadante.

During the IOC’s sixth visit to Rio, a detailed assessment was conducted of all the venues in the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here