Rio 2016 Olympic Progress Gets Praise

By Sam Green, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio is among the cities which will benefit the most from hosting the Olympic Games in the history of the event, according to Gilbert Felli, the IOC’s Olympic Games executive director. Felli was speaking at the end of a three-day inspection of the city after which the IOC’s coordination commission said preparations for Rio 2016, which will be the first Olympic Games to be held in South America, were “in a . . .

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