By Sam Green, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The organizing committee of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games insisted its plans were “absolutely on target” as it emerged that the International Olympic Committee and FIFA are jointly monitoring preparations for the Olympics and the football World Cup in Brazil two years earlier.

Rio 2016 presented an update on its progress to the international sports federations, who work with organizing committees to deliver the Games, in London last week.

Carlos Nuzman, the president of Rio 2016, said: “We . . .

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