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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Controversies about the construction of the Olympic golf course, part of which lies in an environmentally protected area in Barra da Tijuca, continue to spark amid a presentation of Rio's Prefeitura (city hall) of the new course on Wednesday, March 25th, where details about the construction process were unveiled and Mayor Eduardo Paes held a long speech in defense of the golf course.

The course for the new sport, which makes a return to the Olympic Games after last being played in 1904, is currently in the final phase of . . .

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