Controversy Over Olympic Waters Continues in Rio With New Data

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The controversy over the pollution of the sea and lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, which host several water sports competitions at the 2016 Olympic Games, continues with new data collected by Associated Press. The samples taken in the new test show heavy pollution of the city's waters with bacteria and viruses causing several diseases.

Associated Press ordered a test of Rio's waters after allegations of pollution at

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