Final Olympic Preparations On in Rio With 500 Days to Go

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With only 500 days to go until the 2016 Olympic Summer Games, Rio de Janeiro enters the final preparation stage in order to get ready for the world's biggest sporting event both in terms of facilities and infrastructure and athletic preparedness. According to the Local Organizing Committee deadlines, dates and budget will all be met, but there is not much room for issues to arise.

"Rio is getting ready for the party and for the Games. We will deliver everything we promised, but we are at a stage where we . . .

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