By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has visited Rio this week in order to assess the progress of the preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games that at one time had been described as the "worst" in Olympic history. However, this time the IOC was full of praise for Rio, even though some problems persist.

According to the reports by the IOC, the committee was encouraged by the progress Rio had made since the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here