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Obstacle to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athletes

Olympic organizers have agreed to test for viruses in Rio's sewage-filled waters. But even if they find high virus counts, organizers say they have no plans to move venues. Why isn't there more pressure to move? Olympic athletes have little clout, some sports don't have alternate venues, and sport federations have deep financial ties to the International Olympic Committee. Carlos Nuzman, head of the Rio organizing committee, promised Tuesday to introduce viral testing, saying the most important thing was "the health of athletes." Most athletes, however, have remained quiet, even after The Associated Press released a five-month independent study showing high...

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