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  • Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure budget for Rio Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais (6.39 billion pounds) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time.
  • Rio workers vote to remain on strike indefinitely

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Workers at the main venue of the 2016 Olympic Games voted on Monday to continue their strike indefinitely, just days before officials from the International Olympic Committee are due to visit Rio de Janeiro and encourage the...

    IOC late to kick butts - including its own - on Rio Olympics mess

    IOC late to kick butts - including its own - on Rio Olympics mess
    If the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics turn out to be the organizational disaster they look like today, the International Olympic Committee will have only itself to blame. Thursday, when IOC President Thomas Bach announced a near-emergency series of measures...

    Olympic officials rush to save 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games

    Olympic officials rush to save 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games
    Amid growing concerns that Brazil might not be ready to host the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, Olympic officials have launched a series of emergency measures to jump-start the much-delayed preparations. This latest effort follows months of sluggish...

    Olympic officials to discuss lagging preparations for 2016 Rio Games

    The executive board of the International Olympic Committee begins a two-day meeting in Belek, Turkey, on Wednesday with the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games expected to be a major topic of discussion. Preparations for the Games have been hampered by...