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Rio 2016 making progress - IOC


Rio 2016 making progress - IOC


The international Olympic Committee concluded their three day visit of 2016 host city Rio de Janeiro this week.

And according to officials preparations for the 2016 Games are progressing as planned.

It’s a marked improvement from when the commission last visited the city in March when concerns were raised over the country’s budget to host the multisport event.

IOC representative Christophe Dubi said: “I just wanted to make sure that there is no specific concern, something that keeps us awake at night. However, we are in that critical phase and a lot will have to be done. And it was the same for every previous organizing committee.”

There is less than two years to go until Rio de Janeiro becomes the first South American city to host the games.

The committee will continue to keep a close eye on the progress and are set to return to the host city for its eighth visit in February 2015.

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