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Report: Athletes at Rio Olympics 'will literally be swimming in human crap'

The pollution in Rio's waters is worse than originally anticipated<p>Seven years ago the Rio de Janeiro government promised to clean up the water before …

Athletes warned they will be swimming in human crap when competing in Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazil

CRIME-plagued Brazil is heading for the most shambolic Olympic Games in history, a Sun investigation can reveal.<p>Rotting corpses have been spotted …

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Here's What Will Be In Rio's Water During The Olympics

When Rio de Janeiro was awarded the 2016 Summer Olympics seven years ago, the city promised to clean up its notoriously polluted waters in time for the games. Now, the time has come, and olympic swimmers are being advised to keep their mouths closed during the competition because that promise was …

What's in the water? Pollution fears taint Rio's picturesque bay ahead of Olympics

Untreated sewage and viruses in Guanabara Bay have led UN to advise athletes to spend as little time in the water as possible<p>There can be few more beautiful city sights in the world than that from the Marina da Gloria, where the Rio 2016 Olympic sailing events will be launched this weekend.<p>Look out …

Michael Phelps Named Team USA's Flag-Bearer for 2016 Olympics

In his fifth and likely final Olympics, legendary swimmer Michael Phelps was named Team USA's flag-bearer for Friday's opening ceremony at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.<p>According to TeamUSA.org, his United States teammates chose Phelps through a vote.<p>The 31-year-old had the …