Organisers hit back at ill-informed and wrong criticism|
Criticism has been a wake-up call for Rio 2016
The organisers of the Rio 2016 Olympics have labelled criticism of their preparations by a senior IOC figure as ill-informed and wrong and said they are now on course to meet their targets.
The Australian IOC vice-president, John Coates, a member of the coordination commission that monitors Rio 2016, said in April the preparations were the worst he has experienced and criticised staffing levels in the organising committee. Continue reading...