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Rio Olympic preparations blasted as worst ever

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'Blame It on Rio'

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The IOC has adopted a more hands-on role; it is unprecedented for the IOC but there is no Plan B. We are going to Rio

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Plan B should simply be to return to the previous Olympic City from four years earlier. Give it to London again and teach the future bidding Olympic Cities (as well as Rio) a lesson in that 'if you plan to bid make sure you can deliver'.

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cancel Rio and give it back to London, who have all the facilities and did an absolutely phenomenal job in 2012. Brasil is littered with unfinished projects, add unfinished Rio Olympic stadia. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/04/12/world/americas/grand-visions-fizzle-in-brazil.html?_r=0

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With the World Cup and the Olympics, Brazil overestimated what it could chew.

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