The Rio Olympics really isn’t looking great! Sad and a bit scary!
There’s flesh-eating bacteria in the water and alligators hanging out on the golf course.
A fatal horse disease that’s been used as a biological weapon was discovered near the Equestrian Centre.
Public security has been described as a ‘total improvisation’. And there’s no guarantee there’ll be any power.
So is this the Olympics or is Rio hosting the Hunger Games?
It’s not unusual at this stage of Olympic proceedings to hear about construction delays, budget overruns and bureaucratic stuff-ups.
But the stories coming out of Rio suggest next year’s Olympics may be more about survival of the fittest than faster, higher, stronger. Even the logo looks like a slingshot.
Most of the coverage has concerned the putrid waters of Guanabara Bay, which will host the sailing, rowing, canoeing and the swimming that’s not done in the pool.
Testing by Associated Press found athletes would basically be competing in an open…
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