Rio Mayor Downplays Corruption Scandal Brazilian Football Clubs In Cash Crisis Rio 2016 Reveals Mascots Nizhny Novgorod To Begin Construction Tokyo Looking To Cut $1.7B Off 2020 Bill IOC Vision Creates 'Sense Of Modernization' IOC VP Asks Toyko To Move Event Venues Russia Keeping Stadium Budget Fixed IOC To Bring In Cheaper, Easier Bidding Bernstein Calls For 2018 WC Boycott
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
SBD Global/April 8, 2014/Olympics
After Sochi, Int'l Olympic Committee Turns Attention To Rio De Janeiro
Published April 8, 2014
SHOTS FIRED: The AP reported striking construction workers and security personnel "clashed Monday at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park." Rio Mais, the consortium building the Olympic venues, "confirmed that random gunshots were fired as workers and security confronted each other." There were "no reports of injuries at the venue cluster," which is located 25km west of central Rio (AP, 4/7).