Rio 2016: City ready to host Olympic Games, says IOC

Rio de Janeiro has overcome setbacks and is “ready to welcome the world” to the 2016 Olympics, says the International Olympic Committee.

Nawal El Moutawakel, who heads the IOC group monitoring the preparations, has made her final visit to Brazil after travelling there regularly since 2009.

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