IOC inspectors say Rio needs sharper focus


RIO DE JANEIRO — IOC inspectors have seen “strong, solid progress” but think organizers need a sharper focus in the countdown to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

The IOC coordination commission, headed by former Olympic hurdles champion Nawal El Moutawakel, finished a two-day inspection visit and seemed to take a stronger tone than on its previous four visits.


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