Sidney Levy, CEO of Rio Olympics
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Rio 2016 boss: Zika 'blown out of proportion'

The CEO of the 2016 Olympics has addressed concerns about Zika, the economy and the impact of the games on Brazil.

There are less than 40 days to go until the Olympics get underway in Rio de Janiero, but so far issues other than sport have dominated the agenda.

From fears about the Zika virus to concerns about the country's economic woes, the 2016 games have so far been overshadowed by a series of events.

Sidney Levy is the CEO of the event.