BBC Sport - Rio 2016 Olympics: Pollution problems and possible protests
Will Rio be ready for the Olympics?
- From the section Olympics
With 18 months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, BBC Olympic sports reporter Nick Hope takes a look at the progress and problems organisers are experiencing as they race to be ready for the 5 August 2016.
However, Joaquim Monteiro, president of the Municipal Olympic Committee in charge of preparing venues, insists the Games will be ready "on time and on budget".