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Rio Olympics Official: Water Will Be Clean for Games

The water quality at the Olympic sailing venue in Rio de Janeiro is a serious issue but will be resolved by the time the Games begin next year, Rio Organizing Committee President Carlos Nuzman said Tuesday. A report carried said last month that the waters were so contaminated with high levels of bacteria and viruses from human sewage that athletes could become ill and unable to compete at the Games, the first to be held in South America. The International Olympic Committee has ordered...

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