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Rio Mayor Paes Welcomes Australia Back to Olympic Village

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday, July 27th, an apologetic Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes, welcomed the Australian Olympic delegation to the Olympic Village with keys to the city. The ceremony took place three days after the delegation announced that no Australian athletes would move into the Village due to the existence of serious health and safety concerns that “endangered” the athletes.

The Rio 2016 Olympic Village, the largest athletes residence . . .

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