IOC Board Meets Against A Backdrop Of Rio 2016 Bureaucratic, Doping & Medical Woe

The Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro is taking shape but there's work to be done to make the show what it should be [artist's impression, Aecom Architects, courtesy of Rio2016]

Just five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the delays and challenges keep piling up, AP reports in a week when the Zika outbreak has taken a worrying turn, the highest risk factors spreading from women in the first trimester of a pregnancy to a new study of 42 cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome in French Polynesia that suggests the virus can trigger temporary paralysis

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Just five months to go until the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and the delays and challenges keep piling up, AP reports in a week when the Zika outbreak has taken a worrying turn, the highest risk factors spreading from women in the first trimester of a pregnancy to a new study of 42 cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome in French Polynesia that suggests the virus can trigger temporary paralysis

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