Controversy over the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro after the Olympic team of Belarus branded the athletes’ accommodations unsanitary, a day after Australia refused to check its athletes in over health concerns.
Complaints of no hot water, only occasional cold water, failing sewage systems, water leaks and electrical issues are surfacing.
Australia’s athletes refused to move into the village on Sunday. Their delegation leader saying the conditions had “endangered” athletes.
And, five Russian can
Five Russian canoeists, including an Olympic gold medalist, have been banned from the Rio Games over doping.
This just days after the IOC decided against a complete ban on Russians in the Rio Olympics.