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Rio faces mounting Olympics bill as delays pile up

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At Deodoro, construction is still limited, and a few pieces of scaffolding, about two storeys high, emerge where 11 sports will take place.

Rio de Janeiro

WITH less than 500 days until Rio de Janeiro hosts the Olympic Games, construction of several venues has not started and some major contracts have not even been tendered, setting the stage for a last-minute rush that will likely drive up costs.

It may seem like a