Rio to cut Olympic costs by 10 percent

Labourers work at the construction site of the Rio Olympic Park, ahead of the 2016 Olympic games, on October 6, 2015Organizers of next year’s Rio Olympics said Tuesday they aim to slash some 10 percent from spending to keep within budget while Brazil plunges into economic crisis. It’s about being efficient, it’s about making sense,” Mario Andrada, chief spokesman for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Committee, told AFP.

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