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IPFS News Link • Brazil Olympics-2016

Brazil's $12 billion Olympic legacy lies in ruins:

• by Dave Burke

Shocking pictures show arenas used during the Olympic and Paralympic Games last year in disrepair

An estimated $12billion was spent on the Games, with nearly the same being spent on the 2014 World Cup

Brazil is facing a huge economic crisis, with public sector workers going unpaid and facing wage cuts

There is a growing anger in Brazil over the amount spent on the sporting events at a time of recession