A huge clean-up has been launched in the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon after 65 tonnes of dead fish filled the waters which are set to play host...

A huge clean-up has been launched in the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon after 65 tonnes of dead fish filled the waters which are set to play host...

Pollution in the Olympic rowing lagoon in Rio de Janeiro was not responsible for illness among US athletes at an Olympic warm-up last weekend Brazilian organizers said Tuesday.  There is absolutely no evidence to link the water quality and the illnesses Philip Wilkinson a spokesman for the Rio2016 organizing committee told AFP.  USRowing said four coaches and 11 athletes from an approximately 70-strong US team got ill during the weekends world junior championships which were held as a test…

Pollution in the Olympic rowing lagoon in Rio de Janeiro was not responsible for illness among US athletes at an Olympic warm-up last weekend Brazilian organizers said Tuesday. There is absolutely no evidence to link the water quality and the illnesses Philip Wilkinson a spokesman for the Rio2016 organizing committee told AFP. USRowing said four coaches and 11 athletes from an approximately 70-strong US team got ill during the weekends world junior championships which were held as a test…

Members of Canada's Olympic rowing team cycle to practice at Lagoa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Members of Canada's Olympic rowing team cycle to practice at Lagoa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Aug. 4, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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