Sports Preview: The Shit Show that Will be the Rio Olympics

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  1. Divorce Chicken

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    This should be fun:

    Bike Lane Falls in Brazil Olympic City, Killing at Least 2

    A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics collapsed Thursday, killing at least two people.
    The accident on the Tim Maia bike path was the latest in a series of problems besetting preparations for the Aug. 5-21 games, which include worries about an outbreak of the Zika virus, political turmoil that threatens to topple President Dilma Rousseff, underwhelming ticket sales and budget cuts amid Brazil's worst recession in decades.
    Municipal Secretary Pedro Paulo Carvalho said a third person was thought to be missing after a giant wave apparently swept up a rocky cliff, lifted an approximately 150-foot (50-meter) stretch of the bike path and sent it plunging onto the rocks and sea below.

    http://abcnews.go.com/International...razil-built-ahead-olympics-collapses-38572303
     
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    I've read that it's going to be a shit show, literally, for rowing and sailing events in that nasty, sewage filled bay.
     
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    That thing will be a disaster. We should boycott
     
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    Knock on wood, but this is a terrorist's wet dream. How good could security be?
    Someone like the US will have to step in, and I'm guessing we will.
     
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    Plus the streets are full of attacking, robbing little criminals.
     
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    I think it will be cancelled... I hope

    At least it should be
     
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    Yeah we should just take a pass on this one.
     
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    Weaponized poo poo.
     
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    The Olympics shouldn't be awarded to fucked up places. I don't know why many people on this board fear Russia when they couldn't even build the Olympic Village in time. Why did Brazil even attempt this? Does anyone think they can provide security?
     
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    Lol the IOC
     
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    There has been a lot of speculation that these Olympics will never take place. This is what happens when the decision of where to hold them is influenced more by bribes than what is best for the athletes.
     
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    Agree. I feel bad for the athletes though.
     
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    Adam Scott the Aussie golfer isn't going
    Aussie people are not happy. He's rich and famous.. Why risk it
     
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    The games will go on. It's too late to change location and barring a global war or catastrophe, it won't be cancelled.

    There will be many, many upset tourists.
     
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    Dubai World Cup 2020 :cheer:


    In 150 degree heat

    It must be the most poorly kept secret at this point that these events are now "awarded" to the most corrupt and bankrupt places that seek to provide them.

    It's a joke, and it needs to stop.

    But NBC has a contract until 2030 that will force attention down your throat.

    What was once an amateur competition has been officially bastardized.
     
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    I think rio has les than 50% of tickets sold... apparently the lure of underage prostitues and Zika isn't as enticing as it once was
     
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    Sideboobage at the scene of the disaster...o_O

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    If Greece wasn't bankrupt and overrun by illegals, I'd recommend making it the permanent home of the Summer Olympics. And if Sweden wasn't being taken over by Muslims, I'd say that the Winter Games should always be there.

    Anyone else get the feeling that the West is teetering on the brink?
     
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    The Roman Empire burned from the inside.
    So shall we.
    Thanks Obama. :coffee: