March 29, 2013 5:40 AM
Usian Bolt speaks about his participation at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro After giving a news conference at the first of his four-day tour in Rio, Usain Bolt crossed the city to visit a social project where 140 kids and youngsters practice sports to become professional athletes. The project, called Olympic Future, has the goal of take out people from living in the streets and turn them into citizens with opportunities in life. Being held at the country's Air Force Sports Centre, It has already sent some of the attendees to Team Brazil's athletics group. Earlier in the day, he made some comments on the closure of Joao Havelange stadium, planned to be home of athletics at 2016 Olympic Games. He's confident that the issues with the venue will be solved, especially with three years to go. Bolt's visit is the second to the South America's largest nation. Last year he was also in Rio for an event organised by one of his sponsors.