IOC optimistic about 2016 Rio Olympics following successful World Cup

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With a relatively pain-free World Cup nearing its close, the IOC is expressing satisfaction with the progress of development for the Olympics two years hence. In an interview with the AP, IOC executive director Gilbert Felli said that the progress has improved considerably in the last two months.
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The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSCAPE)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION CITYSCAPE)
A general view of the shooting competition venue at Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SHOOTING)
A general view of the shooting competition venue at Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro
A general view of the shooting competition venue at Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SHOOTING)
A general view of the equestrian venue at Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SPORT EQUESTRIANISM OLYMPICS)
A general view of the equestrian venue at Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro
A general view of the equestrian venue at Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION SPORT EQUESTRIANISM OLYMPICS)
(L-R) Rio 2016 Olympic Games Organising Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo, Brazil's Army General Enzo Martins Peri and Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes pose on a tractor during the launch ceremony of the construction works of Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Rio 2016 Olympic Games Organising Committee President Nuzman, Brazil's Sports Minister Rebelo, Brazil's Army General Enzo and Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Paes pose on a tractor during launch ceremony of construction of Deodoro Sports Complex
(L-R) Rio 2016 Olympic Games Organising Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo, Brazil's Army General Enzo Martins Peri and Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes pose on a tractor during the launch ceremony of the construction works of Deodoro Sports Complex for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro July 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
REFILE - CORRECTING VENUE The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro
REFILE - CORRECTING VENUE The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf venue is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf venue is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf venue is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf venue is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf venue is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Golf venue is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro
The construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Park is pictured from above in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Men work on the construction of a building at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
Men work on the construction of a building at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village in Rio de Janeiro
Men work on the construction of a building at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A worker walks at the construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
A worker walks at the construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village in Rio de Janeiro
A worker walks at the construction site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games athletes village in Rio de Janeiro June 27, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)

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