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Sports federations concerned about venues for Rio Games
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apr 19 (AP) — International sports federations have been told of problems with venues for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including power failures at the gymnastics arena this week.
Members of the Association of Olympic International Sports Federations are reviewing preparations for the Rio Games, which open in less than four months on Aug. 5.
ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti says Rio organizers are missing out on "some very important details in each field of play."
Ricci Bitti says IOC President Thomas Bach "is worried like you, like me" about details for Rio.
Two top IOC officials will travel to Rio soon to work permanently on preparations.
Ranju Kumari Jha (Thakur) is chairperson of the Women, Elderly Citizens and Social Welfare Committee of the Legislature-Parliament. Born in 2023 BS in Rajbiraj, CPN-UML lawmaker Jha plunged into student politics in 2045 BS, and became a member of the All Nepal National Free Students Union. She got elected...