Positive Changes for the City Hosting the Olympic Games

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More recently passed the closing of the Olympic Games in Sochi, and now the whole world is looking forward to the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in the Rio de Janeiro, known as the marvelous city, whose government allocate huge amount of money for this event. The marvelous city has been elected in October of 2009, after the election of the hosting city among Madrid (Spain), Chicago (U.S.A), Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Tokyo (Japan), becoming the first host city of the Games of the Summer Olympiad in South America. In order to be ready for the hosting, the government of Rio de Janeiro has already started to prepare for the Olympic Games, which will continue from 5th to 21st of August 2014. About 15 villages, stadiums were built and reformed. Moreover, 5 stadiums are going to opened in 2015. (www.olympic.org) The overall budget for the 2016 Olympic Games is approximately $14.4 billion, which is about 5.76 billion Brazilian real.(www.brazilnyc.com)Despite this,the government should spend more money in order to attract more tourists from all around the world and gain more profit from the games. To be ready to hosting the Olympic Games, the city’s life conditions must be convenient. Nonetheless, the Rio de Janeiro’s most residents’ life conditions are the worst. The index of Rio de Janeiro's population has led to a severe shortage of housing. Millions of people had to build their own houses from crowbar materials, such as wood, metals, sheet. That kind of temporary and
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