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Is Rio Ready For The Summer Olympics?05:24
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Work continues at the Olympic Shooting Center at Deodoro in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games on July 4, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Work continues at the Olympic Shooting Center at Deodoro in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games on July 4, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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The summer Olympics begin a month from today. But, the athletic competition has been overshadowed by Zika, polluted water and concerns about crime and security. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with sports analyst Mike Pesca to see if Rio is ready to welcome the world.

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Mike Pesca, Here & Now sports analyst, host of the daily podcast The Gist. He tweets @pescami.

This segment aired on July 6, 2016.

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