Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking the Maracana Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
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Rio 2016: City hopes to win hearts with 'budget' ceremony

All eyes are on the Maracana stadium as Rio hopes to win over hearts and minds with its low-cost Olympic opening ceremony on Friday.

The Rio Olympics have had their fair share of controversy, with the Zika virus, water pollution, construction delays, and Brazil's political and economic crisis.

Wyre Davies reports.

  • 05 Aug 2016
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