Prosecutor examines charges tied to Rio Olympic golf course

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro will face an inquiry into alleged misconduct in the construction of a golf course for the 2016 Olympics in a nature reserve, according to documents provided by the public prosecutors’ office Friday. Golf’s return to the Olympics after a more than century-long absence was meant to be triumphal, but the construction of the course in the Marapendi nature reserve – a narrow strip of green in the heart of one of Rio’s fastest-growing neighborhoods – has been dogged by lega

Source: sports.yahoo.com

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