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Land dispute thickens in Rio

Updated: May 18, 2012, 9:43 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- The ownership dispute over the land set to be used for the Olympic golf course for 2016 took another twist Friday when a court ordered the city of Rio de Janeiro to hand over the contracts with the owner of the land -- and city officials said no such documents existed.

A Brazilian court issued a search warrant for the contracts on behalf of a company claiming ownership of the property, saying it had the right to see the documents related to the land.

The city said it hasn't ...

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