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Romario blasts Rio 2016 organizers

Updated: July 5, 2012, 1:55 PM ET
Associated Press

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian congressman and former soccer star Romario has called for more transparency at the Brazilian Olympic Committee and in the country's organization of the 2016 Rio Games.

Romario says the Brazilian Olympic Committee must release more information on the committee's finances, including the officials' salaries, and that local organizers of the 2016 Games must avoid the overspending and the misuse of public funds that marked the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio.

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