Rio's bay 'too dirty' for Olympics

Sailors say the bay of Rio de Janeiro is too dirty for sport as Brazilian biologists describe it as a latrine.

    Brazil is facing unwelcome attention because of water pollution in Rio de Janeiro.

    Olympic sailors say the city's bay is simply too dirty for sport.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Rio de Janeiro.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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