6 Oct 2017

Rio 2016 Olympic chief arrested amid bribery probe

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 6 October 2017

The president of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games has been arrested over bribery allegations. Carlos Nuzman, who heads the Brazilian Olympic Committee, is suspected of paying bribes to secure the games for Rio. Journalist Alexandre Tortoriello in Rio de Janeiro tells Guyon Espiner the arrest is part of a corruption investigation called Operation Fair Play.