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Rio begins 1,000-day countdown to Olympics with a blast

Rio marked 1000 days to the 2016 Olympics by starting the impending countdown with a blast, dynamiting the entrance to a tunnel to the new Transolimpica expressway which will link the city centre with future Games sites. Organising Committee president Carlos Arthur Nuzman and Rio governor Sergio Cabral were on…