28 Oct '14, 4pm

Judge Gives Rio 5 Days to Make Decision on Olympic Golf Course Changes: A judge has given the city of Rio de J...

SAO PAULO (AP) --- A judge has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games. The judge wants to know if they agree to "immediately" move three holes and redesign part of the course to make way for a wildlife corridor that will help preserve a local nature reserve, a demand made by local prosecutors. The public prosecutor's office is taking on the city government and the golf course developer in a lawsuit that contends environmental rules were breached in building the course, which had been billed as one of the highlights of the Rio Games. In the decision announced Monday, judge Eduardo Antonio Klausner denied a request to give more time for the two sides to negotiate ...

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