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Countdown to next Summer Olympics is 2 years and counting

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RIO DE JANEIRO (APTN/FOX) - Organizers gathered Tuesday to mark the two-year countdown to the start of the 2016 Olympic Games.

With just two years to go, officials in Brazil said all projects currently under construction will be ready in time.

There are more than 2,000 workers at the Olympic Park, which will be the heart of the games.

It's expected to host 14 sporting events including gymnastics, swimming and basketball.

Concerns persist, however, over Guanabara Bay where sailing events will take place.

The city's mayor acknowledged the water is badly polluted with waste - a mess officials say could take a decade to fix.

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