Given all the issues reported with wiring, plumbing and flooding, organizers will be lucky if all the housing buildings are ready before the Games open Aug. 5.

This is not the first catastrophe-in-the-making to plague the Rio Olympics and, odds are, it won’t be the last. Some other mess is sure to come along and push the shoddy construction in the Village from the spotlight and their list of concerns. 

That’s not to make light of or minimize Rio’s problems. There’s never been this much pre-Games doom and gloom, even before Athens in 2004. So much so that it’s hard to decide, or even keep track, which of Rio’s woes is the worst.

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