Rio olympics 2016: Australia is already suffering Kitty fatigue

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    This article criticises the conduct of Australia's Olympic chef de mission, Kitty Chiller. The article chronicles Chiller's complaints about conditions in Rio, and suggests more soft diplomacy is needed, and a realisation that Rio is staging these Games at great economic and social costs, and in the midst of a political crisis.

    Period1 Aug 2016

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    • Olympic Games
    • economic costs
    • political crisis