Watch: What's wrong with the Rio Olympics?

The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics are just around the corner, but things haven't been going smoothly leading up to them. From the Zika Virus pandemic to unhealthy water to political strife, pre-Olympic life in Rio has been chaotic.

Learn more about the controversies and health issues of the Rio Games in under 60 seconds and don't forget to check out infographic -- The 5 Rings of Olympic HELL.

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  • The Rio Olympics disaster: A brief timeline [The Week]
  • As Olympics near, violence grips Rios [NPR]
  • Brazil's Recession [CNN Money]
  • Olympic water contaminated with raw sewage [CBS]
  • Drug-resistant bacteria found at Rio Olympic site [CBS]
  • Zika Virus adding to long list of Brazil Olympic woes [CBS]