Brazilian authorities have closed the main stadium for the 2016 Rio Olympics because of roof problems, the city's mayor said.
An Olympics banner is spread along the turf at the Joao Havelange stadium in Rio on August 19, 2012. Brazilian authorities have closed the stadium because of roof problems, the city's mayor said.
The Joao Havelange stadium -- due to host athletics competitions during the Games -- will be "closed indefinitely" until the matter is resolved, Eduardo Paes told reporters Tuesday.
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