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Ex-World Sailing CEO: ‘I was fired for trying to move Rio event’

Brazilian athletes Samuel Albrecht and Isabel Swan practice in Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Nov. 3, 2015. Since August, The Associated Press has expanded its testing to include offshore sampling sites inside sailing circuits in the bay and in the middle of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon where rowing and canoeing lanes were located during recent test events. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Brazilian athletes Samuel Albrecht and Isabel Swan practice in Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Nov. 3, 2015. Since August, The Associated Press has expanded its testing to include offshore sampling sites inside sailing circuits in the bay and in the middle of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon where rowing and canoeing lanes were located during recent test events. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO—The former CEO of World Sailing says he was fired for pushing to get rid of polluted Guanabara Bay as the sailing venue...




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