In the Brazilian city of Rio, thousands of residents have been facing a drinking water crisis. Experts have recorded an abnormal amount of geosmin, a substance produced by micro algae that proliferate in water. Authorities and the company in charge of water distribution insist the substance isn't dangerous. But many residents are complaining of nausea and stomach aches. Our correspondents Fanny Lothaire, Pierre Le Duff and Laura Damase take us to the areas of Rio most affected and also to the source of the problem.
United States swimming stars Natalie Coughlin and Missy Franklin on Monday shrugged off the possible threat posed by the Zika virus to athletes at August's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as team officials outlined precautions to protect competitors. The pair were joined by other Team USA members including Ryan Lochte, Simone Manuel and Nathan Adrian at a press conference ahead of the 2016 games.