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Rio Olympics Disasters: Media Bus Shooting, Algae Infested Pool & More!

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Aug. 10 2016, Published 5:16 p.m. ET

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The Rio Olympics have included their fair share of hiccups – get the worst of them on RadarOnline.com.

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A bus carrying Olympic media members was shot at while leaving a women's basketball game between Turkey and Japan on Tuesday, according to reports.

Security Issues at Rio 2016 Olympic Venues

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Police confirmed that two people were injured, though not seriously, as Olympic employees insisted to the Toronto Star that the bus was hit with rocks, not bullets.

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Diving – Olympics: Day 4

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Meanwhile, one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, where the divers for the women's synchronized 10-meter platform competed, turned dark green on Tuesday.

Diving – Olympics: Day 4

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The nasty new coloring was caused by the "proliferation of algae" due to the hot and minimally ventilated venue, the Rio Organizing Committee explained.

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Swimming – Olympics: Day 3

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Worst of all, the Rio Olympics were hit by yet another doping scandal, after Russia's Yulia Efimova and seven other swimmers failed doping tests or were named in the World Anti-Doping Agency's investigation.

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The 24-year-old was quietly reinstated for the Games, but received boos from the crowd during her preliminary 100-meter breaststroke.

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