It’s only a little less than a month now until the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics commences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. While the Olympics are usually cause for celebration among the world’s sports fans, there are a number of different reasons to be concerned about this summer’s games. In fact, there are some folks around the world that think the 2016 games should be cancelled entirely! Why is this the case? Here are 15 reasons:

1. A Bad Omen


The 2016 Summer Olympics once had a mascot, Juma. She escaped after making a public appearance, only to be cornered and shot by the military later on…

2. Another Omen…


Not ominous enough for you? How about the fact the human body parts recently washed up on the stretch of sand that will play host to the Volleyball competition?