Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
Though the Zika virus, water pollution and corruption dominate the headlines about the Rio Olympics, with just six months to go it's time to focus on the athletes, writes CBC Sports host Scott Russell. more »