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Rio 2016 Olympics Starts from 5th August to 21st August

Rio 2016 Olympics is a major international multi-sport event is take place in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. It’s Officially known as Games of the XXXI Olympiad.  Morethan 10500 athletes from 207 countries are participating in this Rio Olympics. Kosovo and South Sudan are first-time entrants in this Olympics. Rio Olympics Sporting Events will take place in 38 venues in Brazil. Mark Roberts Motion Control brand new Robotic technology will be used Rio Olympic Games

Why Brazil Hosts the 2016 Olympics

Brazil hosts 2016 summer Olympics, In the bidding process, Rio and Madrid had gone into the day considered the favourites, ahead of Tokyo and Chicago. In Final Rio took a Significant Lead over the Madrid, the Lead held and Rio was chosen by the International Olympic Committee to become the first South American city to host the Olympics.

Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony

The 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony will take place in Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro starting at 20:00 BRT on the evening of Friday 5 August.

The creative directors for the ceremony will be two Brazilian renowned film directors: Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener), and the producer Daniela Thomas (who co-directed the handover from London 2012) and Andrucha Waddington.

Sporting Events in Rio 2016

rio 2016 olympics


  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Water Polo
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoe Slalom
  • Canoe Sprint
  • Cycling BMX
  • Cycling Mountain Biking
  • Cycling Road
  • Cycling Track
  • Equestrian Dressage
  • Equestrian Eventing
  • EquestrianJumping
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Artistic Gymnastics
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Trampoline Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Modern Pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Rugby Sevens
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Freestyle Wrestling
  • Greco – Roman Wrestling

Countries and Athletes participating in Rio 2016

More than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including first-time entrants Kosovo and South Sudan, are scheduled to take part.  The games will feature 28 Olympic sports — including rugby sevens and golf.

Venues in Brazil hosting Sporting Events




Artistic GymnasticsRio Olympic Arena
AthleticsOlympic Stadium
BadmintonRiocentro – Pavilion 4
BasketballCarioca Arena 1
BasketballYouth Arena
Beach VolleyballBeach Volleyball Arena
BoxingRiocentro – Pavilion 6
Canoe SlalomWhitewater Stadium
Canoe SprintLagoa Stadium
Cycling BMXOlympic BMX Centre
Cycling Mountain BikeMountain Bike Centre
Cycling RoadFort Copacabana
Cycling RoadPontal
Cycling TrackRio Olympic Velodrome
DivingMaria Lenk Aquatics Centre
EquestrianOlympic Equestrian Centre
FencingCarioca Arena 3
FootballAmazônia Arena
FootballCorinthians Arena
FootballFonte Nova Arena
FootballMané Garrincha Stadium
FootballOlympic Stadium
GolfOlympic Golf Course
HandballFuture Arena
HockeyOlympic Hockey Centre
JudoCarioca Arena 2
Marathon SwimmingFort Copacabana
Modern PentathlonDeodoro Aquatics Centre
Modern PentathlonDeodoro Stadium
Modern PentathlonYouth Arena
Rhythmic GymnasticsRio Olympic Arena
RowingLagoa Stadium
Rugby SevensDeodoro Stadium
SailingMarina da Glória
ShootingOlympic Shooting Centre
SwimmingOlympic Aquatics Stadium
Synchronised SwimmingMaria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Table TennisRiocentro – Pavilion 3
TaekwondoCarioca Arena 3
TennisOlympic Tennis Centre
Trampoline GymnasticsRio Olympic Arena
TriathlonFort Copacabana
Water PoloMaria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Water PoloOlympic Aquatics Stadium
WeightliftingRiocentro – Pavilion 2
WrestlingCarioca Arena 2

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