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    Past Games inspire Rio 2016 volunteer applications

    12/09/2014

    Just one week after applications opened, more than 60,000 people have already registered their interest in volunteering at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with many of the candidates being inspired to sig...

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    Volunteers: “The lifeblood of the Olympic Games”

    28/08/2014

    Volunteering has been a core part of the Olympic Games ever since it was first introduced during the 1948 Games in London. Now, with the Rio 2016 Organising Committee launching the application process...

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    Rio 2016 launches volunteer programme

    28/08/2014

    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has launched the application process for the volunteer programme that will operate during the 2016 Olympic Games. The organisers are looking for 70,000 people – from ...

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    Rio sailing event proves great success

    11/08/2014

    Organisers and athletes have praised the Aquece International Sailing Regatta – the first in a series of major sporting events to be held in Rio as the Brazilian city prepares to stage the 2016 Olympi...

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    Rio 2016 launches official ‘Look of the Games’

    05/08/2014

    To mark two years to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Organising Committee has unveiled the official ‘Look of the Games’ which will be used for all the event’s visual c...

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    Rio 2016 marks two years to go

    05/08/2014

    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has today marked two years to go until the start of the 2016 Olympic Games with a number of exciting milestones, including the launch of a new-look website and the un...

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    Rio 2016 launches new-look website

    05/08/2014

    To mark two years to go until the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, the Rio 2016 Organising Committee has re-launched the official Games website with a new-look design. The exciting new design (www.rio...

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    Rio 2016 puts legacy at heart of Games planning

    05/08/2014

    As the countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games continues, the Organising Committee has underlined its commitment to ensure the Games leave a lasting legacy for the host city and Brazilian society as a...

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    Rio 2016 releases calendar of pre-Games events

    04/08/2014

    The Rio 2016 Organising Committee has unveiled a draft calendar of elite-level sporting events that the Brazilian city will host during the build-up to the 2016 Olympic Games, which will allow Rio to ...

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    International Sailing Regatta set to bring Olympic fever to Rio

    31/07/2014

    Rio de Janeiro is set to welcome many of the word’s leading sailors to its shores from 2-9 August, as the Brazilian city hosts the Aquece International Sailing Regatta. The world-class regatta – which...

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