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Rio 2016

Rio 2016

The city of Rio de Janeiro has been elected host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016.
Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic Games!

Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic Games!

After 1964, the Games return for a second time to the Japanese capital! Tokyo will host the 2020 Olympic Games!
Get ready for Beijing 2022

Get ready for Beijing 2022

The 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur has elected Beijing to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games

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Rio 2016 301 days to go
PyeongChang 2018 854 days to go
Tokyo 2020 1750 days to go
Beijing 2022 2310 days to go

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    Rio rapids ready to roll


    On 29 September 2015, at the Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, the world’s media was given a first glimpse of the course that will provide the world’s top canoe slalom specialists with their sta...

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    Korean archers dominate test event at Rio’s Sambodromo


    On 15-22 September, Rio de Janeiro’s Sambodromo played host to the Aquece Rio International Archery Challenge. The official archery test event for Rio 2016 saw 125 athletes from 27 countries competing...

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    First test events in view as IOC concludes 5th Coordination Commission visit in PyeongChang


    The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 has concluded its fifth visit (22-24 September) to the Korean host city positive about...

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    PyeongChang 2018 breaks new ground!


    An important milestone in the preparations for PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games was reached on 22 September, as the local organising committee POCOG staged a ceremony to break ground on the construction ...

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    Fifth IOC Coordination Commission visit begins in PyeongChang


    The fifth visit of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 got underway today (22 September) with a ground-breaking ceremony at the PyeongChang Olympic Village,...

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    Bullseye! Rio youngsters take a bow!


    As Rio de Janeiro geared up for the official archery test event at the city’s world-famous Sambódromo, kids from a local neighbourhood were given a marvellous opportunity to try the sport out for them...

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    Rio welcomes canoe stars


    The Lagoa Lagoon, at the heart of Rio da Janeiro’s south zone, provided a stunning backdrop for the Aquece Rio International Canoe Sprint Challenge. With qualification places at next summer’s Olympic ...

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    Brazilians and Latvians show their class on the beach in Rio


    The Rio 2016 qualification process for beach volleyball got underway on 2-6 September as the FIVB World Tour arrived in the host city to put the Olympic venue at Copacabana through its paces. The men...