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The city of Rio de Janeiro has been elected host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in 2016.

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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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