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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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    Olympic Torch Relay to visit every state in Brazil

    29/01/2015

    The Olympic flame will travel across 26 states and through 250 cities and towns on a 20,000km journey around Brazil in the lead-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. As the Organising Committee announced ...

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    Rio 2016 ticketing programme launched

    16/01/2015

    A new web portal enabling spectators to secure tickets to Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been launched by the Organising Committee this week. Those hoping to attend should register their interest at www...

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    Over 240,000 volunteer applications for Rio 2016

    19/12/2014

    The recruitment of the 70,000 volunteers required to stage a successful Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 is well under way. More than 240,000 applicants are now taking part in the first phase o...

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