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  • News | RIO 2016

    Olympic Games Rio 2016 - Sports Venues

    After the Games, as part of the Venue Use Agreement, Rio 2016 began repurposing or dismantling some of the venues in the Barra Olympic Park.
    16 Mar 2017 | RIO 2016, Legacy, Olympic News
  • News | Women in Sport

    International Women’s Day: overcoming her-dles!

    Today is International Women’s Day. An opportunity for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to recall the efforts made to reach its key objective of parity, both on the field of play and within decision-making bodies.
    08 Mar 2017 | Women in Sport, Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | RIO 2016

    How do we know that Rio 2016 was a success

    The Olympic Games Rio 2016 were a true success story. This was underlined today in the meeting of the IOC Executive Board (EB) when facts and figures were presented. Rio 2016 were the most consumed Olympic Games in history. Here we take a close look at the facts behind the success of the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
    06 Dec 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016
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    Rio 2016 trap and skeet events crown five new champions

    The five trap and skeet events at Rio 2016 threw up plenty of suspense and produced some notable champions, from Australia’s Catherine Skinner, the youngest of the lot at 26, to the Independent Olympic Athlete Abdullah Al-Rashidi, the oldest at 52. Also making the headlines was evergreen American shooter Kimberly Rhode, who won an individual medal for the sixth Games in a row, an Olympic record.
    10 Nov 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Shooting
  • News | RIO 2016

    Record-breaking results for YOG athletes at Rio 2016

    28 sports, 306 events and more than 11,000 athletes vying for the honour of having a medal around their neck. Facts and figures from the Olympic Games Rio 2016 make for impressive reading – and those concerning Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes who have made the step up to the grandest stage of all are no exception. Here, we take a look at the pick of the bunch…
    31 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, YOG
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