2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics 2016

Host city : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Motto : Live your passion

Nations participating : 146 qualified (206 expected)

Athletes participating : 5,412 (more than 10,500 expected)

Events : 306 in 28 sports

Olympics Opening ceremony : August 5

Olympics Closing ceremony : August 21

Olympics 2016 Stadium : Maracanã Stadium

Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of Olympics 2016 is going to be held on August 5 in Brazil.

2016 Logo

Rio Olympics 2016 logo The original logo introduced out by the Brazilian Olympic Committee was an ordinary Green logo. At a later date, a “Sugar Loaf” logo was suggested. The 3rd along with the final 2016 Summer Olympics logo has 3 statistics (yellow, green and blue) realized at the hands, as well as in a three-way hug. The sign is made maintaining 4 elements in your mind; contagious strength, beautiful diversity, exuberant environment, and Olympic spirit. The emblem, given by local agency. The Rio Company Tatil intended the profitable access for the logo in a rivalry involving 139 agencies. Based on former IOC President Jacques Rogge, the logo carries the ideas of Rio de Janeiro as well as Brazil in these Games.

Rio Summer Olympics 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, is the 31st Olympic Game, the world's biggest worldwide multi-sport occasion which is conducted every 4 years. This Summer Olympics of 2016 are generally called as Rio 2016, because these competitors will be conducted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The host city of Rio de Janeiro was declared at the 121st IOC Session conducted in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 2, 2009. The various other finalists were Madrid, Spain; Chicago, USA; and Tokyo, Japan. Rio becomes the very first South American town to actually host the Summer Olympics , as well as the 3rd city in the south eastern hemisphere to maintain the online games, after the 1956 and also 2000 Olympics, together held in Australia.

The games are going to open up on August 5, 2016 as well as the closing event will likely be on August 21, 2016. The games will certainly benefits 28 sporting activities — which include rugby sevens as well as golf that were additional by the International Olympic Committee in 2009.


The Opening Ceremony of Olympics 2016 is on August 5 and the Closing ceremony is on August 21, 2016. You can also get the complete schedule events calendar....More

Torch Relay

The Olympics 2016 Torch Relay is going to begin Brazilian journey on 3 May 2016. This will start on April 21, 2016 and end on August 5, 2016. The theme is yet to be decided. Plans for the relay had begun as early as in ...More

Which functions will likely be held where?

Occasions will likely be staged in 34 venues, which 18 already are working, 9 are new and also 7 are short-term. They are surely spread over 4 districts called ‘Olympic clusters’: Barra de Tijuva, Copacabana, Deodoro as well as Maracana. Football games are going to be conducted in different stadiums outside the city.

Motto: Enjoy Your Enthusiasm

Rio 2016's motto is “Live your own passion”, in Russian: “Viva sua paixão”. Certain open public holidays in Brazil occur throughout the games as well as some cities might routine local community holidays throughout the Olympics.

Every 4 Years Before

The Olympic Games are a worldwide multi-sporting occasion subdivided into summer time and winter time games. Earlier, the summer and winter adventures were in a similar year, with a four-year space between the games.

Every 2 Yrs Right now

In 1992 the routine changed, as well as nowadays the winter and summer activities swap by 2 yrs. The final Summer Olympic Games were in London 2012 along with the previous winter games were in Sochi, Russia in 2014.

2016 Tickets

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2016 Sports

28 sports and 41 disciplines are going to be featured in this year’s Olympic....More


The host city of Olympics and Paralympics is no doubt . However, some other events do require facilities that are located elsewhere..More

Participating Countries

206 countries are expected to participate in the Olympics . Look for the complete list of participating countries in Olympics...More

Rio Summer Olympics Broadcasting

To carry forward the IOC’s tradition of utmost commitment to provide the viewers across the globe over-the-air television coverage, Olympics will be broadcast by a number of regional broadcasters....More

Medal Tally

View complete list of Olympics medals Here

What time is the Closing Ceremony?

The Olympics will conclude with a terminating ceremony on August 21, 2016.