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Rio 2016

London 2012 Organizers Arriving In Rio For Debriefing

London 2012 organizers have been arriving in Rio Friday to pass on their knowledge to the hosts of the Rio 2016 Summer Games, reports the
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Rio 2016 To Follow Successful London 2012 Paralympics

The London 2012 Paralympic Games have ended with the Closing Ceremony called the "Festival of the Flame", and now it's on to Rio 2016. Encircling ...
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It's On To Rio 2016

Rio 2016 will receive the Olympic Flag and invite the world to visit the 2016 Games in Rio in an eight-minute presentation Sunday evening at ...
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Rio 2016 To Avoid Empty Seats

Organizers of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games say they hope to avoid empty seats that have become problematic at the London 2012 Games. Leonardo ...
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Rio 2016 Refutes Tokyo's Claims Of "Invisible Dynamics"

Rio 2016 officials have hit out at remarks by Tokyo's Governor Shintaro Ishihara in the press regarding the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) election process in ...
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Nuzman To Head Rio 2016 Organizing Committee

Carlos Nuzman, leader of Rio de Janeiro's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games and an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, announced Saturday he would ...
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Rio 2016 President Reveals Bid Strategies - And New Map

The Rio 2016 bid committee woke up in Copenhagen this morning as the Rio 2016 organizing committee after Friday's decisive 66-32 victory over Madrid to ...
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Rio Celebrates 2016 Win

Nearly 50,000 people erupted in celebration when Rio de Janeiro was announced host of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games Friday, jumping and cheering in a ...
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President Lula's Empassioned Remarks Highlight Rio 2016 Olympic Bid Presentation

Rio de Janeiro presented their 2016 Olympic bid to the IOC third, at 12:05 PM local time in Copenhagen. A summary follows.IOC member from Brazil ...
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Thousands Expected At Copacabana To Watch IOC Vote

About 100,000 people are expected at Copacabana beach Friday to watch the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Rio de ...
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Rio 2016 Summary
Bid Status: Rio won bid
Bid Date: October 2, 2009
Bid Location: IOC Congress in Copenhagen Denmark
Description: Rio last bid for the 2004 and 2012 Games but did not make the short list. The city is trying to leverage the success of the 2007 Pan Am Games in its run for the 2016 Olympics - and Brazil is currently preparing to host the 2014 World Cup.
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Web Site: http://www.rio2016.org.br

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