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Rio 2016

Rio Ready For SportAccord

Officials from the Rio 2016 Bid Committee arrived in Denver Monday for the SportAccord conference from their training camp near Boulder where they have been
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Rio 2016 Gets Another Boost

Rio de Janeiro's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games received a significant boost Tuesday from the 26 countries participating in the XI General Assembly ...
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AmCham Brasil Supports Rio 2016

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), announced its support for Rio de Janeiro's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games at a lunch it hosted ...
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Carnival Records Boost Rio 2016

The Brazilian Ministry of Tourism has confirmed that about 719,000 visitors attended Rio's annual Carnival celebrations this year. The Brazilian Association of Hotels said hotel ...
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Carnival Crime Mars Rio 2016 Bid

Rio de Janeiro's new mayor Eduardo Paes handed over a symbolic key to the city to a Carnival king Friday amid banners proclaiming Rio's 2016 ...
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Rio 2016 Delivers IPC Candidature File

The Rio 2016 bid committee delivered its Candidature file to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Thursday in Bonn, Germany. It was personally delivered by the ...
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Rio 2016 Reveals “Compact” Bid Plan

Rio de Janeiro revealed its Candidature File Monday for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The three-volume, 568-page file contains detailed answers to 300 technical questions ...
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Rio 2016 File Has Speedy Delivery

The Rio 2016 Candidate File was the first to be delivered Wednesday to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne Switzerland, said a Rio 2016 ...
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Rio 2016 Sailing Venue Environmental Project Begins

An event marking the start of another environmental project for Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Summer Olympic Games bid was held Monday, attended by the Minister ...
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Rio 2016 Candidate File En Route

The completion of Rio de Janeiro's Candidature File for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games was celebrated Thursday at the Rio 2016 Wheel in Copacabana and ...
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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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