Rio 2016

Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games logoThe host city of the Games will be Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They are scheduled to be held from August 5 to 21, 2016, making these the first Summer Olympics to be held during the host city's winter. There will be 30 competitions in three other zones: Copacabana, Deodoro, and Maracan√£.

It will mark the first time a South American city hosts the event, the first to host the hemisphere's winter, and also the first time a Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) country hosts the event.

Website: Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games