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Olympic flame lit in Greece for Rio de Janeiro and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad

April 21, 2016

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Olympic flame lit in Greece for Rio de Janeiro and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad BBC News An actor performing the role of high priestess lit the torch by using the sun’s rays. The torch will be taken by various runners on an international relay that will culminate at the opening ceremony in Rio […]

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IOC workshop gives Candidate Cities 2024 valuable insight into IBC/MPC, Olympic Village

April 10, 2016

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IOC workshop gives Candidate Cities 2024 valuable insight into IBC/MPC, Olympic Village 2024 Bid Cities: Los Angeles (United States), Rome (Italy), Budapest (Hungary) and Paris (France) International Olympic Committee April 8, 2016 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) yesterday concluded a successful two-day workshop with the Candidate Cities 2024, dedicated to the Olympic Village, the International […]

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Venues of the 2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro – Games of the XXXI Olympiad

April 10, 2016

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Venues of the 2016 Summer Olympics Rio de Janeiro – Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO 2016 OLYMPICS 5th August – 21st August Source: Rio 2016 Sustainability was the theme as the Olympic Aquatics Stadium for the Rio 2016 Games was officially unveiled on 8 April 2016. The arena for swimming and water […]

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NFL: Rams will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season, history of NFL mergers and Super Bowl

January 13, 2016

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NFL: Rams will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season NFL owners voted 30-2 to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles for the 2016 season and to give the San Diego Chargers a one-year option to join the Rams in Inglewood. Source: NFL HOUSTON- NFL owners in Houston voted 30-2 to […]

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Rio de Janeiro 2016 to unveil 8 new Olympic venues during 25 test events

January 11, 2016

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Rio de Janeiro 2016 to unveil 8 new Olympic venues during 25 test events over next 5 months Source: Rio 2016 It may be more than six months until the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but there will be plenty of Games-related sporting action in the city before then. Starting with basketball […]

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NFL and MLB: Atlanta and Minneapolis new stadiums update December, 2015

December 11, 2015

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NFL and MLB: Atlanta and Minneapolis new stadiums update December, 2015 New Atlanta Falcons Mercedes-Benz Stadium December 11, 2015 stadium photo update Click images below to enlarge. Click your return arrow to return to this article. Source: Atlanta Falcons The new stadium home for the Atlanta Falcons’ is located next to the 22-year-old Georgia Dome. The […]

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Rio de Janeiro: 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games venues taking shape

November 5, 2015

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Rio de Janeiro: New images show key venues for 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games taking shape New images showing some of the key venues being constructed for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been released by the Brazilian Federal Government. The photographs, taken at the end of October 2015, show venues taking shape […]

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Los Angeles strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC

August 31, 2015

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Los Angeles strikes 2024 Olympic bid deal with USOC Last month, the USOC scrapped its plans to make Boston the 2024 bid city and entered talks with Los Angeles. Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles and the U.S. Olympic Committee have struck a deal that will make the city America’s 2024 Olympic bidder pending […]

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Nigeria basketball team wins AfroBasket, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

August 31, 2015

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Nigeria basketball team wins AfroBasket, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics Nigeria beat Angola 74-65 Source: Team Nigeria Basketball Rades, Tunisia- 43 years, 17 tournaments and 4 finals was what it took for the Senior Men’s Nigerian basketball team to etch their name into the history books and become the 8th African country to lift the […]

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Water pollution, a tricky issue for Rio de Janeiro Olympics

August 26, 2015

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Water pollution, a tricky issue for Rio de Janeiro Olympics Xinhua RIO DE JANEIRO- Different from last year’s World Cup, an event which attracted widespread protests and was criticized by slow stadium construction, organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics that start within year from now are facing new tricky issues, the water pollution. The issue […]

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