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2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bids_for_Olympic_Games

National Olympic Committees select from within their national territory cities to put forward bids to host an Olympic Games. The staging of the Paralympic Games ...

www.olympic.org/all-about-the-candidature-process

Hosting the Olympic Games offers manifold benefits and opportunities to a Candidate City and the host region and country. Many years of careful and precise ...

www.olympic.org/host-city-election

While billions of people around the world enjoy watching the Olympic Games every two years, it is sometimes overlooked just how much work goes in to hosting ...

teacher.scholastic.com/activities/athens_games/backyard.htm

Learn about how the host country is chosen for the Olympics. ... especially the Winter Olympics, were selected on the strength of being a popular place ... Any city that wants to host the Olympic Games puts in its name to the IOC and is ... effects of hosting the Olympic games may not prove beneficial if the bid committees do ...

content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1927402,00.html

Oct 1, 2009 ... The International Olympic Committee (IOC) convenes in ... Before voting begins, each city will get the chance to make a final one-hour pitch ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-requirements-for-a-nation-to-host-Olympics

Economy-First and foremost. Climatic conditions - one of the deciding factors. Enough space to ... Do the Olympics ever lose money for the host city and nation ? ... Now, the requirements for a city are that they must be able to convince the IOC ...

entertainment.howstuffworks.com/cities-chosen-to-host-olympics.htm

Learn how cities vie for the chance to host the Olympic Games. ... But how did the IOC arrive at its decision? ... in this case being the decision of which city in their respective countries can apply to become a host city for the upcoming games.

entertainment.howstuffworks.com/cities-chosen-to-host-olympics1.htm

Learn how cities vie for the chance to host the Olympic Games. ... and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that they'll do a top-notch job of organizing the ... to get a feel for how excited the population is about possibly hosting the games.

tokyo2020.jp/en/games/plan/data/hostcitycontract-or-EN.pdf

The Host City Contract - Operational Requirements (the “HCC Operational ... Host City, the Host NOC and the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games ( the ..... Ensure that the duration of the competitions of the Olympic Games does not ...