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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Olympic_Games_host_cities

This is a list of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern ... In 2022, Beijing will become the only city that has held both the summer and winter Olympic Games. ... In 2016, Rio de Janeiro became South America's first Olympic host city, while the African continent is yet to host the Olympic ...

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 ... They must show that they can host the games in new stadiums and venues, they must ...

abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=80796

When the International Olympic Committee decides the site of the 2008 Summer Games on Friday, there will be much more at stake than the backdrop for an ...

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

Hosting the Olympic Games offers manifold benefits and opportunities to a ... As in Stage 1 the IOC will host a workshop for the Candidate Cities in regard to ...

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.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 ...

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

Ways by which that country can make the olympics a memorable one or certain ... Now, the requirements for a city are that they must be able to convince the IOC ...

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

Learn how cities vie for the chance to host the Olympic Games. ... to get a feel for how excited the population is about possibly hosting the games. If a city is in a spot prone to natural disasters, that can be an issue, as can the local weather.