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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/List_of_Olympic_Games_host_cities

This is a list of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern Olympics began in 1896. Since then, summer games have usually – but not always – celebrated a four-year period known as an Olympiad. There have been 29 Summer Olympic Games held in 23 cities, and 22 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_sports

Olympic sports are sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The 2016 .... There are many sports that easily make the required numbers but are not recognized as Olympic sports, mainly because the IOC has decided to put a ...

www.olympic.org/sports

behind the games. torch relay · mascots · olympic medals · ancient games. Programmes. olympic solidarity · sport and active society · women in sport · Sport for ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Games

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international ... Their creation was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia, Greece, from the .... This feeling was shared by many of the athletes, who even demanded that Athens be the permanent Olympic host city.

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/sports

At the first Olympic Games in 1896, there were nine sports contested. Since that time many sports have been added (and removed too) from the program.

www.quora.com/How-many-types-of-Olympic-Games-are-there

Wikipedia has a good article. Most people/countries consider the Summer Olympics to be the most pinnacle. Though some countries (notedly, Scandinavian) might ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Summer_Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and ... Many restrictions are in place designed to prevent bidding cities from ..... Olympic Games, refugees were ineligible to compete because of their inability to  ...

metro.co.uk/2016/08/22/how-many-olympics-have-there-been-heres-why-rio-isnt-the-32nd-games-6083908

Aug 22, 2016 ... Rio de Janeiro hosted the Olympics Games for the first time this year, but how many Olympic games have there been? Counting only the ...

www.thoughtco.com/olympic-game-cities-1434453

Apr 2, 2017 ... Get a complete listing of all Olympic Game cities from the beginning in 1896 through 2020, including Summer and Winter Olympic Games host ...