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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/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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.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) ...

www.olympics.mu/how-many-days-olympic-games-last.html

While athletes train most of their lives preparing for the Olympics, the actual games only last for 16 days. During these exciting days, 300 events take place in 35 ...

roomfordebate.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/23/too-many-olympic-events-or-not-enough

Feb 23, 2010 ... There's also the cachet that that comes with being an Olympic sport, .... the Winter Olympic Games has increased at a much accelerated pace.

olympics.wikia.com/wiki/Olympic_Games

The Olympic Games is an international multi-sport event subdivided into summer ... As a result, many colonies and dependencies are permitted to host their own ...