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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.

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He appears to have intended the rings to represent the five ... due to the outbreak of World War I, but the symbol and flag were later adopted. ... carry the flame along with an escort of three others from there to Berlin.

mentalfloss.com/article/31263/what-do-olympic-rings-mean

Aug 3, 2016 ... "A white background, with five interlaced rings in the centre: blue, yellow, black, green and red ... is symbolic; it represents the five inhabited continents of the world, ... He never said nor wrote that any specific ring represents a specific ... The IOC takes their rings very seriously, and the symbol is subject to ...

www.quora.com/What-do-the-Olympic-rings-represent

There are five Olympic rings in five colours (plus the white background) and they look like this: ... The rings represent 5 world continents, Africa, Asia, America, Europe and Oceania. The symbol was originally designed in 1912 by Baron Pierre ...

www.topendsports.com/events/summer/traditions/rings.htm

The five Olympic rings represent the five major regions of the world – Africa, the ... There is one country's flag that has every color that is represented on the ...

stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/Reports/EN/en_report_1303.pdf

Meaning of the five rings and flag — History of the rings and flag suggested by Pierre ... This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colours are ... Games to be an international event from the time of their re- ... me crosses different regions, countries and continents.

www.gislounge.com/geography-of-the-olympic-rings

Aug 2, 2012 ... While the five rings symbolize each of the world's continents, the ... to the Olympics: there are sixteen in all, one for each day of the Olympics.

www.npr.org/sections/thetorch/2012/08/10/158569089/seeing-the-world-through-the-olympic-rings-and-infographicsinfographics

Aug 10, 2012 ... Using only the rings of the Olympic logo, artist Gustavo Sousa strips ... one of the five continents competing at the Olympics: Africa (yellow), ... Their relative size reflects the region's role in social issues such as ... "The rings represent healthy competition and union, but we know the world isn't perfect," he said ...

www.kidsplayandcreate.com/what-do-the-olympic-rings-represent-fun-facts-about-the-olympics-for-kids

There are five Olympic rings. The five rings represent 5 regions of the world: Africa, Asia, the Americas (North and South), Australia and Europe. The five colors ...

www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-do-the-olympic-rings-represent.html

Mar 21, 2017 ... The 5 Olympic Rings represent the 5 continents of the world. ... typically design an Olympic emblem to represent the games in their countries.