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.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading
international ... Over 13,000 athletes compete at the Summer and Winter Olympic
Games in 33 different ...... After the 1988...
Jul 23, 2012 ... When the Olympics allowed pro athletes to compete, the money-making potential
of the games increased dramatically, says Bob Greene.
Olympic athletes have natural talent, dedication, and drive. ... In 1986,
professional athletes were given permission by the International Federation to
compete in ...
Aug 8, 2016 ... When the International Olympic Committee was formed in 1894 by Pierre de
Coubertin, he intended the athletes competing in the Olympics to ...
The Olympics, which occurs every four years, is one of the world's greatest
sporting events. Inspired by the ancient Olympics in Greece, the modern games ...
In 1986, professional athletes were given permission by the International
Federation to compete in each sport of the Olympic Games. One of the reasons
Jun 19, 2016 ... Jim Gordon is incorrect. All Olympic Sports allow professional athletes to
compete. It has been this way since the early 1990's. Some sports do ...
Jun 1, 2016 ... Hatton took to Twitter to say: “Pro boxers in the olympics. ... Russia Says 14 of Its
Athletes Are Suspected of Doping at Beijing Olympics MAY 24, ...
It should be the best against the best. Wasn't that the original point of the
olympics. There was no such thing as a professional athlete when they started.