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Carlos Nuzman – The Father of Rio 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), in a historic step, chose Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) to host the 2016 Summer Games. After enduring several decades of frustration, Brazil under the leadership of Carlos Arthur Nuzman, one of the world’s best Olympian leaders, won the election in September 2009. These Games will make their first-ever appearance in South America.

Clinching the Bid For 2016 Olympics – Rio De Janeiro Won the Race!

Dignitaries and representatives from four countries, US, Spain, Brazil and Japan were galore in the Bella Center Convention Center, Copenhagen, Denmark; eagerly awaiting the announcement of Jacques Rogge, the President of the International Olympic Association at 1830 hours as to who would host the 2016 Summer Olympics; Bella center was buzzing with activities; the final process of selecting the venue through voting by the 97 members out of 106 members of IOC, was on for the four candidate cities, Chicago, US, Madrid, Spain, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and Tokyo, Japan. The center witnessed hectic parleys and diplomatic activities to woo the members to vote for their country.

2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics – Was it a Good Choice?

The 2016 Olympics have been awarded to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, one of the largest cities in South America and the Western Hemisphere. To many, this was a fabulous choice, as South America has never hosted the Olympic Games, and this is an opportunity for Brazil to showcase its development into an international tour-de-force. However, there is a sizable amount of people who are not so sure about Rio’s viability as an Olympic host, for a number of reasons.

Is Rio De Janeiro Ready For the 2016 Olympics?

Rio de Janeiro will make history in 2016 when they host the Summer Olympics. This will be the first time that the Olympics will be held anywhere in South America. However, this is also one of the most important chances for South America to become a power and worthy of being a host for other important events.

Why Are There No Lilting Sambas About the Junkie From Fuller Park?

For the consideration of the International Olympic Committee, here are 16 reasons to host the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro instead of Chicago: (1) President Obama wants them in Chicago. Really badly. More important than his wanting them in Chicago is his decision to drop everything in the middle of a recession, a health care debate, and two wars to head to Copenhagen on separate jumbo jet junkets with his wife to make a special entreaty for his home city.

Brazil Wins Olympic Bid to Host 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro

The Olympic Committee has chosen Brazil as the host country for the 2016 Olympic Games. Brazil is one of the future bright stars of the world as it has economically grown strong, and will one day be amongst the top nations. Brazil has also been very careful not to burn bridges with the United States, while making friends with Russia, China, India and trading with EU nations, all of Latin America, as well as Australia, Canada and some of the African Nations. Brazil has been a great Global Community team player, and I feel a very good choice.

History of Paralympics

The Paralympic Games is an international sport event for world-class athletes living with a disability. Read the history of Paralympics.

The British and the London 2012 Olympics

What a strange race we are, the British! For more than 2,000 years the people of the United Kingdom have blended patiently into a fusion of creed and colour. Countless cultures have come together, blooming gradually in the spirit of inclusion. Perhaps, the London 2012 Olympic Games will become a beacon to light the way back to our self-understanding and national pride.

Olympic Track Star – Jesse Owens

In the legacy of legendary athletes, many times track and field stars are overlooked in favor of those stars of the popular televised team sports such as hockey and football. However, there are enough people who are interested in a Jesse Owens quiz that it shows that there are some track stars who have been able to surpass even that limitation and enter into the list of athletic legends that people think of in this country. Jesse Owens was born James Cleveland Owens, and would become one of the most well known Olympic Athletes in American History.

2010 Vancouver Olympics – The Place to Be

Once every four years, the eyes of the world turn to rest on one particular town or city: the site of the World Olympics, where the action will be. Next year, in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, the international spotlight will be on Whistler, home to Blackcomb, top skiing destination of the world for more than 10 consecutive years now.

What Was So Special About the 1980 Winter Olympics?

Known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, the 1980 Winter Olympics were a winter sporting event that took place from February 13 to February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, in the United States. During this time, one of the greatest sports moments took place. This event is widely known as the “Miracle on Ice.”

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