Olympic

Rio is getting the Games visual identity

The Rio de Janeiro begins to take the colors of the Olympic Games. The Tunnel named Engineer Coelho Cintra, known as “Túnel Novo”, connecting Botafogo to Copacabana, was the first to have the visual identity chosen by the City Hall. The tunnel is the way from Marina...

The City Hall delivers the Velodrome, last venue of the Olympic Park

The City Hall delivered to Rio 2016 Organizing Committee the last pending venue of the Barra Olympic Park. With the Velodrome handover, the Olympic Park is from now on managed officially by the Committee. The Velodrome, from Saturday 25 until Monday 27, will host the test track...

Olympic flame arrives in Brasilia and starts the torch relay throughout Brazil

The Olympic flame arrived in Brasilia on the morning of Tuesday 3rd. After a ceremony at the Presidential Palace – Palácio do Planalto, President Dilma Rousseff handed the torch to the captain of the Brazilian volleyball team Fabiana, who started the relay in Brazilian land. “It will...

Brazil receives the Olympic flame in Athens

The Olympic torch was officially delivered on Wednesday (27) to the Rio 2016Organizing Committee, in the ceremony at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, arena of the first Olympics of the modern era in 1896. At the moment that the Olympic torch entered the stadium, the crowd cheered...