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Rio de Janeiro 2016

On the Scene - IOC Opens Rio Olympics Preparation

October 31, 2009

About 300 representatives from Rio 2016 and all levels of government met with the IOC. (ATR) Organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics meet with key staff from the IOC today i...

Olympic Newsdesk -- Olympic Flame in Athens; Lula Fears "Gringo" Medal Haul

October 28, 2009

The Olympic Flame has been in a relay through Greece. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix) Athens Ceremony for Vancouver FlameThe flame for the Vancouver Olympics is hours away from its jour...

Rio Report - Tripling Security Budget; IOC to Rio

October 28, 2009

Brazilian justice minister Tarso Genro says Rio must triple its budget for Olympic security. (Getty Images)(ATR) Rio needs to triple its security budget and the IOC heads to R...

Rio de Janeiro Wins 2016 Olympics-Updated With Voting Results

October 02, 2009

Rio De Janeiro would hold the 2016 Olympics from Aug. 5 to 21. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix)Rio de Janeiro is the choice of the IOC to host the 2016 Olympics. Rio de Janeiro won on th...