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Rio de Janeiro 2016

Rio 2016 PhotoDesk -- New Olympic Logo, IOC President Visits

January 09, 2011

Up to two million people gathered along Copacabana Beach on New Year’s Eve for Rio 2016's logo launch. (ATR) (ATR) On New Year’s Eve Rio de Janeiro unveiled a new emblem for ...

Warrant for Ticket Scam; Cameron Urges Olympic Boost

January 05, 2011

A Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued for a man accused of operating a scam for tickets to the Vancouver Olympics. (Getty Images) (ATR) Canadian Police are searching for a...

Q&A with Carlos Nuzman -- Goals for 2011; New Government; Favelas

January 07, 2011

(ATR) Just 15 months after winning the 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is on a fast-track to the Games. Rio 2016 President Carlos Arthur Nuzman speaks with ATR Editor Ed Hula ab...

The Year Ahead -- Bidding for 2020

January 05, 2011

Jacques Rogge was in Rio for the 2016 logo launch and the inauguration of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. (ATR) (ATR) IOC president Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings w...

Football Rivalry Set Aside for London 2012; Sochi Construction

January 04, 2011

Harry Redknapp and Arsene Wenger play nice before a Spurs vs. Arsenal match in November. (Getty Images) Games Volunteerism Unites Football Rivals Two heavyweights of Engli...

Olympic Newsdesk - Presidential Pledge; Munich Action; UK Ministry on Vancouver

January 03, 2011

Dilma Rousseff (left) personally offered Olympic guarantees to IOC president Jacques Rogge. (Rio 2016) Rousseff Olympic, World Cup Pledges Newly-inaugurated Brazilian pr...

OpEd -- Rio de Janeiro Enters New Dimension

January 01, 2011

Fireworks projected onto the new 3-D logo for Rio 2016. (ATR) First Three-Dimension Logo It is a logo unlike anything before, this intertwining of three figures that mak...

Rio Presents New Emblem to World

December 31, 2010

Rio 2016's new logo. (ATR) There’s a new look to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The new logo for the 2016 Games was revealed to the world during the massive New Year’s Eve ...

Rio Logo Launch; Olympic Renovations

December 31, 2010

The crowd at midday New Year's Eve at Copacabana. (ATR) Logo Launch Before Millions More than two million people could be on hand for the traditional New Year celebration...

IOC President Visits Rio Favela, Olympics Projects

December 30, 2010

(ATR) He’s in Brazil, but hardly on holiday. IOC President Jacques Rogge visits transportation works for the Olympics and a favela that’s changing on day four of his trip to 2...

ATR Exclusive -- IOC President on Rio Logo, Readiness and Favelas

December 30, 2010

Rogge predicts the new Rio logo will be well-liked. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge, making his first visit to Rio de Janeiro since the 2007 Pan American Games, says ...

Rogge Lays Foundation Stone for Rio's Olympic Village

December 29, 2010

(ATR) Construction of the 2016 Olympic Village is underway. Olympic champion volleyballer Sandra Pires, Rio governor Sergio Cabral, IOC president Jacques Rogge, Rio mayor Edu...