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B. 09-18 Rio Paralympics 2016: Closing ceremony tribute for Golbarnezhad Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
C. 09-07 Paralympics 2016: Brazil president booed at opening ceremony
D. 08-23 Russia banned from Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro
08-21 Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo
5. 08-21 USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games Rio de Janeiro
G. 08-21 Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Rio de Janeiro
H. 08-20 Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold
8. 08-20 Joy of six as US wins women's basketball gold in Rio Rio de Janeiro

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief   Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted   Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second   Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay   He won his 23rd Olympic gold in what looks like being his final Games. Phelps, 31, secured his fifth gold of Rio 2016 to set a new Games re... Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games
Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
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Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to ope...
Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for ne...
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Bach new IOC president
Tokyo wins race to host 2020 Olympics
Oscar Pistorius granted bail
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
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2013 2013
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Oscar Pistorius granted bail
'Gunshots, screams, then more shots'
Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend
2012
Olympic flag handed over to Rio
Bolt makes history with 200m gold
Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games
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2012 2012
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Bolt makes history with 200m gold
Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal
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Grand ceremony opens Delhi Games
Delhi Games village 'unfit for athletes'
Canada win thrilling final gold of Olympics
Olympic opening clouded by death
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2009
Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games
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2008
Spectacular finale climaxes Games
Bolt grabs third gold and record
Argentina - second straight soccer gold
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
Bolt surges to gold in new record
Phelps becomes greatest Olympian
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
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Olympic torch extinguished
Protest as Olympic torch is lit
Web curbs for Olympic journalists
More arrests as Australia hosts torch
Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
Olympic torch extinguished
Protest as Olympic torch is lit
Bolt grabs third gold and record
Phelps wins historic eighth gold
Bolt surges to gold in new record
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2007
Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle
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2006
Torino Olympics open in spectacular style
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2006 2006
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2005
London wins 2012 Olympics
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2004
Olympics: Games Close
Glittering opening for Olympics
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2004 2004
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2002
Correction gold medal; judge suspended
Winter Olympics opened
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2001
Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games
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Olympic Games open
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Paralympics 2016: Brazil president booed at opening ceremony   Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil


September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep. 18  Rio de Janeiro  Rio Paralympics 2016: Closing ceremony tribute for Golbarnezhad
Sep. 7   Rio de Janeiro


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Aug.23  Rio de Janeiro  Russia banned from Paralympic Games
Aug.21   Rio de Janeiro
  The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo
  Rio de Janeiro USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games   Rio de Janeiro Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Aug.20   Rio de Janeiro   Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold   Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal  Rio de Janeiro  Great Britain's Mo Farah wins 5,000m & 10,000m 'double double'  Rio de Janeiro  Joy of six as US wins women's basketball gold in Rio  USA  Swimmer Ryan Lochte says sorry to Brazilians Aug.19   Rio de Janeiro   Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio
 Usain Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and is the only man to win all 3 sprint events at 3 Games
 Rio de Janeiro  Germany pips Sweden to Olympic women's football gold  Rio de Janeiro  United States women win gold in 4x100-meter relay Aug.18   Rio de Janeiro   Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold   Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble t...  USA  US apologises for swimmers 'unacceptable behaviour'   Rio de Janeiro Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief
  Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted
 Rio de Janeiro  US swimmers stopped at Rio airport  Rio de Janeiro  Arrested OCI chief Pat Hickey 'to be taken to police station'  Rio de Janeiro  US women make it 1-2-3 at Rio in 100m hurdles  Rio de Janeiro  15-year-old 'perfectionist' wins Olympic diving gold for China Aug.16  Brazil  Sweden ousts Brazil in penalty kicks to reach women's soccer final  Rio de Janeiro  Simone Biles wins fourth Olympic gold on floor Aug.15  Rio de Janeiro  Thiago Braz da Silva wins Brazil's second gold medal of Games  Rio de Janeiro  Kenya's David Rudisha remains the king of 800 meters Aug.14   Rio de Janeiro   Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second
Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin
  Rio de Janeiro Andy Murray defeats Juan Martin del Potro for second Olympic gold  Rio de Janeiro  Justin Rose Wins Olympic Golf Event  Rio de Janeiro  US swimmer Ryan Lochte and three others robbed  Rio de Janeiro  Jemima Sumgong wins women's marathon for Kenya Aug.13   Rio de Janeiro Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Map of Olympic Aquatics Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  He won his 23rd Olympic gold in what looks like being his final Games. Phelps, 31, secured his fifth gold of Rio 2016 to set a new Games record.    Britain finished 2.71 seconds adrift, with Australia in third. USA ...
  Rio de Janeiro Great Britain's Mo Farah repeats as Olympic 10,000-meter champion  Rio de Janeiro  Elaine Thompson wins 100m gold, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce third  Rio de Janeiro  Puig wins women's tennis final, the first Olympic gold for Puerto Rico Aug.12  Rio de Janeiro  Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps in 100m butterfly Aug.11   Rio de Janeiro Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold   The US star claimed the 22nd Olympic gold of his Olympic career after powering past the opposition in the final of the 200-meter individual ...   Rio de Janeiro Simone Biles wins all-around gold at Rio Games in US one-two Aug.10   Rio de Janeiro Kohei Uchimura retains Olympic crown in all-around gymnastics final Aug.7   Rio de Janeiro Michael Phelps wins 19th Olympic gold   Rio de Janeiro Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal  Russian athletes are banned from competing at the Rio Paralympics following the country's doping scandal. The Russians will appeal Aug.6   Rio de Janeiro Thrasher wins first gold medal of Rio Olympics Aug.5   Rio de Janeiro Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Map of Maracana stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium

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Jul.30  Switzerland  IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation Jul.24   Switzerland Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC
Jul.21   Switzerland Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games Map of Avenue de Beaumont 2 1012 Lausanne Switzerland  Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping program  Brazil  Brazil Olympics: Ten arrested for 'plotting 'terror'

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Jun.20  Rio de Janeiro  Australian Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio

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May.27  Rio de Janeiro  Zika crisis: WHO rejects 'move Rio Olympics' call

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October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.5  Rio de Janeiro  Rio 2016: 30% cutback on Games budget to avoid overspend

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.31  Beijing  Beijing chosen to stage Winter Games

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Jun.12  Azerbaijan  European Games: First edition opens in Azerbaijan

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Mar.9   Argentina French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead   Two Olympic athletes who competed and won medals for France were among ten people killed Monday when two helicopters crashed in a remote are...

year 2014 Top ^

Oct.3  South Korea  North Koreans make surprise visit to South Apr.7  South Africa  Emotional Oscar Pistorius apologises Feb.23   Sochi Olympics closing ceremony is trip through Russian culture
 Sochi  Canada beat Sweden 3-0 to win Olympic ice hockey gold Feb.7   Sochi Sochi 2014: Winter Olympics opens with glittering ceremony Map of Fisht Stadium Russia  Athletes from 87 nations paraded before 40,000 people in the Fisht Stadium before president Vladimir Putin declared the Games open

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.9  Russia  Olympic torch in first spacewalk Oct.28  Sochi  Putin: 'Gays welcome at Sochi Olympics' Sep.10   Argentina Bach new IOC president
Sep.7   Argentina Tokyo wins race to host 2020 Olympics Feb.22   South Africa Oscar Pistorius granted bail Feb.20   South Africa 'Gunshots, screams, then more shots' Feb.19  South Africa  Pistorius 'shot girlfriend in bathroom' Feb.15  South Africa  Pistorius denies girlfriend's murder Feb.14   South Africa   Pistorius charged with killing girlfriend Map of Pretoria South Africa  Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder in the death of Reeva Steenkamp, 29, at his South Africa

year 2012 Top ^

Aug.12   London Olympic flag handed over to Rio
 London  'Dream Team' retains title  London  Mexico deny defenseless Brazil Olympic soccer gold Aug.9   London Bolt makes history with 200m gold Aug.5  London  Bolt wins Olympic 100m gold medal Aug.2   London   Phelps beats Lochte to 20th medal  Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at London 2012 - and his 20th Olympic medal - by beating Ryan Lochte in the men's 200m individual... Aug.1   London Olympic badminton players disqualified Jul.31  London  Phelps wins record Olympic medal Jul.30  London  China swimming star denies doping Jul.28  London  China's Yi Siling wins London Games' first gold Jul.27   London   Huge ceremony launches 2012 Games Map of Stratford United Kingdom  The Queen has declared the London Olympics open following a spectacular ceremony, featuring Beckham, Wiggins and James Bond  London  Young athletes light 2012 Olympic flame

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.3  New Delhi  Grand ceremony opens Delhi Games Sep.21  New Delhi  Delhi Games village 'unfit for athletes' Feb.28  Vancouver  Canada win thrilling final gold of Olympics Feb.12   Vancouver Olympic opening clouded by death  The opening ceremony for the 2010 Winter Olympics began on a somber note as members of the delegation from Georgia mourned the loss  Vancouver  Luger killed in Olympics practice crash

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.2   Denmark Rio to stage 2016 Olympic Games   Brazil will become the first South American country to host the Olympics, after Rio de Janeiro was chosen to stage the 2016 Games

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.24   Beijing Spectacular finale climaxes Games
 Beijing  U.S. beat Spain to win basketball gold Aug.23  Beijing  Bekele storms to Olympic double Aug.22  Beijing  Argentina - second straight soccer gold   Beijing Bolt grabs third gold and record Aug.16   Beijing   Phelps wins historic eighth gold  23-year-old Michael Phelps won his 8th Olympic gold medal of the Beijing Games to beat Spitz's 1972 record of 7, with victory in the 4x100m ...  Beijing  Bolt surges to gold in new record Aug.14  Beijing  Liukin wins all-around gold in gymnastics Aug.12  Beijing  Phelps becomes greatest Olympian Aug.11  Beijing  Phelps wins 3rd gold in 200 free Aug.8   Beijing China kicks off Olympics Ceremony  China opened the 29th Olympic Games with stunning fireworks as the Asian nation kicked off the biggest and most scrutinized Games in history Aug.6  Beijing  100,000 police on guard for Olympics Aug.5  Beijing  Olympic relay in climax Jul.30   Beijing Web curbs for Olympic journalists May.7  Tibet  Olympic flame lit on Everest peak Apr.23  Australia  More arrests as Australia hosts torch Apr.9  San Francisco Bay Area  Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Apr.7   Paris Olympic torch extinguished   The relay was disrupted by protesters demonstrating against the Chinese government, causing authorities to extinguish the flame 3 times Mar.30  Athens  Greece hands China Olympic torch Mar.24   Greece Protest as Olympic torch is lit Feb.12  Southern California  Spielberg boycotts Olympic role

year 2007 Top ^

Aug.26  Greece  Fires inch closer to Olympic cradle Jul.4  Guatemala  Sochi gets 2014 Winter Olympics

year 2006 Top ^

Feb.26  Turin  Spectacular ceremony closes Games Feb.10   Turin Torino Olympics open in spectacular style


year 2005 Top ^

Jul.6   Singapore London wins 2012 Olympics


year 2004 Top ^

Aug.29   Athens Olympics: Games Close
Aug.21  Greece  Phelps got record-tying 8th medal Aug.13   Greece   Glittering opening for Olympics  The Games returned to their birthplace after 108 years with a glittering ceremony that featured more than 4,000 performers

year 2003 Top ^

Jul.2  Czech Republic  2010 Winter Games given to Vancouver

year 2002 Top ^

Feb.15  Utah  Correction gold medal; judge suspended Feb.8   Utah Winter Olympics opened


year 2001 Top ^

Jul.16  Moscow  Rogge wins top Olympics job Jul.13   Beijing Beijing to host 2008 Olympic Games


year 2000 Top ^

Oct.1  Sydney  Michael Johnson wins 6th gold medal  Sydney  Olympic Games closed Sep.15   Sydney   Olympic Games open  Organizers thrilled the 110,000 spectators and an 4 billion TV viewers with a spectacular opening ceremony