Road to Rio; 96 Days to go!

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Exhibition game at Future Arena (Handball Venue)


First test events in Aquatics Stadium

Photo courtesy of Miriam Jeske/
Photo courtesy of Miriam Jeske/

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100 Days to Go; Construction update:

Nearly all the stadiums and sports centres where athletes will compete are now ready for action. In Barra Olympic Park, the city’s largest Olympic area, venues are 98 per cent complete in total. Seating is currently being installed in the Olympic Tennis Centre, which is 92 per cent ready. Paes said that work on the velodrome, 85 per cent complete, is progressing well and is in advance of the new schedule.

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The Transolímpica (25km long) will reduce the travel time of passengers between Deodoro and Recreio.



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