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The long awaited, prestigious world sporting event of 2016 is here at last and the city of Rio is busy welcoming athletes and sports people from all around the globe. These games are all set to feature about 28 sports which include golf, rugby, swimming, archery, volleyball, basketball, badminton, etc. and many more exciting games.
The list of games and their venues are as follows-
Copacabana - beach volleyball; triathlon; sailing; race walk; rowing and canoe sprint/kayak; marathon swim; road cycling.
Barra - basketball; taekwondo and judo; wrestling; handball; weightlifting; diving, tennis; swimming and synchronised swimming; track cycling; water polo; gymnastics, artistic, rhythmic and trampoline; boxing; table tennis and badminton.
Deodoro - equestrian; hockey; shooting; fencing; modern pentathlon, mountain-biking, BMX and canoe slalom;
Maracanã - marathon; rugby; football; archery; athletics, volleyball.
So now you know all about the Olympic locations you can just get a ticket and cheer for your favourite athlete and enjoy their game.