Monday August 3rd, 2015

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be held from Aug. 5 to 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. All sports will be held across 33 different venues throughout the Barra, Copacabana, Deodoro and Maracanã regions of the city. Maracanã Stadium will be the site of the opening and closing ceremonies on Aug. 5 and 21. 

New sports added to the 2016 Olympic program include rugby sevens and golf.

The sports, venues and start dates are listed below. 

Archery: Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí (Aug. 6 - 12)

Badminton: Riocentro – Pavillion 4 (Aug. 11 - 20)

Basketball: Olympic Training Center – Hall 1​ (Aug. 6 - 21)

Boxing: Riocentro – Pavilion 2 (Aug. 6 - 21)

Canoeing (slalom competition): Olympic Whitewater Stadium (Aug. 7 - 11)

Canoeing (sprints competition): Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (Aug. 15 - 20)

Cycling (BMX): Olympic BMX Center (Aug. 17 - 19)

Cycling (Mountain Biking): Olympic Mountain Bike Park (Aug. 20 - 21)

Cycling (Track): Rio Olympic Velodrome (Aug. 11- 16)

Cycling (Road): Flamengo Park (Aug. 6 - 10)

Diving: Maria Lenk Aquatic Center (Aug. 7 - 9)

Equestrian: National Equestrian Center (Aug. 7 - 19)

Fencing: Olympic Training Center – Hall 3 (Aug. 6 - 14)

Field Hockey: Olympic Hockey Center (Aug. 7 - 20)

Golf: Reserva de Marapendi (Men play Aug. 11 - 14; Women play Aug. 17 - 20)

Gymnastics: Arena Olímpica do Rio (Aug. 6 - 21)

Handball: Olympic Training Center (Aug. 6 -21)

Judo: Olympic Training Center – Hall 2 (Aug. 6 - 12)

Marathon: Sambódromo (women's marathon on Aug. 14; men's marathon on Aug. 21)

Modern pentathlon: Deodoro Modern Pentathlon Park (Aug. 18 -21)

Race Walking: Flamengo Park (men's 20-kilometer Aug. 12; men's 50-kilometer Aug. 19; women's 20-kilometer Aug. 19)

Rowing: Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (Aug. 6 - 13)

Rugby Sevens: Deodoro (Aug. 6 - 11)

Sailing: Marina da Gloria (Aug. 5 - 21)

Shooting: National Shooting Center (Aug. 6 - 14)

Soccer: Venues below. (Aug. 3 - 20)

Brasília Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha

São Paulo - Arena Corinthians

Belo Horizonte - Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto

Salvador - Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova

Manaus - Arena da Amazônia

Rio de Janeiro - Estádio Olímpico João Havelange and Estádio do Maracanã

Swimming (pool events): Olympic Aquatics Stadium (Aug. 6 - 13)

Swimming (open water events): Fort Copacabana (Aug. 15 - 16)

Synchronized Swimming: Maria Lenk Aquatic Center (Aug. 15 - 20)

Table Tennis: Riocentro – Pavilion 3 (Aug. 6 - 17)

Taekwondo: Olympic Training Center – Hall 2 (Aug. 17 - 20)

Tennis: Olympic Tennis Center (Aug. 6 -14)

Track and Field: João Havelange Stadium (Aug. 12 - 21)

Triathlon: Fort Copacabana (Aug. 18 - 20)

Volleyball (beach): Copacabana Beach (Aug. 6 -21)

Volleyball (indoor): Ginásio do Maracanãzinho (Aug. 7 - 21)

Water Polo: Maria Lenk Aquatic Center (Aug. 6 - 20)

Weightlifing: Riocentro – Pavilion 6 (Aug. 6 - 16)

Wrestling: Olympic Training Center – Hall 3 (Aug. 14 - 21)

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