The Olympic Games 2016 in Brazil are nearing closer and it’s only fitting that the anticipation for the same starts to build-up with the games set to roll on 5th of August and conclude on 21 august.

Rio Olympic Schedule 2016 is given below.

Olympics being the ultimate stage for sports athletes comprises of many sports, with athletes participating from all across the globe but there are a few events for which you’d want to clear up your calendar and follow them on the tv (if you too like many of us aren’t in RIO), list of events you cannot miss this Olympics are :

AUG 9 (Women’s Gymnastics final) : gymnastics as we know it, is a sport that takes immense practice and it’s only fair to assume that the hard work put into it seems worthwhile when you’re playing the sport at the biggest of the sporting stage – the Olympics. The final for Gymnastics (women) will be played on August 9; USA is the defending champion having won GOLD in London Olympics 2012.

AUG 11 (Michael Phelps, Swimming) : Phelps is on the hunt to defend his Olympic title for the 4th time and this match makes it an epic encounter between him and Ryan Lochte, Phelps known to be one of the finest in this sport’s history would love to leave behind a mark of successfully defending his medal 4 times in a row – it makes to be a great viewing.

AUG 14 (Men’s 100M Final) : Jamaican Usain Bolt – the man whose name is now associated with speed in racing, well speed in general to be frank; is now in the bid to win his 3rd gold medal and having made a name for himself as the “worlds fastest man”, the expectations relying on him are HUGE.

AUG 18 (Men’s Triathlon) : The contest will start at the Copacabana Beach, a major attraction at this year’s Olympics. All the 3 defending champions from the London Olympics make a return to defend their titles.

AUG 19 (Men’s 4X100) : Jamaica outclassing opponents in the London Olympics are now in the hunt for their 3rd straight win in Olympics – Usain Bolt’s presence in Jamaica’s team makes them look invincible but you never know in sports; at least for Bolt fans this serves as another opportunity to see his class on the racing track.

AUG 14 (Tennis FINAL) : With players like Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray putting forward their contingency to win the GOLD for their nation, the rivalry is ought to be intense and the final will mark the contest between best men’s singles and doubles, women singles and doubles and mixed doubles.

Friday the 5th of August will mark the opening ceremony of the Olympics 2016, an event that the whole world looks up to. The final torch bearer is kept secret and will only be revealed during the opening ceremony of the Olympics.

The opening ceremony will be held at Maracana. Following day (August 6) will have the Gymnastics and Swimming 4x100m freestyle marking the beginning of Olympics 2016.


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