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Time running out for first dibs on Rio 2016 tickets

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time running out for first dibs on Rio 2016 tickets

Ordering now guarantees participation in second ticket draw in July 2015.

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Qatar jumps to Nations Cup final – and the Olympics

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Qatar jumps to Nations Cup final – and the Olympics

Saudi Arabia also makes final, with Qatar grabbing 2016 Olympic spot.

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Dressage judge candidates for Rio 2016 named

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Dressage judge candidates for Rio 2016 named

Ground jury members will be chosen by draw a year before the Games.

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Horse sport gallops toward Rio 2016

| December 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Horse sport gallops toward Rio 2016

Rio readies for equestrian events at first Olympic Games in South America.

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Vote to name Rio 2016’s funky mascots

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Vote to name Rio 2016’s funky mascots

Choice of three names for colourful creatures as past mascots welcomed to city.

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Want to be an Olympic volunteer? Rio 2016 wants you

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Want to be an Olympic volunteer? Rio 2016 wants you

The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games have extended the deadline for volunteers to help out at the event in Brazil.

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Olympic host city bidding under discussion

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Olympic host city bidding under discussion

IOC’s Executive Board agrees on 40 recommendations to shape the future of the Olympic movement.

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Rio 2016 Olympic equestrian ticket prices revealed

| October 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Rio 2016 Olympic equestrian ticket prices revealed

Cross-country tickets just $US24, while $US217 gets the best seats for the jumping finals.

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Rio 2016 progress on track, says IOC

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rio 2016 progress on track, says IOC

Olympic commission makes seventh visit to Brazil and is satisfied with host city’s progress.

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IOC considers Olympic TV channel

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
IOC considers Olympic TV channel

An Olympic television channel is under consideration by the International Olympic Committee, following its meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday.

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Post FIFA World Cup, Brazil looks to Rio 2016

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Post FIFA World Cup, Brazil looks to Rio 2016

IOC president impressed with progress on Olympic facilities in Rio.

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Rio 2016 organisers make ‘big step forward’

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rio 2016 organisers make ‘big step forward’

Test events start next month, with Games initiatives and facilities taking shape.

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Brazil’s Marcos Alves has eye on gold at Rio 2016

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Brazil’s Marcos Alves has eye on gold at Rio 2016

Brazil’s para-equestrians have more reason than most to achieve at Rio 2016.

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Rio prepares for jet-setting Olympic horses

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rio prepares for jet-setting Olympic horses

Preparations already under way to welcome equine frequent flyers to Brazil.

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Major overhaul of equestrian centre for Rio 2016 Olympics

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Major overhaul of equestrian centre for Rio 2016 Olympics

Riders say venue “excellent” but work needs to be done.

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IOC gives $US300,000 to help Ukraine’s athletes

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
IOC gives $US300,000 to help Ukraine’s athletes

IOC President Thomas Bach urges dialogue between political leaders in “the Olympic spirit”.

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Rare Olympic torch from equestrian games fetches $US412,500

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rare Olympic torch from equestrian games fetches $US412,500

Price paid was more than double the pre-auction estimate.

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IOC seals $7.6b deal for US Olympic broadcast rights

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
IOC seals $7.6b deal for US Olympic broadcast rights

Rights cover all media platforms, from 2021 to 2032.

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Rio 2016’s equestrian center for upgrade this year

| May 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rio 2016’s equestrian center for upgrade this year

Work to start later this year on renovation of National Equestrian Centre for Olympics.

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IOC steps in to help Rio prepare for 2016 Olympics

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
IOC steps in to help Rio prepare for 2016 Olympics

Announcement follows growing concern among global sporting federations.

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