- Starts : January 1st, 1970
- Ends: January 1st, 1970
Sports Month: Has it been four years already? The Summer Olympics is about to kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, starting with a grand opening ceremony on August 5 (that’s August 6 HK time). This year, there will be 205 countries vying for medals in 42 different sports disciplines.
Highlights: Everything from gymnastics to synchronized swimming to beach volleyball to wrestling will be featured, as well as lesser-known sports like handball and modern pentathlons. This year will also mark the debut of the rugby sevens as an olympic event.
When? August 5 to August 21, 2016.
Where? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Where to watch? If you haven’t booked a trip to the city already, rest assured that you can catch the action on TVB for free.
Official website: www.rio2016.com.