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By The Loop HK Contributor | August 4th, 2016
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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.

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