The Games of the XXXI Olympiad and first to be held in South America will take place in Rio de Janeiro August 5th to 21st, 2016.

Opening Ceremony will be August 5th. Fully 20 events begin on August 6th. No surprises, the swimming competition is on the front end before handing off to Athletics midway through. The Olympic marathons are on the 14th and 21st. New additions are golf from August 11-14 and August 17-20, plus rugby sevens August 6-11. Football (soccer) has yet to be scheduled, but will begin prior to August 5th similar to previous Olympics. Closing Ceremony is scheduled for August 21st. Download the Rio 2016 schedule here.

Here’s the full schedule as of right now (March 25, 2015)

Archery: August 6-12 | Sambódromo
Athletics:
August 12-20 | Olympic Stadium
Athletics (Marathon): August 14th and 21st | Sambódromo
Athletics (Race Walk): August 12th and 19th | Pontal
Badminton: August 11-20 | Riocentro – Pavilion 4
Basketball: August 6-21 | Youth Arena or Carioca Arena 1
Beach volleyball: August 6-18 | Beach Volleyball Arena

beach-volleyball- Boxing: August 6-21 | Riocentro – Pavilion 6
Canoe – Slalom: August 7-11 | Whitewater Stadium
Canoe – Sprint: August 15-20 | Lagoa Stadium
Cycling – BMX: August 17-19 | Olympic BMX Centre
Cycling – Mountain Bike: August 20-21 | Mountain Bike Centre
Cycling – Road Race: August 6-7 | Fort Copacabana
Cycling – Road Time Trial: August 10th | Pontal
Cycling – Track: August 11-16 | Rio Olympic Velodrome

track-cycling- Diving: August 7-10, 12-20 | Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Equestrian – Dressage: August 10-12, 15 | Olympic Equestrian Centre
Equestrian – Eventing: August 6-9 | Olympic Equestrian Centre
Equestrian – Jumping: August 14th, 16-17, and 19th | Olympic Equestrian Centre
Fencing: August 6-14 | Carioca Arena 3
Football: TBD Venue: (various)

London Olympics Soccer Women Golf: August 11-14, 17-20 | Olympic Golf Course
Gymnastics – Artistic: August 6-11, 14-16 | Rio Olympic Arena
Gymnastics – Rhythmic: August 19-21 | Rio Olympic Arena
Gymnastics – Trampoline: August 12-13 | Rio Olympic Arena
Handball: August 6-21 | Future Arena
Field Hockey: August 6-19 | Olympic Hockey Centre
Judo: August 6-12 | Carioca Arena 2

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Open Water Swimming: August 15-16 | Fort Copacabana
Modern Pentathlon: August 18-20 | Youth Arena
Rowing: August 6-13 | Lagoa Stadium
Rugby: August 6-11 | Deodoro Stadium
Sailing: August 8-18 | Marina de Glória
Shooting: August 6-14 | Olympic Shooting Centre
Swimming: August 6-13 | Olympic Aquatics Stadium

London Olympics Swimming Men Synchronized Swimming: August 14-16, 18-19 | Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre
Table Tennis: August 6-17 | Riocentro – Pavilion 3
Taekwondo: August 17-20 | Carioca Arena 3
Tennis: August 6-14 | Olympic Tennis Centre
Triathlon: August 18th and 20th | Fort Copacabana
Volleyball: August 6-21 | Maracanãzinho
Water polo: August 6, 8-20 | Julio de Lamare Aquatics Centre / Olympic Aquatics Stadium
Weightlifting: August 6-10, 12-16 | Rio Centro – Pavilion 2
Wrestling – Freestyle: August 17-21 | Carioca Arena 2

wrestling- Wrestling – Greco-Roman: August 14-16 | Carioca Arena 2
Opening Ceremony: August 5 | Maracanã
Closing Ceremony: August 21 | Maracanã

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