The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and as Rio 2016, is a major international multi-sport event due to be celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The host city of the Games will be Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, announced at the 121st IOC Session held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 2, 2009. The games will open on August 5, 2016 and the closing ceremony will be on August 21, 2016. There will be 35 competition venues mainly in Barra da Tijuca, but also in three other zones: Copacabana, Deodoro, and Maracanã. It will be the first time a South American and Lusophone city will host the event.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup

Svjetsko prvenstvo u nogometu 2014. koje se održava u Brazilu je 20. izdanje svjetskog nogometnog prvenstva, koje će se igrati od 12. lipnja do 13. srpnja 2014.[1] FIFA je 7. ožujka 2003. objavila da će se, po prvi put nakon prvenstva u Argentini 1978., u skladu s politikom FIFA-e da se pravo na organizaciju prvenstava rotira među konfederacijama koje čine FIFA-u, prvenstvo održati u Južnoj Americi.


The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th FIFA World Cup, an international men's football tournament, that is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June to 13 July 2014.[1] It will be the second time that Brazil has hosted the competition, the previous being in 1950. Brazil was elected unchallenged as host nation in 2007 after the international football federation, FIFA, decreed that the tournament would be staged in South America for the first time since 1978 in Argentina.