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Sunday, August 21, 2016

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Dmitriy Balandin Won Kazakhstan's First Ever Gold in Swimming at Rio

According to the latest 2016 Olympics update from the official sources, Dmitriy Balandin has created the history for the country Kazakhstan winning a firm men’s 200m breastroke finals at the Rio Olympic Games Aquatics Center on 10th of August 2016, Wednesday night. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Dmitriy Balandin Won Kazakhstan's First Ever Gold in Swimming at Rio

More Gold Medals for the Balandin Pool

After winning in this historic race, Balandin has told that, he thinks that the whole Kazakhstan would be drinking tonight. 

There have been also gold medals for the other swimmers in the pool and they include the swimmer of the Spanish - Mireia Belmonte in the women’s 200m butterfly; Australia’s Kyle Chalmers received gold in men’s 100m freestyle and after that for the Team of USA in women’s 4x200m freestyle relay. In the men’s 200m breastroke, Balandin has beaten up the Josh Prenot the silver medalist of the USA by 7-hundreths of a second in 2 minutes and 7.46 seconds time. There has been less than a second separating the first 7 swimmers and the Balandin was in lane eight who was slowest among all the qualifiers.

In the last event of the previous evening session at the Rio 2016 Games, the USA Team Allison Schmitt, Maya DiRado, Leah Smith and Katie Ledecky has won the 4x200m freestyle relay whereas, the nation Australia has taken the silver and Canada took the Bronze medal.
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What Can We Expect from Rio 2016 Olympics Closing Ceremony?

Are you eager to know about what occurs during the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games? Then, you have landed at the right page. Here is the information you are looking for. Well, when it comes to what to expect from the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics, we can say that it is a closely protected secret. But, as a taster we can expect the Adele, Spice Girls, The Rolling Stones, One Direction as well as many others who have made their appearances in the last London Olympics which happened four years back. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

What Can We Expect from Rio Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony?

We can also expect the popular people from various fields and great performances from the artists carefully recruited by the committee for the Rio ceremonies. One thing that surely takes place or that one that mostly can be expected in the Olympics closing ceremony is that handing over the torch to the Tokyo which is known to be hosting the 2020 Olympic Games. Soon, as we get the information from the official sources we will update the more details regarding the summer Olympics closing ceremony here. To check out the updates, you need to stay tuned with our website.
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Rio 2016 Update: Brazilian Footballers Defeats Denmark 4-0 and Advanced to Quarter-Finals

The latest Rio Olympic Games updates are here and as per that, finally the host country Brazilian football players have found their scoring increase at the Olympic football match by defeating the Denmark footballers with 4-0 for progressing to the quarter finals and avoided the elimination in front of the people of their home town. On 10th of August 2016, Wednesday Gabigol have scored twice and Luan and Gabriel Jesus have netted one each goal at the Fonte Nova Arena in the Salvandor in the northeastern part of the Brazil in order to keep up the hope of the host country to win the Olympic gold medal in the football tournament for the first time. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Brazilian Footballers Defeats Denmark 4-0 and Advanced to Quarter Finals at Rio

Brazil Football Players Next Tournament with Colombia at Rio

On Saturday, the host nation footballers will be playing with the Colombia at Sao Paulo which will be a awesome tournament between the two South American people. In the first 2 group names, the country Brazil was held to the scoreless draws and they wanted a victory to get a spot in the knock out round. In Group A, the Brazil has finished first with 5 points which is one point more than Denmark and which also progressed to next round and will be playing with the Nigeria. After the 1-1 Draw, both Iraq and South Africa have been eliminated. For more Olympic Games updates please check out the site regularly.
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Simone Biles Leads USA Gymnasts Team 'final five' to Olympic gold at Rio

The Women’s gymnastics team of the USA has repeated the same consistency and diversity as London 2012 Olympics on 9th of August 2016 at Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Simone Biles has landed her first of 5 possible gold’s at Gymnastics at Rio by helping the country US win the women’s team title on 9th of August 2016, Tuesday night. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Simone Biles Leads USA Gymnasts Team 'final five' to Olympic gold at Rio

The 19 year old Simone Biles has led the Americans to an awesome victory as the women’s of the Great Britain has to settle down in 5th place joining up with them men of the country in missing the medal. Right from starting to the completion of the event, Simone has given her best vault, floor and beam routines in the event as the lead of US and finally wins by huge margin i.e., by more than 8 points. Along with Siomne Biles, the team including Laurie Hernandez, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman and Madison Kocian has taken the gold having the score 184.897 followed by them the country Russia has taken the Silver medal and china won the Bronze. Finally, with their diversity Simone Biles and the team has won the gold at Rio which made them happy. For more 2016 Olympic updates, please watch the new section in our website.
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USA’s Michael Phelps Takes His Gold Medal Count to 21 Winning Two More at Rio Olympics

It is one more glory night at Rio de Janeiro for the Swimming legend Michael Phelps in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium of the Rio i.e., 9th of August 2016, Tuesday as he won two more gold medal in the swimming events taking his gold medal count to 21 with a total of 25 Olympic medals at his hands till now. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

USA’s Michael Phelps Takes His Gold Medal Count to 21 Winning Two More at Rio Olympics

Phelps Pleased with Three Golds at Hand in Rio Olympic Games

This is the fifth and final Olympic Games for the Michael Phelps. He has taken revenge over Chad le Close by winning in the event 200m butterfly as he was defeated by him in the 2012 London Olympics. After that he has secured the 4x200m freestyle relay team to winning ahead of Japan and Great Britain. After his rival Le Clos has stated that Phelps has intended in breaking the butterfly world records of America in Rio, it must have been a sweet feeling for Phelps.

This victory at Rio Olympics must have pleased Phelps as he held his finger up, sat on the rope and engaged with the crowd roaring in the stadium. This has been the third gold of the Phelps in this week. 

Along with Phelps, on an another night Katinka Hosszu has landed her 3rd gold medal at Rio with a swimming Olympic record of 2:06.58 in the 200m individual medley. The Hungarian has won the 3 gold’s in past 4 days. Previously, Katie Ledecky of USA has won the Championship race in the 200m freestyle finals which is her 2nd gold in the week.
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Rio Olympics Latest Update: Argentina Drops Croatia in Men's Basketball

As per the latest Rio Olympic News, The men’s basketball team of the Argentina has walked away with hard fight over the Croatia with 90-82 much to the delight of the friends group in white and blue who has occupied the lower half of the Arena and sang non-stop at top. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Argentina Drops Croatia in Men's Basketball in Olympics 2016

Argentina has broken the close game in the 3rd quarter with a run of 18-5 which is shot 3 out of 5 from the range of 3 point. Luis Scola has scored the first half 16 points and has completed with the 23 as Argentina has improved to 2-0. Croatia (1-1) has gathered and has cut the lead to late 4 but they are not able to come back and also the coach Aleksandar Petrovic was also expelled from the game having 2 fouls technically.

Dario Saric the number 12 allover pick of the NBA 2014 who has been drafted by the Orlando and then traded to Philadelphia had a total of 10 rebounds, 19 points and 7 assists. For more time to time updates of the Rio Olympic News, you can stay tuned with our website.
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Swimming Legend Michael Phelps Wins Fourth Gold at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

According to the recent Olympics update, American legend in Swimming Michael Phelps has dominated in 200m individual medley and won his 4th gold medal. He is the first swimmer to win four consecutive gold medals in the individual event. This happened on another incredible night at the Aquatics stadium of the Olympics. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Swimming Legend Michael Phelps Wins Fourth Gold at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Most Decorated Olympian Phelps Had 22 Gold Medals at Hand Until Now

Michael finished the 200m individual medley completing 1.95 seconds in advance to the Kosuke Hagino and won the gold and Kosuke has won the silver medal. With this 4th gold at Rio, Phelps had a total of 22 Gold medals in hand till now. So overall, the medal tally of the Phelps has been reached to 26 further extending more as the most decorated Olympian forever. He has not finished yet in Rio, he will again participate in 100m butterfly race on Friday and 4x00m medley relay on Saturday where he would win gold and Saturday’s race would be the farewell race for the 31 year old swimming star Phelps. Stay tuned for more Olympics 2016 updates with our site. We will update the latest information from time-to-time here in our site.
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Monday, August 15, 2016

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Japan Wins Gold Medal in Men's Team Artistic Gymnastics

As per the recent Rio Olympics update, Japan has celebrated its winning the Olympic gold medal in the team event of the artistic gymnastics at the Rio 2016 Olympics, whereas China is settled with the Bronze medal and Russia found space in between the Asian countries to get the silver which is known to be its first medal in this event since 16 years.

Japan Wins Gold Medal in Team Artistic Gymnastics at Rio Olympics

Japan is Happy with Gold in Team Artistic Gymnastics Event

The Kohei Uchimura of the Japan has provided inspiration lead his team to victory. At the age of 27 years, he is known to be the best gymnast of the world having won 6 Olympic medals and 10 world championships along with gold medal in all around in the 2012 London Olympics which followed his silver at Beijing. He also won silver medals in the team events at London and Beijing Olympics.

Uchimura has praised the crowd present their with a smiley face saying fantastic crowd who are happy for cheering for the countries apart from the host country even though mistakes are made. He also added that he feel very good competing in Rio. He also added other words like getting gold makes him satisfied etc. Meanwhile, the other countries Russia who won the meal in the Rio after 16 years were overjoyed and china is disappointed with bronze.
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Who Is Performing At The 2016 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony??

The Olympics 2016 closing ceremony which is going to take place on 21st of August 2016 will start with the formal or the traditional ceremonial of this international event of sporting. This event includes the hosting of flags of all the nations, parades of the countries, closing ceremony speech along with the exhausting of the Olympics 2016 flame.

Performers at Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony


Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony Performers

The entire event of the Olympics 2016 Closing Ceremony will take place at the Maracana Stadium of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday, 21st August in which nearly 78,000 viewers or the Olympic fans are expected for the event. Along with the traditional features, there will be some celebrations in which a wide range of performances will be made by the various artists same as the opening ceremony. The directors of the opening and closing ceremony events of both Olympic and Paralympics have selected a total of 14,000 various sporting and artistic performers of various fields to perform at both closing and opening ceremonies and entertain the audience. This will include the musical bands, singers, jugglers, cheerleaders, capoeira groups as well as the other range of performers from the country Brazil as well as from other nations too. All these performers have been divided to perform across the four ceremonies of Olympics and Paralympics.


As per the past update from the official sources, it is also announced that after a range of auditions conducted, a wide spectrum of the street dancers have been added to the performers list for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Rio Olympic Games. It is said that there are 100 dancers recruited by the organizers who will be playing the key role at both the ceremonies at Maracana stadium i.e., on 5th and 21st of August 2016. It is expected that the dancers will be performing a range of acrobatic and technical techniques in a huge participation routine which Summer Olympics 2016 hope will be displaying the culture of the city at its best. Huge number of performers for the Rio opening and closing ceremonies were known to come for the neighborhoods areas that are across the north zone of the Rio which is the area that is poorer than the south zone of the city.
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Sunday, July 31, 2016

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2016 Rio Summer Olympic Medal Table

After the completion of August 19th Competitions at Rio De Janeiro, here is the updated 2016 Olympic medal table. The table has the list of all nations or countries participating in the Rio 2016 sporting events along with their medal count that they achieved in overall at the events held till now. The Rio Olympics 2016 medal table is daily updated with the gold, silver, bronze and overall medal count of the each participating country at the Rio Olympic sports. So, Olympic fans and the spectators can check out the table and know the medals that their favorite countries getting at the Summer Olympics 2016 daily and stay updated.
You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

Updated Live Rio 2016 Olympic Medal Table After 19th August

Country
Gold Medal
Silver Medal
Bronze Medal
Total Medals
United States
38
35
32
105
Great Britain
24
22
14
60
China
22
18
25
65
Germany
14
8
13
35
Russia
13
16
19
48
Japan
12
8
21
41
France
9
14
14
37
Australia
8
11
10
29
Italy
8
11
6
25
Netherlands
8
6
4
18
South Korea
8
3
8
19
Hungary
7
3
4
14
Spain
6
2
3
11
Jamaica
6
1
2
9
Brazil
5
5
5
15
Kenya
5
5
0
10
Croatia
5
2
1
8
New Zealand
4
8
4
16
Canada
4
3
14
21
Kazakhstan
3
5
9
17
Cuba
3
2
4
9
Colombia
3
2
3
8
Greece
3
1
2
6
Argentina
3
1
0
4
Iran
3
0
4
7
Ukraine
2
4
2
8
North Korea
2
3
2
7
Poland
2
2
6
10
Belgium
2
2
2
6
Thailand
2
2
2
6
Uzbekistan
2
1
5
8
Georgia
2
1
3
6
Switzerland
2
1
2
5
Slovakia
2
1
0
3
Denmark
1
6
6
13
Sweden
1
6
3
10
South Africa
1
6
2
9
Belarus
1
4
2
7
Armenia
1
3
0
4
Slovenia
1
2
1
4
Serbia
1
2
1
4
Indonesia
1
2
0
3
Czech Republic
1
1
6
8
Ethiopia
1
1
4
6
Romania
1
1
2
4
Bahrain
1
1
0
2
Vietnam
1
1
0
2
Chinese Taipei
1
0
2
3
Côte d'Ivoire
1
0
1
2
Independent Olympic Athletes
1
0
1
2
Bahamas
1
0
0
1
Fiji
1
0
0
1
Jordan
1
0
0
1
Kosovo
1
0
0
1
Puerto Rico
1
0
0
1
Singapore
1
0
0
1
Tajikistan
1
0
0
1
Azerbaijan
0
4
9
13
Malaysia
0
3
1
4
Turkey
0
2
4
6
Ireland
0
2
0
2
Lithuania
0
1
3
4
Venezuela
0
1
2
3
India
0
1
1
2
Mexico
0
1
1
2
Mongolia
0
1
1
2
Algeria
0
1
0
1
Grenada
0
1
0
1
Philippines
0
1
0
1
Qatar
0
1
0
1
Egypt
0
0
3
3
Norway
0
0
3
3
Tunisia
0
0
3
3
Israel
0
0
2
2
Austria
0
0
1
1
Bulgaria
0
0
1
1
Dominican Republic
0
0
1
1
Estonia
0
0
1
1
Finland
0
0
1
1
Morocco
0
0
1
1
Moldova
0
0
1
1
Portugal
0
0
1
1
United Arab Emirates
0
0
1
1
Afghanistan
0
0
0
0
Albania
0
0
0
0
American Samoa
0
0
0
0
Andorra
0
0
0
0
Angola
0
0
0
0
Antigua & Barbuda
0
0
0
0
Aruba
0
0
0
0
Bangladesh
0
0
0
0
Barbados
0
0
0
0
Belize
0
0
0
0
Benin
0
0
0
0
Bermuda
0
0
0
0
Bhutan
0
0
0
0
Bolivia
0
0
0
0
Bosnia & Herzegovina
0
0
0
0
Botswana
0
0
0
0
British Virgin Islands
0
0
0
0
Brunei
0
0
0
0
Burkina Faso
0
0
0
0
Burundi
0
0
0
0
Cambodia
0
0
0
0
Cameroon
0
0
0
0
Cape Verde
0
0
0
0
Cayman Islands
0
0
0
0
Central African Republic
0
0
0
0
Chad
0
0
0
0
Chile
0
0
0
0
Comoros
0
0
0
0
Congo
0
0
0
0
Cook Islands
0
0
0
0
Costa Rica
0
0
0
0
Cyprus
0
0
0
0
Djibouti
0
0
0
0
Dominica
0
0
0
0
DR Congo
0
0
0
0
Ecuador
0
0
0
0
El Salvador
0
0
0
0
Equatorial Guinea
0
0
0
0
Eritrea
0
0
0
0
FYR Macedonia
0
0
0
0
Gabon
0
0
0
0
Gambia
0
0
0
0
Ghana
0
0
0
0
Guam
0
0
0
0
Guatemala
0
0
0
0
Guinea
0
0
0
0
Guinea-Bissau
0
0
0
0
Guyana
0
0
0
0
Haiti
0
0
0
0
Honduras
0
0
0
0
Hong Kong, China
0
0
0
0
Iceland
0
0
0
0
Iraq
0
0
0
0
Kiribati
0
0
0
0
Kyrgyzstan
0
0
0
0
Laos
0
0
0
0
Latvia
0
0
0
0
Lebanon
0
0
0
0
Lesotho
0
0
0
0
Liberia
0
0
0
0
Libya
0
0
0
0
Liechtenstein
0
0
0
0
Luxembourg
0
0
0
0
Madagascar
0
0
0
0
Malawi
0
0
0
0
Maldives
0
0
0
0
Mali
0
0
0
0
Malta
0
0
0
0
Marshall Islands
0
0
0
0
Mauritania
0
0
0
0
Mauritius
0
0
0
0
Micronesia
0
0
0
0
Monaco
0
0
0
0
Montenegro
0
0
0
0
Mozambique
0
0
0
0
Myanmar
0
0
0
0
Namibia
0
0
0
0
Nauru
0
0
0
0
Nepal
0
0
0
0
Nicaragua
0
0
0
0
Niger
0
0
0
0
Nigeria
0
0
0
0
Oman
0
0
0
0
Pakistan
0
0
0
0
Palau
0
0
0
0
Palestine
0
0
0
0
Panama
0
0
0
0
Papua New Guinea
0
0
0
0
Paraguay
0
0
0
0
Peru
0
0
0
0
Refugee Olympic Athletes
0
0
0
0
Rwanda
0
0
0
0
Saint Kitts & Nevis
0
0
0
0
Saint Lucia
0
0
0
0
Samoa
0
0
0
0
San Marino
0
0
0
0
Sao Tome & Principe
0
0
0
0
Saudi Arabia
0
0
0
0
Senegal
0
0
0
0
Seychelles
0
0
0
0
Sierra Leone
0
0
0
0
Solomon Islands
0
0
0
0
Somalia
0
0
0
0
South Sudan
0
0
0
0
Sri Lanka
0
0
0
0
St Vincent & the Grenadines
0
0
0
0
Sudan
0
0
0
0
Suriname
0
0
0
0
Swaziland
0
0
0
0
Syria
0
0
0
0
Tanzania
0
0
0
0
Timor-Leste
0
0
0
0
Togo
0
0
0
0
Tonga
0
0
0
0
Trinidad & Tobago
0
0
0
0
Turkmenistan
0
0
0
0
Tuvalu
0
0
0
0
Uganda
0
0
0
0
Uruguay
0
0
0
0
US Virgin Islands
0
0
0
0
Vanuatu
0
0
0
0
Yemen
0
0
0
0
Zambia
0
0
0
0
Zimbabwe
0
0
0
0
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