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Spain Select 2016 Olympic Team

The Royal Spanish Swimming Federation, Real Federación Española de Natación (RFEN), announced today that 11 swimmers qualified for Spain’s 2016 Olympic team over the weekend (March 19-22) at the 2016 Spain Spring Championships in Sabadell. The meet served as the primary qualifier for Spain’s 2016 Olympic team; the meet also saw 22 swimmers qualify the […]

Swim Competition Times at Rio 2016 Olympics

It appears that the swimming competition times at the Rio Olympics will be the heats starting at 1:00pm and finals starting at 10:00pm. Why you may ask?  Well early indications are that television networks in the USA would like to show the finals in prime time and with the clout and control they have over […]

Ticket Prices for 2016 Olympics

Ticket prices announced for 2016 Olympics The organizers of the 2016 Olympics at mid-month announced ticket prices for the Games. Tickets will go on sale to Brazilians in March 2015 and to non-Brazilians later next year. Ticket prices per session for Aquatics are (all in Brazilian Reals; conversion to US Dollars show): -Swimming: finals – […]

Swimming at the 2016 Olympics

Swimming will once again be one of the showcase sports at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Swimming has been held at all Olympic Games since the first ones held in Athens Greece in 1896.  The swimming events were held in open water until the 1908 Games in London, where a swimming pool […]

RIO 2016

Official website of the Rio 2016™ Olympic and Paralympic Games. News, photos, videos, information about sports and venues, everything about the host city and much more.