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The 2016 Gold

September 3, 2009

OLYMPICS/OPENING

Less than a month until the International Olympic Committee’s selection of the winning city in the 2016 Olympic bid campaign, and the IOC in a report Wednesday has the candidates in a dead heat.

All bid cities — Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo — will make a push before the Oct. 2 decision in Copenhagen, with billions of dollars in investment and national prestige at stake. 

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Tokyo
  • Chicago
  • Madrid

Comments

ITS TIME FOR RIO !

As a proud Carioca (born in Rio) and Olympian (2002 Bobsled) I can say with confidence that Rio offers the best conditions and scenario for the 2016 Summer Games. Its time for Rio! Its time for Brazil! Its time for South America!

Posted by Eric Leme W. Maleson | Report as abusive
 

Rio will win at this time!!!!!

Posted by Cristian | Report as abusive
 

Rio for the 2016 olympic games ! Its time for South America, now !

 

This time we want Rio!!!

 

Definitely, Rio is the best choice for several reasons: it would be the 1st Olympic Games ever; we hosted the Panamerican Games and will host the 2014 World Cup (so we would be prepared); our people would embrace the whole event… Yes, we can, Rio!!!

Posted by Carioca | Report as abusive
 

Finally, Rio will show the world that we are able to host the 2016 Olympic Games. I am sure that Brazilians and Brazil will give the answer they are expecting for. Go Rio!!

Posted by Fabricio | Report as abusive
 

Rio 2016!!!!!!!! it’s going to be awesome!

Posted by wilson | Report as abusive
 

WE ARE CRAZY ABOUT RIO!! RIO IS THE PLACE OF BEAUTY AND HAPPYNESS. WE WANT TO GO THERE.

Posted by Paul Travor | Report as abusive
 

It’s time for the new.
It’s time for the change.
It’s time for RIO 2016 Olympic Games !!!

RIO welcomes all the nations with a really warm HUG !

Posted by Ronaldo | Report as abusive
 

No, Rio is not ready! This is already the worst city to live: corruption and violence!
Many people in Brasil don’t support this candidature because we think that it can destroy the image of the country.
The Brazilian Olympic Comitee are sending mails to anybody to vote in sites like this. So, the opinions here are fake: another way to ‘corrupt’ the international public opinion.
Rio don’t have the money to do the olympic games. We’re not ready!
Vanessa

Posted by V | Report as abusive
 

Yes, Rio has any problems, but the time to realize a bigger event like this, is now!!!! I support… I know any things that to leave Rio out this race… but teh others canditate cities have to any problems too.. Them this competition is very close… and don’t have favorites… I want Rio2016, with or without the problems

Posted by Joao Henrique | Report as abusive
 

Rio de Janeiro have a many problens, but is the better candidate city yet.
I hope that can be the city of the games, but the changes in city stay by the long time to the citizens.

Posted by alves | Report as abusive
 

I think Brazil must show to the world your wonderful culture! Good Luck, Rio 2016!

Posted by Gabriel | Report as abusive
 

Hi all
What makes you think that we can’t support it Vanessa? We are brazilian, we have problems as allover the world. why not us? why not trust our people? Of course we can and we will do it. we have problems, yes, but we have the most wonderful people of this world, it counts, don’t you think? Come the world, here we are to wait for all, with open arms as Christ the redeemer (don’t forget, HE is brazilian;)) :) :):)
Rio now and forever:) Kissesssssssss

Posted by Heloisa | Report as abusive
 

Rio 2016…. I support

 

Unfortunately, Brazil does not even meet the conditions to achieve the World Cup, let alone promote an Olympiad, further in a short time. It would be utopian to think that Brazil is capable of this feat. Not only lack infrastructure in the hotel network and security problems. The hole is below. Missing a greater awareness of the project (I am not referring only to the Olympics) is a national and not just regional. In Brazil, among the problems, there is too much bureaucracy, which not only delays, but also affect the progress of works, not to mention the embelezzment that exist. Also a lack of adequate transport infrastructure, which in view of the IOC, is a more serious problem than the hotel structure, since, as envisioned, the military will patrol the streets of Rio, which is likely. And in the event of a serious incident as an attack for example, the structure (or rather the lack of structure) of public hospitals is extremely poor, and you’ll forget this extra demand. For transport, one would have to make massive investments in subway and making it more buses and lines … etc.. Honestly, the viewpoint of the existing structure, Sao Paulo is a city a little more prepared than the Rio de Janeiro, to have an event of this magnitude. Will not be this time, that Brazil will host an Olympiad, and will not be anytime soon.

Posted by jeferson neu | Report as abusive
 

É uma vergonha a promoção de uma olimpiada numa cidade e num país onde não ha hospitais, transporte, a bandidagem manda na policia, atendimento medico será otimo p/ atletas estrangeiros, se uma pessoa do povo passar mal nas arquibancadas morrera nos corredores do souza aguiar.

Posted by luis parpinelli | Report as abusive
 

NOT USA AGAIN,NOT ASIA AGAIN,NOT EUROPA AGAIN.
NOW IS SOUTH AMERICA!!!NOW IS BRAZIL!!!NOW IS RIO DE JANEIRO!!!
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
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BRAZIL
!!!!!!!

Posted by Bruno Melo | Report as abusive
 

Say no to Rio, we can’t give support for this.

i am from Rio

Posted by Alberto Nambk | Report as abusive
 

Rio de Janeiro, if everyone were just like you, how wonderful would be the life. Rio2009, 2010,.., 2016, forever!

 

Do You know who makes money from these games? Those who organize them. Rio has no public transport, no good hospitals, security is bad, bad guys dominate the police and corruption is widespread. I am from Rio.

Posted by Paulo Nascimento | Report as abusive
 

PARABÉNS BRASIL…ESTA FOI A MELHOR ESCOLHA

Posted by patricia rebeca marques | Report as abusive
 

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