By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With all the FIFA football (soccer) developments happening, one might forget that on August 5, 2016 the Games of the 31st Olympiad will begin in Rio. Some 10,500 athletes will compete in 28 sports, in 35 venues spread across four Olympic Zones: the Barra Zone, Copacabana Zone, Maracanã Zone, and Deodoro Zone, and here is a review of the layout.

The Barra Zone, in Barra da Tijuca, will . . .

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