By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the 2016 Olympic Games just a mere fifty days away, on Tuesday, June 14th, the Rio 2016 organizing committee revealed "A new world" as the official motto of the 2016 Games. Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unveiled the slogan at a special ceremony held at Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca.

The creation of a slogan is a tradition of each Olympic Games. Previous Olympic mottos included "Welcome home" for Athens in 2004, "One world, one dream" for Beijing in 2008, and “Inspire . . .

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