Rio 2016 Presents Olympic Truce to the United Nations

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In order to ensure the safe movement of athletes during the Olympic Games, an official truce is called ahead of the competition. In New York today (October 26th), Rio 2016 will deliver its Olympic Truce proposal to the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN). It will promote the transformation of children’s lives through education and sport, as well as the safe passage of competitors to Brazil.

The 'Olympic Truce' has existed since the Games were played in Greece. War was paused in order to allow athletes to . . .

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