The 2016 Summer Olympics are being held in Brazil. Opening ceremonies take place in the host city of Rio de Janeiro on August 5 and they end on August 21.
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The 2012 Summer Olympics were held in London, England from Jul 25-Aug 12. The opening ceremonies were on the 27th with appearances by the Queen and James Bond.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held from June 14, 2018 - July 15, 2018 in Russia. It is the 21st FIFA World Cup to be contested.
There will be 28 sports and 38 disciplines contested at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Golf, sevens rubgy and kitesurfing join the Olympics for 2016.
While track and field, swimming and basketball are recognizable, here are 7 obscure sports being held at the 2016 Summer Olympics.