Rio’s Athlete’s Village Unveiled


Rio’s Athlete’s Village Unveiled

The local organisers of the forthcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics recently made a revelation as to where the 11,000 athletes and around 6,000 coaches and team members will reside during the course of the Rio Olympics, which will be held on August 5 to 21, 2016.

The local organizers, led by Mario Andrada who serves as the committee spokesman, stated that the athletes’ village is comprised of 31 towers. It is already regarded as the biggest village to house the athletes for the Olympics.

He also added that the village features a huge gym and a cafeteria. It also has a post office, bank and of course, first-aid center. Some of the industry's best private developers were responsible in these world-class towers, which are already available for the public but can only be occupied after the big event.

The cost of the athletes' village construction was not revealed, as well as the asking price for every unit. But Andrada has pointed out that the sales are not turning out the way everybody expected because of the recession that Brazil is going through at the moment.

The local organizers pointed out that it is not mandatory for the athletes to stay in the village. They are free to look for accommodations outside the complex but they made it clear that the athlete's village will be guarded by about 85,000 police and soldiers, making it the most secured venue to opt for. It was also mentioned that apart from police and soldier security, the complex will be surrounded by a double fence and every individual who will step in and out of the facility will be subject to security screening.


  • What Teams Lead In Standings in the AFC East, North, South, & West

    What Teams Lead In Standings in the AFC East, North, South, & West

    The American Football Conference (AFC) is one of the two conferences that make up the National Football League (NFL), the other being the National Football Conference (NFC). Each of the conferences has 16 teams and they make up NFL’s 32-team league. The two conferences were created after the…

    Ameer Abdullah of the Lions Demoted

    Ameer Abdullah of the Lions Demoted

    The Detroit Lions have maintained a running game that has helped them clinch win after win. However, their lineup has undergone several changes and most notable is the demotion of Ameer Abdullah as the starting running back. Tion Green and Theo Riddick have been the major players in Ameer’s…

  • The health risk and issues associated with American Football

    The health risk and issues associated with American Football

    American Football is considered as a full-contact game. In such games, the physical impact on the players is quite significant. This impact can be either deliberate or incidental. They are legitimate if they are within the game rules. Therefore, the risks of injuries in this game are quite high. The…

    Mike Pettine On Johnny Manziel State Of Play

    Mike Pettine On Johnny Manziel State Of Play

    With the offseason coming to an end very soon, there is a high belief among Browns’ players and the management that Johnny Manziel will be exceptional this season. All thorough out the offseason workout sessions Manziel has shown his determination of being the best once he steps on the field,…

    Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr Welcomes Special Olympians To Practice

    Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr Welcomes Special Olympians To Practice

    Talk about having a great heart. The Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is known for his impeccable decision and skills while on the field but what thing many are yet to know about the talented quarterback is that he has a very good heart. During the team’s final session as they closed…

  • Cowboys Hope Players Will Improve With Introduction Of Virtual Reality

    Cowboys Hope Players Will Improve With Introduction Of Virtual Reality

    The Dallas Cowboys are hoping that their players will improve significantly by the introduction virtual reality. With the new system in place, Brandon Weeden can now be able to sit down and virtually experience their normal practice session. The Dallas Cowboys over the past few years have been…

    NFL 2015: Seahawks Defense

    NFL 2015: Seahawks Defense

    Continuing their aggressive approach, Seattle Seahawks are expected to perform good in season 2016, even though their defensive support have been facing injuries in the 2015 playoffs. Seahawks’ two players, Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas have suffered injuries in the NFC championship as of…

    History: National Football League

    History: National Football League

    National football league was known as American Professional Association (APFA) initially but later in 1922 it was renamed to be National Football League (NFA). The first president of this league was Jim Thorpe. As Jim Thorpe was a famous celebrity so his name brought the fame to this league and as a…

Entertainment
How Can Sprinting Help Your Fitness Regime?

How Can Sprinting Help Your Fitness Regime?

Sprinting provides many benefits to your body. It can help you lose weight, improve health, and build muscles. Regular sprinting can also promote healthy living. There’s no reason why you should not include it in your fitness regime. If you want to shed weight, you should consider sprinting.…


Heath Benefits of Camping

Heath Benefits of Camping

We came from the forest. This means that our bodies depend on the nature. Sadly, we have forgotten about this. We don’t spend any time at all in the forest. Our buildings and offices have replaced nature completely. However, spending time in the nature has mane health benefits. The best way to…

Why We Should Have Hobbies

Why We Should Have Hobbies

Human beings are supposedly the most intelligent of the living species who reside on this planet earth. The things that make us different from the other species in our animal kingdom is our ability to think and pursue our hobbies that would eventually help us to become better. There are an ample…

From Our Desk

Importance of Football T-shirts and Jerseys

Every football team requires unique jerseys so that the players of the team are distinguishable from the opponent team. Different clubs and teams make use of different concepts in designing their tshirts. It is a well-known fact that jerseys are one of the most important parts of tournaments.…

Your Favorites
David Quessenberry returns to play after battling cancer

David Quessenberry returns to play after battling cancer

David Quessenberry fought cancer for three years and played again in August last year. It’s especially impressive considering the man hadn't played one game all those years and suited up to play again. David fought Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that was diagnosed in June 2014. He underwent…

What's Hottest
Be a More Rounded Athlete by Varying Your Exercises

Be a More Rounded Athlete by Varying Your Exercises

Unfortunately for some athletes, they do similar exercises that lead to their bodies adapting to the training. Varying your exercises makes you a more rounded athlete making you a better competitor. If you are not cross training, you are missing an opportunity to transform yourself to become the…

Most Popular