5 apps to enjoy the Rio 2016 Olympics: athletes, schedules, opening ceremony live stream

5 apps to enjoy the Rio 2016 Olympics: athletes, schedules, opening ceremony live stream
With all the controversy surrounding the ban of Russian athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics, as well as the dire financial straits that the host city of Rio de Janeiro just found itself in, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad are shaping up to be one of the most intriguing in recent memory.

The games will take place from August 5 to August 21, 2016, and more than 10 thousand athletes from 206 countries are attending. They will be the first for South Sudan or Kosovo, and a bittersweet event for the tens of Russian athletes who have prepped for four years just to be denied access in the last minute due to doping allegations.

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will have 28 sports to choose from, and take place in 38 stadiums and other venues in Rio, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Salvador, the capital of Brasília, and Manaus. A South American country has never hosted the Olympics so far, so hopefully everything goes well. These are a few of the best apps to follow the festivities, from the opening ceremony, to the final medal count, check them out.



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7 Comments

1. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Ooh do they have an App for monitoring the global spread of the Zika Virus based on 500,000 extra travellers in and out of Rio for the Olympics? No? :p *sorry, getting political there.

2. jauling

Posts: 82; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

seriously, you're 100% right. Olympics is a big joke. There should be an app to track not only the Zika virus, but to track how many athletes catch diseases and infections from the pollution and bad sanitation

4. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

And how much of them are on PED.

5. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Did you guys see the report on how polluted the body of water for Olympian is? No way I'll will in there. https://youtu.be/oi2m2V5L46k

3. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

Don't come to RJ , too many problems (political, education , health etc.). Stay safe in your country ! Don't waste your time and money.

6. Xkoiul

Posts: 36; Member since: Dec 16, 2015

Cool Apps

7. ffernandez31

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 14, 2016

iVH HIT, App de salud para recibir consejos saludables diarios durante los juegos de Rio 2016, sobre enfermedades como Malaria, Dengue o Chikungunya; de iValueHealth.NET

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