Gilles Muller, Flagbearer

5 août 2016 Gilles Muller (Tennis) is the Flagbearer during the Opening Ceremony of the 31st Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (BRA).

Invité vum Dag:

5 août 2016 Haut ginn d’Olympesch Spiller vu Rio un. Méi wéi 10.000 Athlete sinn um Rendez-vous, dorënner der eelef vu Lëtzebuerg. Dopping, Zika, Korruptioun: Am Virfeld gouf et vill negativ Meldungen. Wäerten d’Spiller trotzdem ee Succès ginn? Doriwwer schwätzt d’Christiane Kleer mam Vize-President vum Lëtzebuergeschen Olympesche Komitee, Jean-Louis Margue.

Rio 2016 Venues: Maracana Stadium

5 août 2016 Event: Opening and closing ceremony Capacity:  78.838 General Information: The Maracanã Stadium (Portuguese: Estádio do Maracanã), also known as Maracanã, officially Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho is a football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stadium is part of a complex that includes an arena known by the name of Maracanãzinho, which […]

Rio 2016 Venues: Fort Copacabana

5 août 2016 Event: Cycling (Road Race) General Information:Fort Copacabana (Portuguese: Forte de Copacabana) is a military base at the south end of the beach that defines the district of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. The base is open to the public and contains the Museu Histórico do Exército (Museum of the History of the Army) […]

Rio 2016 Venues: Olympic Aquatics Stadium

5 août 2016 Event:  Swimming Capacity: 14.997 General Information:The Olympic Aquatics Stadium is a temporary aquatics center in the Barra Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro. The venue will host the swimming events and water polo finals at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and the swimming events for the 2016 Summer Paralympics. Location: Barra Olympic Park, […]

Rio 2016 Venues: Olympic Tennis Centre

5 août 2016 Event: Tennis Capacity: 18.250 (4 courts) – 10.000 (main court) General Information:The Olympic Tennis Center (Portuguese: Centro Olímpico de Tênis) is a tennis venue located in the Barra Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca in the west zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The center will host tennis events of the 2016 […]

Welcome Ceremony Rio 2016

5 août 2016 Thursday evening, the Welcome Ceremony for the Luxembourg delegation took place at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro. Amongst the dignitaries present were H.R.H. Grand-Duc Henri, Minister of Sports Romain Schneider and NOC President André Hoffmann.

Rio 2016 Venues: Riocentro

5 août 2016 Event: Table Tennis Capacity: 2.000 – 4.500 General Information:Riocentro is an exhibition and convention center located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the largest exhibition center in Latin America and was built in 1977. In 1992, Riocentro hosted the United Nations Earth Summit. In 2007, Riocentro hosted a variety of events […]