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Rio 2016 Olympics Medal Table

Country
United States 46 37 38
Great Britain 27 23 17
China 26 18 26
Russian Federation 19 18 19
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British Business Secretary hoping to take advantage of Rio 2016

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

August 30 - Britain's Secretary of State for Business Vince Cable (pictured) is to lead a delegation this week of more than 25 leading UK companies to Brazil, in the first Ministerial visit between the countries since the UK elections in May, and the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics will be a major topic of discussion.




Sao Paulo football stadium remains on list of Rio 2016 venues

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

June 26 - Estádio do Morumbi is still one of the venues due to stage football during the 2016 Olympics despite the Brazilian organisers having been forced to drop it from the list of grounds for the 2014 World Cup by FIFA due to lack of financial guarantees for renovation, Rio de Janeiro officials have claimed.





Fears over Rio 2016 after World Cup slippage revealed

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

May 3 - Preparations for the 2014 World Cup have been slammed by FIFA, who have said that "it is amazing how Brazil is already late", which will set alarm bells ringing among officials monitoring Rio de Janeiro's early preparations for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.






Paulo Coelho attacks Rio 2016 role for Tony Blair

By Duncan Mackay

February 3 - Tony Blair's new appointment as a paid advisor to the organisers of the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics has been attacked by Paulo Coelho (pictured with Pele), Brazil's best-selling author, who has claimed the former British Prime Minister is a "war criminal" and has "blood-stained hands".