2016 Rio Olympics Schedule

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics schedule will be held from August 5th to August 21st, 2016. Officially known as Rio 2016, the games will feature more than 10,500 athletes from more than 200 countries to include South Sudan and Kosovo for the first time. There are 28 total Olympic Sports for this cycle that also includes new editions golf and rugby sevens for the 2016 games. There are 33 sporting event venues located in the host city and other sports events that will take place at five locations in the Brazilian cities of: São Paulo (Brazil’s largest city), Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Brasília (Brazil’s capital), and Manaus. This will be the first time since 1968 that the games will be held in Latin America, and the third overall time that they will be held in a country located south of the equator. If you would like to check out the printable 2016 Olympics schedule, we have that posted here for you to enjoy as well. The following schedule shows the specific sports and events that will be held on each day of the games. For American readers, football is the international term for soccer and is used such below.

Rio Olympics Schedule

Date Games/Events
3 August Football
4 August Football
5 August Opening Ceremony at Maracanã
6 August Archery Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Cycling – Road Race Equestrian – Eventing Fencing Football Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Rugby Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting
7 August Archery Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Slalom Cycling – Road Race Diving Equestrian – Eventing Fencing Football Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Rugby Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Weightlifting
8 August Archery Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Slalom Diving Equestrian – Eventing Fencing Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Rugby Sailing Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting
9 August Archery Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Slalom Diving Equestrian – Eventing Fencing Football Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Rugby Sailing Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting
10 August Archery Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Slalom Cycling – Road Time Trial Diving Equestrian – Dressage Fencing Football Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Rugby Sailing Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting
11 August Archery Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Slalom Cycling – Track Diving Equestrian – Dressage Fencing Golf Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Rugby Sailing Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo
12 August Archery Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Cycling – Track Diving Equestrian – Dressage Fencing Football Golf Gymnastics – Rhythmic Handball Hockey Judo Rowing Sailing Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting
13 August Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Cycling – Track Diving Fencing Football Golf Gymnastics – Rhythmic Handball Hockey Rowing Sailing Shooting Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting
14 August Athletics Athletics – Marathon Athletics – Race Walk Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Cycling – Track Diving Equestrian – Jumping Fencing Golf Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Sailing Shooting synchronized Swimming Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting Wrestling – Greco-Roman
15 August Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Sprint Cycling – Track Diving Equestrian – Dressage Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Marathon Swimming Sailing Synchronized Swimming Table Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting Wrestling – Greco-Roman
16 August Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Sprint Cycling – Track Diving Equestrian – Jumping Football Gymnastics – Artistic Handball Hockey Marathon Swimming Sailing Synchronized Swimming Table Tennis Volleyball Water Polo Weightlifting Wrestling – Greco-Roman
17 August Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Sprint Cycling – BMX Diving Equestrian – Jumping Football Golf Handball Hockey Sailing Table Tennis Taekwondo Volleyball Water Polo Wrestling – Freestyle
18 August Athletics Badminton Basketball Beach Volleyball Boxing Canoe Sprint Cycling – BMX Diving Golf Handball Hockey Modern Pentathlon Sailing synchronized Swimming Taekwondo Triathlon Volleyball Water Polo Wrestling – Freestyle
19 August Athletics Athletics – Race Walk Badminton Basketball Boxing Canoe Sprint Cycling – BMX Diving Equestrian – Jumping Football Golf Gymnastics – Rhythmic Handball Hockey Modern Pentathlon synchronized Swimming Taekwondo Volleyball Water Polo Wrestling – Freestyle
20 August Athletics Badminton Basketball Boxing Canoe Sprint Cycling – Mountain Bike Diving Football Golf Gymnastics – Rhythmic Handball Modern Pentathlon Taekwondo Triathlon Volleyball Water Polo Wrestling – Freestyle
21 August Athletics – Marathon Basketball Boxing Cycling – Mountain Bike Gymnastics – Rhythmic Handball Volleyball Wrestling – Freestyle Closing Ceremony at Maracanã