Sailing competitions at the Olympics in Rio 2016 was held from 8 to 18 August at the sailing venue “Marina da Gloria” in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the participation of 66 countries. Great Britain was ranked first in the competition with 2 gold and 1 silver medals, Netherlands was ranked in the second position with 2 gold medals.
With little time left for the Olympic Games in Brazil to start, it couldn’t be more saddening and unfortunate to see Brazil ravaged by several crises. One of the world’s leading sports events is about to begin on August 5 against the backdrop of what seems to be the perfect storm for the country.
For any football fan the UEFA European Championship is the most popular tournament, comparable only to the World Cup. The tournament used to pair Europe’s top 16 teams that qualified to play, but that number increased to 24 in 2016. That is exciting news for the football community!