The Summer Olympic Games of 2016 will take place in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The games will be he first to be organised in South America and the third to take place in the Southern Hemisphere, after Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000. The games will last 17 days, from 5 through 21 August, and more than 10,500 athletes from 206 National Olympic Committees will participate in this sporting event.
The COSL “Comité Olympique et Sportif Luxembourgeois” (Olympic and Sports Committee of Luxembourg) just launched a new brand for all Luxembourgian sports fans: the “Team Lëtzebuerg”. The COSL unveiled its brand new logo, which consists of three distinctive elements – the red lion, the “Team Lëtzebuerg” signature, and the five intertwined Olympic rings – reflecting the passion for sports as well as a new team spirit.