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When do the Olympics 2016 start? Rio do Janeiro Brazil games

The Olympics only come around every four years, so the games are always highly anticipated and watched throughout the world.

With this being an Olympic year and the hot summer sun searing people are naturally asking: When do the Olympics 2016 start?

The 2016 Olympics in Brazil start with the opening ceremony on August 5. The games continue through August 21, the closing ceremony day.

The opening ceremony will be at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The Olympic torch is already making its way through Brazil. You can read more here.

Meanwhile, Olympic trials are already under way, and many are being broadcast by NBC, the official television network of the 2016 summer Olympics. You can find out more here.