Olympics begin today

— The opening ceremony for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro begins today.

It marks the official start of the Olympics although some Olympic sports have began already.

The Rio games marks the first time that a South American city is hosting the Olympics.

The games will go on until Aug. 21.


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