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Rio Olympics 2016: The biggest sporting event in the world set for a royal kick-off


Rio Olympics is all set to begin as Brazil awaits a grand opening ceremony. Reuters


Chinese gymnasts practice on the beam. China have sent in 416 athletes to Rio de Janeiro, its largest overseas delegation in Olympic history, continuing in its pursuit of medals. AP


Team Mexico attends their welcome ceremony at the Olympic Village. Reuters


Japan's women's rugby sevens team share a light moment as they arrive for their practice session. Reuters


Rio de Janeiro' mayor Eduardo Paes carries the Olympic torch just after it was transported across the Guanabara Bay from Niteroi to Rio de Janeiro. Reuters


Gymnast Kristian Thomas of United Kingdom in training. He was a member of the historic bronze medal-winning Britishers who participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Reuters


Lee Eun-Ju of South Korea takes a selfie with Hong Un-Jong of North Korea. Reuters

Updated Date: Aug 05, 2016 17:15 PM

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