Main Press and Entertainment Area Opens at Rio’s Olympic Park

By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Another important milestone was reached this week in the preparations for the first Olympic Games in South America. The Main Press Centre and a Live Site in the Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca were inaugurated on Monday, April 11th. Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Rio 2016’s president, Carlos Nuzman, and the city’s mayor, Eduardo Paes, were all present.

The press center will be open 24 hours a day and will be able to accommodate 25,000 journalists over the Games. However journalists attending the opening . . .

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