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Rio 2016 Olympic Games - General News

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Equestrian Canada (EC) has named the athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in eventing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games


Thibaut Vallette

Karim-Florent Laghouag, Mathieu Lemoine, Astier Nicolas and Thibaut Vallette are the nominated riders for the French eventing team for Rio

Lynn Symansky

Maya Black has withdrawn Doesn't Play Fair and new travelling reserve for USA is now on board for Rio 2016


Four eventing rider and horse combinations selected for the 2016 Australian Olympic Team – Chris Burton (Santano II), Sam Griffiths (Paulank Brockagh), Shane Rose (CP Qualified) and Stuart Tinney (Pluto Mio)

Equestrian Australia (EA) has advised that the Eventing horse and rider combinations that will attend the Pre-Games staging camp in the UK beginning on 24 July

Boyd Martin

They may ride for USA but we still love these boys! "There's no better feeling in the world than outdoing the European countries" says Boyd Martin "Originally I'm from Australia so I love beating the English too!"

Three of the four four athletes on the British eventing team for Rio 2016 get their first Olympic call up

Prior to Hong Kong, one rider admitted to planning 'unbelievably slow, painful and unpleasant deaths for all of the Australian Olympic management team' - the British and Australian eventing teams have been anxiously awaiting that call

In 30 days time we will be starting our coverage of the eventing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games direct from the Deodora Olympic Equestrian Park

10 things you may (or may not) know about New Zealand Olympic eventing team member Clarke Johnstone