SportsThe Best Images from Rio 2016 Opening CeremonybyCooLYarAugust 6, 2016, 9:50 amFireworks explode during the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony at the Maracanã stadium. (Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)Performers fill the brightly lit stage at the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images/Richard Heathcote)The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony begins at the Maracanã stadium under the flags of all the competing nations. Credits: (Getty Images/Clive Mason)The Opening Ceremony portrays the construction of metropolises in Brazil. (Getty Images/Clive Mason)Alberto Santos-Dumont, known in Brazil as the ‘Father of Aviation’, is represented at the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images/Ezra Shaw)Blocks representing the popular culture and music of Brazil light up the Opening Ceremony. (Getty Images/Ian Walton)The Olympic Cauldron is lit during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Getty Images/Lars Baron) See morePrevious article Emirates plane burst into flames after crash landing in DubaiNext article 69th or 70th Independence Day?Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Please enter an answer in digits:18 − one = This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.