Rio 2016 Press Accreditation

The Rio 2016 Press Operations Department is responsible for planning, preparing and providing the services and infrastructure needed for the accredited written and photographic press and non-rights holders TV and radio broadcast networks attending the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games - as well as their technical support teams.

The department is also responsible for operating the Main Press Centre - MPC, Venues Media Centres, Photography Services Centre, Olympic News Service - ONS and it provides other services dedicated to the press such as: accreditation, accommodation, catalogue of products and services, technology and transportation. If you have any questions do not hesitate to get in touch with Rio 2016 at pressoperations@rio2016.com

Rio 2016 shares official documents with the press through the Rio Exchange extranet, which has a section dedicated to Press Operations. The Rio Exchange is a central and secure place for information sharing during Games preparations between Rio 2016 and all other stakeholders, partners and clients. To request access and your press accreditation, just visit rioexchange.rio2016.com and register under the Press Operations.

For Rio 2016 accommodation you can submit your top three choices online (following the link under the Press Accommodation tab on the extranet). The Press Accommodation guide can be found on the Rio exchange extranet, with detailed descriptions of the accommodation available for the Press.

While the accommodation allocation process is not based on a first -come -first -served basis, we kindly urge you to get your requests in as soon as possible, and in any case before the deadline of May, 31st 2015, so that Rio 2016 may start the allocation process and get back to you with your accommodation reservation details by end of June 2015.

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