Brazil is preparing for the opening of the Olympic Games. Taking into account a difficult financial situation in the country, the ceremony will not be as a large-scale and expensive as in previous years in other countries.<br>Even prior to the start, the Rio Olympics have become controversial. According to the National Olympic Committee,Belarus" national rowing and canoeing team has been unfairly excluded from participation in the Games. Nevertheless, all Belarusian athletes are determined to win.<br>Belarus will be represented in more than 75 disciplines at the 31st Summer Olympic Games.