The modern Olympic games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports of competition in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic games are held every four years with the summer and winter games alternating by occurring 4 years and 2 years apart.
The creation of modern Olympics is inspired by the the ancient by the ancient Olympics games, which were held in Olympia, Greece from the 8th century BC. The evolution in Olympic movement during 20th and 21st centuries has resulted in several changes to the Olympic games.
The Olympic movement consists of of International Sports Federation and National Olympic Committee and other organizing committees for each specific game. As the decision making body, the IOC determines the Olympic program consisting of sports to be contested at the games. There are several Olympic rituals and symbols such as Flag and Torch which are followed in each and every Olympics.
The games of Olympics has grown so much that nearly every nation is now represented. This growth has created a lot of competition among the players. It has also created numerous challenges and controversies such as boycotts, doping, bribery and attack of 1972.
To represent his/her country in Olympics is the dream of every athlete and if he/she gets any medal then it is like icing on the cake. It is the biggest opportunity that ever comes in the life of an athlete. It can change his/her world. It can fulfill each and every dream of an athlete.
It is not only for athletes. It creates a huge scope of employment for the host city. It works as the great boost for the economy for that country.
Nowadays Rio Olympics has been going. So let us wish for India that this time India at least bag 20 medals. To give your wishes you can comment in the comment section.