to unite with other countries
The 1980 Olympic games in Moscow were boycotted by the US and several other countries because of the Soviet Union's invasion of Afganistan. The 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles were boycotted by the Soviet Union and several other countries basically as payback for the previous boycott.
Micheal Phelps - Needs Improvement Olympic games of what year? Usially they are sportsmen as any others from other countries
a bowl holding flamable stuff is lit with the olympic touch after its been carried to other countries.
The total attendance of the last Olympic Games (2012) was about 3 million people from the UK, US and dozens of other countries out there in the world.
I believe it is currently 205. The IOC allows territories of other countries to have their own National Olympic Committee so there are such "countries" as American Samoa and British Virgin Islands competing.
The 1980 Summer Olympics was boycotted by the U.S. and 64 other countries.
Greek Olympic Games inspired modern Olympic Games. One similaritty is the time between the events. In old Greek, Olympic Games happens every year, but only each four years happens the Olympic Games dedicated to Zeus, the major god in Olimpo. Other similaritie is the competittion between regions, today, countries. Other point is the competittion in running, the oldest sport in Olympic Games. More than that, the fire to make open the event is inspired in old Greek.
No. There were no Olympic games beside the on from Olympia.
The US and 64 other countries boycotted the 1980 olympic games because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
They where constantly taking over other countries a and all had emperors. Imperialism is the taking over of other countries.
The first Olympic games were held in Greece as a way to bring people together and show who was better. This was so the people who won could have bragging rights without having countries go to war and kill each other.
Olympic Games, Olympic Winter Games, and Super Smash Bros Brawl.
Its a series of national games held every 4 years where ever country in the world submites their top athletic competitors in their country to the olympic games to compete against other countries for a metel. The olympic games were invented in ancient Greece but lost until people came together back in the late 1800s to start them again.
Yes... Mongolia, the USA, and the People's Republic of the Congo were all participants. The games inluded ball throwing and fish wrestling.
On the XXIX Olympiad in Bejing, there are 204 countries and territories competing. Of the 192 UN recognized countries, the only country not to have entered is Brunei, having failed to submit any athletes. All other countries have entered.
No, Fiji has never hosted the Olympic Games.
Since 1984, NO Olympic games has every made a profit. Therefore, it is a losing money just to host it. The money is not a complete lost for the rich countries because they get international fame. Poor countries are not good candidate cities because 1) No tourist likes a poor; dirty area 2) they don't already have the land to build the stadium 3) they have to deal with other political problems before even having time to consider the Olympic games.
us we inspire many athletes to compete for our countries
French and English. However, the other language(s) used at the Olympic games is the language(s) of the host country.
The Olympic games are a chance for young people all over the world to meet other athletes and build sportsmanship and friendship.
the Olympic games originated from one of the celebrations of the 10 favours of Hercules this festival included the games of veresing each other in a fight,running and chariot racing