us we inspire many athletes to compete for our countries
They compete for money and/or medals ..i think.
the first olympic "medals" was a branch of olive leafs
today tens of thousands of people come to participate in the olympic games but back in the ancient times only the villagers of Greece participated in the games There are 11,028 Athletes in the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
Because it brings everyone together from all around the world no matter what religion or background you have or are you are allowed to compete in the olympic games.
In today's Olympic Games, the majority of athletes are professionals who are paid to play their sport. In addition, many countries pay their athletes a bonus if they win a medal..
They both had people in it and judges and prizes
The importance of the Olympic games today is that it brings different cultures together. All countries are united in this athletic occasion.
2012: this is the answer today.
It brings contries together
because there is more today than befor
No records remain. Though the original Olympic game were not the international games we know today.
The Olympic Games.
Large sponsorship deals.
27 July - 12 August
The Olympic games are now a commercial enterprise far more than a sporting tournament. It is driven my sales and markets.
why would I tell you guys can't u look it up lozers
The Olympic Torch today is ignited several months before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games at the site of the ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece.
The first Winter Olympic games were held in 1924. Today they are held every four years, alternating with the Summer Olympics.
yes, It was passed on today to Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.
It varies nowadays. The ancient games were not between countries as we understand them today.
chariot racing,javelin,discus and pankration
Because today any new sport that wants to become an Olympic sport has to have both male and female athletes.
today the olympic torch is in uxbridge
We will not know that until the 2012 games are over, today is the opening ceremony!!