Entertainment And The Pressure Of The Olympic Games

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Entertainment and the Pressure of Olympic Games
Scott Hamilton, a figure skater representing the United States, claimed that “most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.” At the Olympic Games, the most elite athletes from every corner of the world gather to represent their home country and compete against each other. Hosting or receiving awards from the Olympics benefit the respective countries in many economic, political, and social aspects. The countries can gain tourism, earn money by people who come to the country to see Olympic Games and receive medals for stellar performance. While there are many pros in continuing the Olympics, the players representing each country may suffer from intense pressure and criticism; there are both advantages and disadvantages to continuing the games. The Olympic games have a great impact on a country’s economic and political standpoint, but can also produce a negative effect on its reputation through widespread media. Olympic Games host summer and winter sports competitions, which thousands of athletes compete with each other in various divisions. Every four years, more than 200 nations attend Olympic Games. The summer and winter Olympic Games alternate every two years. Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee in 1894, and the first Olympic game was held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. Some Olympic Games can be canceled by other events. For

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