The Olympic Games Горячева Светлана Сергеевна, учащаяся 8 класса МОУ «Средняя общеобразовательная школа №2 р.п. Новые Бурасы Новобурасского района Саратовской области»
The History of the Olympic games The Olympic Games have long history. They started in 776 ВС in Greece and took place every four years for nearly twelve centuries at Olympia. They included many different kinds of sports. All the cities in Greece sent their best athletes to Olympia to compete in the Games. When the Games took place, all the wars stopped. So, the Olympic Games became the symbol of peace and friendship.
Now, there are Summer and Winter Olympic Games. They are held separately. There are always several cities wishing to host the Games. The International Committee of Olympic Games selects the most suitable. After that, the host city starts its preparations for the competitions, constructs new sport facilities, or reconstructs them, reconstructs stadiums, hotels, press centres, etc. Thousand of athletes, journalists and guests arrive to the Games, and it takes great efforts to arrange everything. Russia joined the Olympic movement in 1952. In 1980, Moscow hosted the twenty-second Olympic Games. The latest . Olympic Games were held in Sydney, Australia. Our sportsmen won medals in many sports. Next Olympic Games take place in Greece, the Motherland of these games.
The motto of the Games is "Citius, altius, fortius" (Latin — faster, higher, braver).
,WinterOlympicGames: icehockey, skating, skiing, figureskating, etc. biathlon, toboggan, curling,
The Olympic Flag The five rings represent the five inhabited continents of the world and symbolize universal brotherhood. The six colours, the white of the background and the blue, yellow, black, green, and red of the rings, represent the nations of the world, since every national flag contains at least one of these colours. The ceremonial embroidered flag, by the Olympic rules, must reside in the principal municipal building of the host city until the next Games.
The Olympic Fire It is brought from Olymp to the place of the olympic Games by the best sportmen of the world.
The Olympic Symbols The symbol of the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 the Russian chose the hare, the white bear and the leopard. This trio shows the Olympic principles – friendship, honest and perfect.
The Olympic Symbols Иззи: Olympic Summer games, 1996, Atlanta, the USA
Magique (Магия): Winter Olympic Games, 1992, Альбертвилль, France