The Olympic Games is a major international event featuringsummer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletesparticipate in a variety of competitions.Originally, the ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia,Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International OlympicCommittee (IOC) in 1894. The IOC has since become thegoverning body of the Olympic Movement.
• The Olympic Movement uses symbols to represent the ideals embodied in the Olympic Charter., the Olympic rings, consists of five intertwined rings and represents the unity of the five inhabited continents (America, Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe).• The colored version of the rings—blue, yellow, black, green, and red—over a white field forms the Olympic flag. These colors were chosen because every nation had at least one of them on its national flag.• The Olympic motto is Citius, Altius, Fortius, a Latin expression meaning "Faster, Higher, Stronger". Coubertins ideals are further expressed in the Olympic creed.
Opening• The ceremony typically starts with the hoisting of the host countrys flag and a performance of its national anthem. The host nation then presents artistic displays of music, singing, dance, and theater representative of its culture.• After the artistic portion of the ceremony, the athletes parade into the stadium grouped by nation• Nations then enter the stadium alphabetically according to the host countrys chosen language, with the host countrys athletes being the last to enter.
• The closing ceremony of the Olympic Games takes place after all sporting events have concluded. Flag-bearers from each participating country enter the stadium, followed by the athletes who enter together, without any national distinction.• Three national flags are hoisted while the corresponding national anthems are played. The president of the organizing committee and the IOC president make their closing speeches, the Games are officially closed, and the Olympic flame is extinguished.
• A medal ceremony is held after each Olympic event is concluded. The winner, second and third-place competitors or teams stand on top of a three-tiered rostrum to be awarded their respective medals.• After the medals are given out by an IOC member, the national flags of the three medalists are raised while the national anthem of the gold medalists country plays.
• Archery• Athletics• Badminton• Baseball• Basketball• Boxing• Rowing• Swimming• Wrestling• Tug of war
• Vijender Singh Beniwal (born October 29, 1985) is an Olympic Medalist Indian boxer from Kalwash, Bhiwani district in Haryana.
• Abhinav Singh Bindra born September 28, 1982 is an Indian shooter from Punjab and is the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. He became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.
• Disabled sports also adaptive sports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intell ectual disabilities.• Disability exists in four categories: physical, mental, permanent and temporary
InformationThe Paralympic Games are a major international multi-sport event where athletes with a physical disabilitycompete.There are Winter and Summer ParalympicGames.All Paralympic Games are governed by theInternational Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Symbol• The symbol of the Paralympic Games is composed of three "agitos", coloured red, blue, and green, encircling a single point, on a white field.• The Paralympic symbol was created by the Scholz & Friends agency and approved in April 2003.• This Paralympic symbol was first used in publications and other products in 2003.
Summer Games• Archery• Athletics• Boccia• Cycling• Football