The Olympic Games is a major international event featuring summer and winter sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a Variety of competitions. The Olympic Games have come to be regarded as the world’s foremost sports competition where more than 200 nations participate. The Games are currently held every two years, with Summer and Winter Olympic games alternating, although they occur every four years within their respective seasonal games.
The Olympics started in ancient Greece. 1996-United states atlanta 2000–Sydney Australia 2004-Athens Greece 2008-beijing china 2012-London 2016-Rio de janiero brazil 2022-Qatar Cities that bid for Olympics 2012 were London,paris ,new York city ,Moscow and rio de janiero
It has been chosen in east London. It has been chosen in east London to improve the poor city by jobs cities railways etc. Over 3,000 jibs created, £70m added economic growth and between £280-507m additional expenditure from tourism
The Olympics in the UK are being held in an area that was very dilapidated and poor. The grounds which would be wasteland are now being regenerated.
Most people think the employment is for locals around the Olympics. But they forget the people who are employed in the lead up to it. The Olympics in London are providing jobs for continuous 50,000 workers over a span of 7 years. In the current economy that is a lot of stability.
Those facilities built for the Olympics must be world class. And as such, when the Olympics goes away they can be used by the locals to train for future Olympics.
Transport is to be improved greatly for the Olympics, and the Buildings left will provide decent transport to areas with desperately need it.
Hundreds of thousands of people will be coming to London and the surrounding areas and spending money. Which in a time of poor economy will boost the local economy and keep people in work?
Visitors will spend more money on accommodation. Spectators will spend money in shops. Multinational companies will be attracted to invest in London as its image.
Renewable energy sources will be used. The improvements to transport will mean less congestion and air pollution.
The Olympics will create a feel good for the area. Affordable houses after Olympics Building Olympics makes thousands of jobs. The facility test after Olympics will turn into sports center.
Jobs after the Olympics - Those 50,000 people who worked on the Olympics are now jobless afterwards. The unemployment rate into the east London area will shoot up once the construction work is over
Cost to the people - Not everyone loves the Olympics or sport. Everyone in the country is contributing their own little piece and not everyone is happy. The money being poured into the Olympics and sport in some people eyes could be better spent on the NHS or roads
Unwelcome hassle - Not everyone appreciates the thousands of athletes and hundreds of thousands of tourists coming to the area, using their facilities and dirtying their area
Yes, they are giving them good paid money jobs and also giving them food.