The Baron Pierre De CoubertinPierre De Coubertin, the father of the modern olympics, wasborn in January the 1st, 1863, in France and died September2nd 1937.Pierre De Coubertin was considered the father of the modernolympics because he started the group that later became theInternational Olympic Committee (I O C). The I O C promotedinternational good will for everyone. Pierre created the symbols,the olympic flag and the olympic rings. He also encouragedceremonies, music and pageantry.
Olympic flagPerrie chose the Olympic five rings that came to be discovered ina altar-stone in Delphi. He chose six colors for the rings (white,yellow, green, blue and black).the countrys that compeated inthe Olympics had at least one of these colors in their countryflags. In 1920 the rings became the official Olympic symbol.
MascotsDuring the London Games, London has promised to connectyoung people with the games. In October 2008 London wasgiven the opportunity to design and make mascots for 2012.The 2012 mascot was given the name Wenlock. Mascots can beanything to animation, animals and anything that you couldthink of.
Host CitiesThis year London get the privilege of hosting the London 2012Olympics.London has hosted the Olympic Games twice. Thesummer has been hosted three times once in 1908 twice in1944 and thirdly 1948. But this year the summer olympics willbe held again in summer.
Olympic OathPierre wrote an oath for the athletes to recite at each OlympicGames even up to now. The Olympic oath was first taken duringthe 1920 Olympic Games by Belgian Fencer Victor Boin. In2000, the oath was updated.