Important sport competitions, events and Olympic games

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Important sport competitions, events and Olympic games
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. 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 Olympic Committee(IOC) in 1894. The IOC has since become the governing body of the Olympic Movement, whose structure and actions are defined by the Olympic Charter.
The summer Olympic games in 2012 will be in London. Every sport have independent championship. Athlets compete in World, continental or national championship. For example football world cup are held every four years, but ice hockey championship is every year. For young athlets are performence youth competition, like Youth olympic games or junior championships.
Competitions are also for some clubs. The most remarkable competition for clubs is football UEFA Champions League, which is held every season.
For every country, which held big sport competition it is very lucrative organise this competition. Country regainig money and postive advertisment and from advertisment get another money.
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