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Summer Olympic Games

The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad are an international multi-sport event, occurring every four years, organized by the International Olympic Committee. Medals are awarded in each event, with gold medals for first place, silver for second and bronze for third, a tradition that started in 1904.

The olympics have increased from a 42-event competition with fewer than 250 male athletes to a 300-event sporting celebration with over 10,000 competitors from 205 nations.

The Winter Olympics were also created due to the success of the summer Olympics.


Future Games


Iranian discus champ sets golden target for Tokyo 2020
17 May 2019

Tehran, Iran, May 17, 2019: Iranian discus thrower Ehsan Hadadi has set his sights on a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020, reports the Tehran Times.

Hadadi, 34, won a gold medal at the 23rd edition of the.....

Mongolian boxers to train in Japan for 2020 Olympics
15 May 2019

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, May 15, 2019: Mongolia’s national team boxers will undergo joint-training with their Japanese counterparts in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The Mongolian Boxing Federation along with t.....