How do Olympic Games influence the world communication? Liu Hao( Bert ) Tu Chen ( Peter ) Abstract The Olympic Games are the biggest sports events in the world. It supplies a stage for athletes all over the world to participate and compete together. As the biggest sports event hold by IOC, it also has some responsibilities to improve the communication around the world. This paper is a research about how the Olympic Games affect the global communication.
The first ancient Greek Olympics record keeping started in 776 B.C. But there are many conclusions that the Olympics were held even sooner. Even though there were many sporting events, the Olympic Games were the most famous sporting events in ancient Greece, honoring the Greek gods. The event was held every four years in Olympia, Greece. The ancient Greeks believed that keeping their citizens strong and healthy would help strengthen the city-states.
Every episode reminds us that we live in such an amazing country that allows us to exercise our right of freedom of speech in any way possible.The show also targets celebrities and politicians to shows that they are just like everyone else. South Park has the unique ability to update its audience with current events going on in our country or worldwide that most would overlook. South Park takes hard news, adds satire with raunchy humor; which then creates interest from the public. It also helps that South Park has a bigger audience base than CNN as well. South Park provides us with in your face politics with no apologies.
Then you will see basketball, tennis, cycling, sailing, rowing and wrestling. These events go into the second level of pricing due to popularity and past success of English athletes. Then, lastly, there are all other events. For the opening and closing events I looked at past Olympics pricings and the venue that they will take place in, the 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium. Prices are very competitive to those in past Olympics and offer many different tier levels.
Through this convenient location, Athens was further given another way to assert it’s effectiveness in controlling the other city-states or allies, as having such a readily available Athenian port was crucial in the trading between other civilizations, including that of Egypt, Syria and Palestine (as well as the rest of the Persian Empire) through naval transportations. Without such, the Greek world would have failed to have its diverse trading routes, which brought a wider variety of resources to trade and keep as lavish decorations and greater wealth into their economy, and it’s through this that Athens shows their
Usually setting up a game in order for someone to earn money a cheating way. In baseball there have been a lot of major controversies of the use of steroids and other performance enhancing, muscle building drugs. It’s been all over the news for years now. It seems like every year there is a new baseball player that everybody thought was the greatest but then later
A major sporting event like the Olympics can attract 10,000s of people for the duration of the games. These foreign tourists bring a boost to the local economy. In particular the local tourist trade, shops / hotels will benefit from the surge in visitor numbers. However, it is worth noting that these visitor numbers tend to be temporary. The major sporting event only lasts for a few weeks; potentially there could be many empty hotel beds in the future.
From the ancient Olympic Truce to the exclusion of Apartheid South Africa from international competition, sport has taken an indispensable part in international affairs and diplomacy in the long course of history. In today’s world, modern information technology is spreading information fast and widely to billions of people in a few seconds. With the improvement of living standards, more and more people pay more attention to sport events not only because of their health but also because of their nation’s prestige. In more recent years, it is clear that lots of states, developed countries and developing countries, discover the potential positive impact of sport on the nation’s image and prestige. Sport, as tool of soft power, is now used both internationally and domestically.
Along with its imperialist history, the term “British Nation” has become fairly controversial. Whereas the colonisations have considerably enriched the United Kingdom, they also brought numerous different cultures on the British soil. That made Britain a welcoming and cheerful land, which nowadays praises its multiculturalism. At least, that is how Britain likes to be considered. Nevertheless, following the terrorist attacks perpetrated on the day after London’s victory for hosting the Games, multiculturalism faced its limits.
As distant as 800 B.C., when the Olympics were first played in Greece, the athletes all paid homage to the Greek God Zeus. Sports were started as a religious ritual and the athlete was considered a demi-god, representing both the fans and the gods. In Roman times 2,000 years ago, athletes represented the state during the gladiator games and chariot races. They were seen as soldiers who reassured the citizen that the nation was strong. Today, athletes are not considered to be religious figures but possess great material wealth, privilege, and fame.