Our country is well represented with many talented Americans playing for us at the Olympic Games going on right now. As Iowans, we are able to talk about a fellow Iowan that has represented our country, Shawn Johnson. And did you know by drinking a Coke within the last 82 years, you are supporting the Olympics? There is such fascinating history behind the life of the Olympics and the current 2010 Olympics that I would like to bring to your attention. The opening ceremony is an Olympic tradition, of which has been upheld for 114 years.
• Nike gained a massive increase in the Asian market through its marketing campaigns during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, featuring ads with Olympic Athletes, along with sponsoring most of the Chinese teams that competed. • Nike’s other Marketing Strategy is their partnerships and endorsements. Teaming up with Tiger Woods in Golf, Nike connected fans with Tiger through the Nikegolf.com website in a forum style setting. In Tennis Nike aligned itself with the powerhouses of Tennis. In Cycling Nike teamed up with Lance
2012 Summer Olympics or London 2012 as they say is the Olympics for the best of the best. Around 10,500 athletes participated in this major event. This Olympic is a big deal for millions of people around the world. Athletes around the world are persevering to be able to join in this event. Before you could participate in this event, an athlete must pass a lot of hardships and trainings.
The International Olympic Committee has introduced the OVEP with its five values Joy of Effort, Fair Play, Balance between body will and mind, Respect for others and Pursuit of excellence as the base to conduct / participate / understand / the sport in the sense of true spirit. In today’s world, these values are under great pressure. Youth, the leaders of tomorrow, is the generation that will effectuate the pathway to protect our planet’s natural resources, promote education, take up healthy life style, and contribute to sustainable development. Ultimately, this is something that affects us all because the Olympic Movement of tomorrow is in hands of the young people can learn to respect each other on the field of play, they may transfer this sentiment to other elements of their daily
Obviously, the Olympic Games bring nations together and are a starting point for intercultural relations. In this essay, the evidences to improve the Olympic Games make different nations be together and have good communication will be 3 parts: building friendship, gender equality and the removing of racism. Firstly, the friendships between the athletes from different nations in Olympic Games bring nations together. Players always make friends with the players from other country. During the competition, they will be impressive to each other and have some communications.
Médéric Burlet 1S4 The Great Exhibition Dear readers, Today I decided to talk to you about the best event in the country! The Great Exhibition. First what is the Great Exhibition? It is the first great international exhibition. It can help you understand the brotherhood between our nations and allies.
Tessa Jowell believed: ‘Individual differences have never diminished the concept of ‘Britishness’; I’d go so far as to say that our differences have always enhanced us, as a nation. Through London hosting the 2012 Olympics, many new international stadiums are to be built these will help to reflect our national identity. We deﬁne ourselves increasingly in terms of our common values, and it was this spirit of inclusive British cultural identity that has won us the right to host the Olympics’, (Jowell, 2006). In recent years, there has emerged a considerable and growing literature on the relationship between sport, nations and national identities (Bairner, 2001; Cronin, 1999; Hargreaves, 2000; Porter and Smith, 2004). In many parts of the world and for various groups of people, national identity is highlighted and reproduced through sporting rituals and competitive events (Bairner, 2008).
They were members of the national team at IMO-2006.Some of them were holding shining medals which caught my attention. They were my heroes because they became medalists among top 500 students from all over China. They were pride of the whole nation, while I was hardly pride of my parents. I wanted to become one of them. It was my dream.
I am also invited to be the representative of Catanauan in Aliwan Fiesta last April. And recently, I’ve been also crowned as the MISS BONDOC PENINSULA 2011. And tonight marks the end on an incredible chapter of my life as Miss Youth Catanauan 2010. This is the right time to thank all the wonderful people behind this success. First of all, I want to thank my heavenly father.
The lively atmosphere of New Year not only fills every home, but also pervades the streets and lanes. Chinese New Year is now celebrated throughout the world. It is an official festival in China. Though many countries don’t take Chinese New Year as an official festival, grand celebrations can be seen in big cities’ Chinatowns and among Chinese immigrants all around the world during the festival. The Legends The Twelve Zodiacs The Chinese lunar calendar has been used for centuries.