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.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 15, 2016: The medals for the Rio Olympics were presented at a special event in the 2016 Olympic Games host city on Monday, June 13. The slogan for the Olympic Games – “Rio 2016: A New Wo...

Tokyo, Japan, June 15, 2016: The Japanese Olympic Committee has announced that gold medalists at the Rio Olympics in August will receive a 5 million yen (46,400 USD) bonus, up 2 million yen from four years ago, reports Kyodo News. Japa...

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