One of the most striking and massive events on the planet is the Olympic Games. Any athlete who manages to take the podium at the Olympic competitions receives the status of Olympic champion for life and his achievements remain in the world history of sports for centuries. Where and how did the Olympic Games originate and what is their history? Let’s try to conduct a brief excursion into the history of the emergence and conduct of the Olympic Games.
The Olympic Games originated in Ancient Greece, where they were not only a sporting event, but also a religious holiday. Information about the very first games and their origin has not been preserved, but Continue reading
Winter Olympic Games – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.
The first competitions, which soon began to be called the Olympics, took place in the small French city of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “White” Games began. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval of the Games by two years.
To date, the program of the Winter Olympics is an extensive program. The number of country Continue reading
It’s no secret that the more a person moves, the better his health. This truth applies to all, without exception, and especially to the disabled. Indeed, often the state and other people do not give them due attention. For many people with disabilities, playing sports is one of the few ways to show everyone that they are just like us. In addition, this is the most powerful factor for their rehabilitation.
Attempting people with disabilities to sports tried in the 19th century. This year, the first club for people with hearing loss was created in Berlin. Already in August 1924, the first competitions were held. The national teams of the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Poland, France and Czechoslovakia participated in them. It was also attended by Italian, Romanian and Hungarian athletes. These countries did not have Continue reading