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  1. The Olympic Games

  2. Olympic Games are the biggest international sport competitions

  3. Originally, the ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC

  4. There are several special symbols of the OlympicGames

  5. Olympic Flame It is burnt in a country where the Games are held until their end. It is a reminder of a Prometheus’s deed.

  6. Fiveringsfastened with each other symbolizetheunion ofthefive partsofthe world. Colours of them are matched to these parts :blueforEurope, blackforAfrica, redforAmerica, yellowforAsia, greenforAustralia.

  7. There are two types of the Olympic Games:

  8. Winter

  9. Summer

  10. There are special Paralympics games for the people with some physical disturbance

  11. The opening ofthe Olympic Games is an amazing show that tells the viewers about the traditions of the country where they are held

  12. The closing of the Olympic games is also fantastic

  13. One of the most exiting and gorgeous Olympic Games were held in 2008 in Beijing

  14. This year Summer Olympic Games will be held in London

  15. And Winter Olympic Games will be held in 2014 in Sochi

  16. I have never been to the Olympic Games but I really want to go there and to cheer for our sportsmen!!!

  17. The End