Olympics In The US – What Does it Mean for Us?

While the Olympics may be an event that’s been going on for several hundred years, we’ll only know about its influence on the rest of the world once the Games are over, so we have to wait until then to see what kind of impact it will have on us here in the US. The 2020 Summer Olympics is right around the corner, and the US will host the games in Los Angeles. This is a really exciting time for Americans as they cheer on their athletes competing in sports like golf, basketball, soccer, gymnastics, etc. However, there are some things that you may not know about the Olympics, and that’s why I decided to share them in this blog post. As an American, I love the Olympics.


However, I also understand why Americans aren’t as excited about the upcoming games as when they were hosted in LA in 1932. I wanted to share a few things about the Olympics that you may not know and why the games could impact your life. The United States has been one of the top nations in the world in terms of sports. It has produced a variety of famous athletes, from Michael Jordan to Tiger Woods. However, an Olympic movement is going on, especially in the United States. This has led to much talk about who should be included in the US Olympic team. This will consist of discussing who could win medals and what they mean.

What are the Olympic Games?

The Olympic Games are an international sporting event where countries from all over the world compete in various sports. The most important thing about the Olympics is that it is a global event. Governments can only participate if they are members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Every four years, the IOC holds an International Olympic Committee (IOC) General Assembly, where the IOC selects countries to host the Olympic Games. The IOC also chooses the number of sports participation at the games. The United States is one of only three countries to host the Olympics every single time, along with Russia and Japan.

Why Do We Love To Watch The Olympics?

The Olympics are a time when sports fans come together to compete for glory and honor. The games are also a time when we celebrate the unity of our country. While watching the Olympics is a great time to learn about different cultures and countries, we should never forget that the Olympics are an international event. The fact is, you can’t get away from it. You can expect to see the most iconic athletes competing in every event in the US, Canrope, or another part of the world. When you watch the Olympics, you witness the best athletes in the world doing what they do best. The Olympics is when we can all get together and cheer for the home team.

What Makes The Olympics Special?

The Olympics are special because they are unique. There is no other sporting event quite like it. The Olympics are also special because they are the most popular sports in the world. But the Olympics are special because they are held every four years. They provide us with something to look forward to and give us a chance to cheer on our country. The fact that we will be hosting the games for the first time in almost 100 years is exciting. That’s what makes the Olympics so special.

How Are The Olympic Sports Organized?

The first Olympic Games were held in Greece in 776 BC. However, the modern Olympic Games weren’t officially established until 1896 in Athens, Greece. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is an organization that oversees the Olympics, and it consists of 185 countries. While the United States is a member of the IOC, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is a separate entity. They are responsible for organizing the Olympic Games. The USOC is a private, non-profit corporation. Sponsors and the United States government fund it. The USOC allocates the games’ money, facilities, and time.

How Is The Olympic Medal System Organized?

The Olympics have long been controversial, but the most heated debate has been how the medals are awarded. There are five categories of medals: Gold, Silver, Bronze, Para, and Disability. Each citation is worth a certain number of points, and each country gets two sets of 10 points. If a country wins a gold medal, the points for that event are split evenly between the two awards. The issues are split 50/50 between the two medals if they win a silver medal.
Thawardsbility medal is worth 0.05 points per medal, which means it’s worth 0.5 points. Similarly, if a country wins a bronze medal, the points go 100% to the bronze medal. If a country wins a para medal, the issues are problems between the two awards.

Frequently asked questions about the Olympics.

Q: What is your favorite sport to watch at the Olympics?

A: I love the gymnastics events. They are very graceful and beautiful to watch.

Q: How did you first get into gymnastics?

A: When I was in high school, my school put on a cheerleading competition for a school fair. One of the schools was having a gymnastics competition. I had always done dance classes and had been practicing gymnastics since I was little, so I decided to try out for the team. The next thing I knew, I was competing!

Q: What is your favorite event in gymnastics?

A: My favorite event in gymnastics is the uneven bars. The bars are one of the most difficult things in gymnastics because you balance yourself on only one hand.

Myths about Olympics

1. Ancient Greeks invented the Olympic Games.

2. The ancient Greeks were religious fanatics who practiced human sacrifices.

3. The ancient Olympics did not include sports such as basketball and tennis.


The Olympics are a global event, and they impact the whole world. The US has hosted the games every year since 1904, and we hope to continue that tradition. That being said, there are many things we can learn from these games. Some people think of the Olympics as just another sporting event. But the Olympics also provides us with a valuable learning opportunity. For example, we can learn about teamwork, sportsmanship, and the importance of healthy living. If we keep those in mind, the Olympic Games can be an important part of our culture and history.

Amanda R. Dubose

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