Olympics Should Have A Permanent Home Essay

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The Olympic games is a major international sporting event that takes place every 4 years and it is hosted in a different country each time. Countries will bid to claim the rights to hosting the games. Although the games were originally held exclusively in Olympia, Greece. In recent years, people are beginning to question whether the Olympics should have a permanent home.
The spirit of the Olympics is that it brings together athletes and people across the globe in celebration of the international sporting event. Moreover, each country that hosts the Olympic games will integrate their respective culture and traditions into the overall concept of the Olympics. It is more attractive seeing different culture and traditions depicted at the Olympics. Having a permanent home for Olympics could rise to controversial issues even when some might argue that “deciding on a permanent home for Olympics would end the expensive process of selecting a host city every four years.” Macklin (2004). It would also create less interest among the public as it deprives them from entertaining features like the unique opening ceremonies seen at each Olympics. Jenkins (2007) has stated that “the vast majority of people questioned preferred the Olympics to be held in a different city
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Jolly (2007) has mentioned that “the Games are a serial financial burden for any city.” For example, the next Olympics is being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a poor country, it needs economic aid from other countries to help mitigate their funding issues in anticipation of hosting the Olympics. With the recent economic crisis in Greece, organizing the biggest sporting event in the world would prove to be impractical. As such, passing the Olympic flag to another country every four years would be better in the long

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