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    useful to give an explanation of the Paralympic sports. Paralympic Games is a huge international multi-sport event which involves the athletes with a wide range of impairment. Paralympic is governed by the International Paralympic Committee and their main purpose is to organize the summer and winter Paralympic games, administer and coordinating world championships and other competitions. (“Paraympic About Us” 2016). Paralympic games were just held two months ago in Rio, Brazil. It involved sports like archery, athletics, boccia, canoe, cycling, equestrian, football 5-a-side, football 7-a-side, goalball, judo, powerlifting, rowing, sailing, shooting, sitting, swimming, table tennis, triathlon, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair rugby and wheelchair tennis. Even though they have these many sports and they are well organized they are still struggling to get popularity in Paralympic games. The Paralympics’ job is to create the awareness of disability and to assist to make a stronger and better outfitted world for those with disabilities. They have hard and noble job to do, the Paralympics should be interesting, captivating and celebration of athletes should be a key. The main purpose is to raise awareness and evolve perceptions and beliefs. They want world to know that disabled people are as equal as any other people in the world, and therefore it is necessary to improve facilities and offer more opportunities to them. Paralympics is a large platform to change…

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    Special Olympics Summary

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    1. The Special Olympics calls itself the largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities and a “global social movement” (Special Olympics, 2015). The goal of the organization centers itself on several principles, both for the individual athletes and the larger system. Special Olympics strives to build global communities in the hope of spreading acceptance and education for the population it serves, it strongly and actively advocates for raising awareness to both the…

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    involved with. The former paralympic athlete caused controversy when he was allowed to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympic game. Is that fair? Should Oscar even be allowed to compete with able-bodied humans, considering the fact that he may have an advantage due to his prosthetic foot? The topic in hand, for this paper, is whether or not the Olympic committee got it right by allowing Oscar to be able to compete in the 2012 Olympics…

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    IOC stands to benefit greatly. The high public expenses of hosting can put a country into large amounts of debt that can take years to pay off. The Barcelona Olympics in 1992 which many say helped the city greatly still ended up creating a debt of $6 billion for the people of Barcelona (Zimbalist). The Montreal Summer Games in 1976 created a debt that took the city thirty years to pay off (Steve). The high cost of these games on the taxpayers of the country is another reason hosting the games…

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    Rio Olympics Impacts

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    In recent years, Brazil - one of the South American countries, has attracted the worldwide focus, which is possible attribute to two largest sequential international events (World Cup and Olympics). These two events were held in this legendary land in succession. This international games were directly involved for more than 100000 people included 70000 volunteers and millions of Brazil citizens were directly or indirectly involved in the city build, that attracted over 15000 athletes form almost…

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    Pros And Cons Of Olympics

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    justice minister described the group as “absouloutly amatuaer” and poorly organized on it support of ISIS” (Hannon). To properly host the Olympics, the host city must improve their security, no matter how developed the city is. The 2002 winter games in Salt Lake City are viewed as an example of success, in the Olympic spectrum. The city used venues that were already built contributing to the fact that these games are one of the very few that actually made money off of hosting the games. However…

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    Prosthetics

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    When you work to be a good athlete, and come out with results it is a truly remarkable accomplishment. The Olympics has athletes who have worked and seen an outcome, but there is another organization of disabled that have worked to see an outcome. The Paralympics is an organization that should not be combined with the Olympics because it is an advantage having prosthetic limbs, there are more categories for the disabled, and the olympics would swamp over the athletes from the Paralympics.. The…

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    For many of years, the Olympics have been missing many games, Many people and many opportunities to make the world a better place. The Ancient Olympics were a set of games played and ran by Ancient Greece. The Modern Olympics are a set of games played by the whole world and ran by the IOC. The modern Olympics are better than the ancient Olympics.The Modern Olympics are better than the Ancient Olympics because they make better rules and because they make the world a better place. In a little more…

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    leg debuted at the 2012 Paralympics, the final product, the music video, is far less important than the ideas produced around it. Prototype (which may or may not be a good song, depending on your musical preferences) attempts to capture ideas of rebellion, difference, and risk. On the up side, the video brings positive visibility to people with disabilities, and, furthermore, demonstrates that people with disabilities can be sexy and desirable. The lyrics exude confidence and a gaze directed at…

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    The first Olympic Games were held in Greece, Olympia, from seven hundred and seventy six BC through three hundred and ninety three AD, it took 1503 years for the Olympics to return. The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. The ancient Olympic games went for five days in summer ever four years. Olympia, the site of the ancient Olympic Games, is in the western part of the Peloponnese which, according to Greek myth, is the island of "Pelops. Olympia functioned as a meeting…

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