International Paralympic Committee

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  • Social Constructionism Theory Analysis

    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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  • Prosthetics

    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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  • Hosting The Olympic Games: An Economic Analysis

    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

    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

    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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  • History Of Olympic Games Essay

    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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  • SEA Games Case Study

    opportunity choices to work abroad as these countries are collaborating well in business and international sports Games (SEA Games). The skilled labour works abroad will increase the productivity of the nation, which is more efficient and raises the economy. Besides, the collaboration between ASEAN countries results in providing the studying opportunity for the students. “Our young people are able to experience going to ancient sites in Myanmar and Cambodia, and going to school in places like…

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  • Tata Sports Case Study

    Having the Best Sports Infrastructure in the Country Upgrade JRD Tata Sports Complex, Academies and Feeder Center to host International Matches. Source: Sports to Target – Olympics 2024 India’s Performance in Olympics, CWG…

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  • Ethical Issues In Judging People At The 2002 Winter Olympics

    Canadian figure skaters were trapped during what was the most high-profile judging scandal of all time. At no fault of their own, the pair consisting of Jamie Salé and David Pelletier lost their chance at the gold medal when a French judge voted in favour of the Russian pair. Thus, the Russians claimed the gold medal and the Canadians settled for silver. When confronted, the French judge admitted to being pressured by the head of the French skating organization to rank the Russians higher than…

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  • Why Do You Think The Statement Secrets Of Leadership Are Found At The Bottom

    Olympic Games, where certain values was promoted by the Olympic movement, but the International Olympic Committee and the Sydney Organizing Committee drifted away from the values and essentially managed to create a culture where questionable and unethical practices were being overlooked, and thereby strayed away from the “Olympic spirit”. An example of an “honest” culture being established can be found on the same pages, where a piece regarding university sports in Iran is included. In the…

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