The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (Jeux olympiques) are the leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.- Olympic Games
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The Pacific Games (formerly known as the South Pacific Games) is a continental multi-sport event competing Olympic sports, with participation exclusively from archipelagic countries around the Pacific Ocean.
The World Games are an international multi-sport event comprising sports and sporting disciplines that are not contested in the Olympic Games.
Unlike the athletes in other IOC-sanctioned events (the Olympics, the Paralympics, and the Special Olympics), athletes cannot be guided by sounds (such as starting pistols, bullhorn commands or referee whistles).
The ancient Olympic Games (Ὀλυμπιακοὶ ἀγῶνες; Olympia, neuter plural: "the Olympics") were a series of athletic competitions among representatives of city-states and one of the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece.
The games were always held at Olympia rather than moving between different locations as is the practice with the modern Olympic Games.
Continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
The Games are recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are described as the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games.
Periodic series of international multi-sport events involving athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power , impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or Dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.
There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, are held almost immediately following the respective Olympic Games.
An olympiad (Ὀλυμπιάς, Olympiás) is a period of four years, particularly those associated with the ancient and modern Olympic Games.
Organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from nation-states.
The first major, modern, multi-sport event of international significance was the Olympic Games, first held in modern times in 1896 in Athens, Greece and inspired by the Ancient Olympic Games, one of a number of such events held in antiquity.
International multi-sport event held from 19 July to 3 August 1980 in Moscow, Soviet Union, in present-day Russia.
They were also the only Summer Olympic Games to be held in a communist country until the 2008 Summer Olympics held in China.
National constituent of the worldwide Olympic movement.
Subject to the controls of the International Olympic Committee, NOCs are responsible for organizing their people's participation in the Olympic Games.