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What are the Olympic Games?
The Olympic Games are famous sports competitions. Countries compete in the Summer and Winter Olympics every four years.
Where are the Olympic Games?
The Olympic Games are in different cities each time. An ‘Olympic Village’ has got special sports facilities, like football pitches and swimming pools.
What sports are in the Olympic Games?
In the Summer Olympics, sportspeople can compete in about 30 different sports. Individuals can do gymnastics, athletics and cycling, and teams can play baseball or volleyball. But some sports aren’t in the Olympics. You can’t play golf or rugby.
In the Winter Olympics, sportspeople can compete in about seven sports, like snowboarding and ice skating. A popular team sport is ice hockey – it’s fast and exciting, but it’s sometimes dangerous!
People from any country can compete, but they must be very good at their sport! Sportspeople must be very fit and healthy, and they exercise a lot before the competitions.
What do people win?
There aren’t any trophies in the Olympics.
If a sportsperson wins a match or a race, or gets a very good score, they win a gold, silver or bronze medal.
1_ How often are the Winter Olympics?
2_ Which sports facilities are there in an Olympic Village?
3_ How many sports are there in the Summer and Winter Olympics?
4_ What sport isn’t always safe?
5_ What can sportspeople win?