Every two years the world comes together to celebrate sport and unity. These celebrations have gold, silver, and bronze medals and are an honor to host by cities throughout the globe. The Olympic Games are truly an amazing experience as not only are athletes coming together to determine who is the best in the hope of making his or her country proud, but the two-plus weeks are filled with an introduction to people from every culture, making Olympics tickets good for both athletics and a little bit of diplomacy.
Currently, there are three Olympic outlets, the summer games, winter games, and Paralympic games. In these contemporary times the Summer Olympic Games are the first. Inspired by the Ancient Greek games, they were first organized in 1896. Since then the number of nations participating and the number of events have steadily increased. It is difficult to believe so many preliminary and medal rounds with in the very limited time span. The Winter Olympic Games were added in 1924 after the great success of the summer games, with much the same result. The Paralympics followed in 1948. The next couple of games include the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia in 2014 and the Summer Games in 2016 in Rio de Janero, Brazil.