How are the Olympic Games Organised?

When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) selects a city to stage the Games, the city and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the host country create the OCOG which will organise the Games. From the moment it is created, seven years before the Games, the OCOG works closely with the IOC.

Where are Olympics organized?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité international olympique, CIO) is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland. It is constituted in the form of an association under the Swiss Civil Code (articles 60–79).

Who is responsible for Organising the Olympics?

The organisation of the Olympic Games is entrusted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the country of the host city as well as to the host city itself.

How many sports are in Olympics?

Around 11,000 athletes have made their way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to compete in over 339 different events from 41 different sports.

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