The five rings represented the five participating continents of the time: Africa, Asia, America, Europe, and Oceania. … This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colours are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time.”
Can you use the Olympic rings logo?
Can I use the Olympic rings? The Olympic rings are the exclusive property of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). They are a mark protected around the world and cannot be used without the IOC’s prior written consent.
Why are the Olympic rings joined together?
In formation, they’re interlaced with one another, with three rings on top and two on the bottom. The connection of the rings was designed to embody a unified world. Not only do they represent the union of continents but the meeting of athletes from around the world at the Olympic Games.
Can you use the word Olympic?
YOU CANNOT —
Say “the Olympics” or any version of the word: Olympic, Olympiads, Olympiad, or even “the Games”. Use the trademarked hashtags: “#Rio2016” or “#TeamUSA.”
Can you use the name Olympic?
Use OLYMPIC in the name of your company (unless it is a local business on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, or the company has been using OLYMPIC in its business name since at least 1950).
What does the Olympic symbol stand for?
The Olympic symbol (the Olympic rings) expresses the activity of the Olympic Movement and represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of athletes from throughout the world at the Olympic Games.
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.