The Olympic rings are the official symbol of the Olympic Movement. There are five interlacing rings of the colors blue, yellow, black, green, and red. The rings are set upon a white background. Baron Pierre de Coubertin designed the Olympic emblem in 1913.
What is Olympic symbol and motto?
As the official motto of the Olympic Games, Coubertin adopted “Citius, altius, fortius,” Latin for “Faster, higher, stronger,” a phrase apparently coined by his friend Henri Didon, a friar, teacher, and athletics enthusiast.
Is chess in the 2020 Olympics?
Chess was recognized as a sport in the 1920s by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). However, Chess is not widely regarded as a sport, unfortunately, because it doesn’t include actual athleticism.
Why is Tokyo Olympics called 2020?
Why Tokyo 2020 kept its branding
The statement said: “The leaders agreed that the Olympic Games in Tokyo could stand as a beacon of hope to the world during these troubled times and that the Olympic flame could become the light at the end of the tunnel in which the world finds itself at present.