In the present age, sports are more and more popular over the world because it is not only a good way to leisure but also can help people to keep fit. So, the most famous sports party the Olympic games become more important in people’s lives. The Olympic games will be held evey four years and people all over the world will enjoy the glamor of sports during that time. Then, who will host the next Olympic games becomes very important and many countires want to host the Olympic games. London will host the 2012 Olympic games. The issue of which it is good or bad to be the national host becomes a hot issue. Some people assert that there are more advantasges than disadvantages to be the host. At the same tme, many people argue that it is bad for national host. In this essay, I will discuss the benefits and drawbacks for host nations in the last 20 years.
Some people support that there are more advantages than disadvantages give their reasons as follows. At first, it can improve the facilities of the host country. For example, the 2008 Beijing Olympic games, the main cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjing, Hongkong, Qingdao, Shenyang have got a lot of benefits. These cities have built many sports centers and changed many old things to new. At second, it improve the financial income of the host country. During the Olympic period, people all over the world go to see Olympic games, it makes a sharp increase of the need of common day life commodities and services. The huge numbers of tourists increase the tourism of the country. At the same time, there will be many opportunities for investors to invest because the Olympic games. These are all increase the financial income of host country. At third, it also has positive effect on the economy of host country. As the statistics collected by Chinese government, from 2001 that has confirmed China would host the 2008 Olympic games to 2008, the direct effect on economy caused by Olympic games lead the...
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