You are hereMany people want their country to host an international sporting event. Others believe that international sporting event bring more problems than benefits. Discuss both views and include your opinion, supported by examples.

Many people want their country to host an international sporting event. Others believe that international sporting event bring more problems than benefits. Discuss both views and include your opinion, supported by examples.


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Many people want their country to host an international sporting event. Others believe that international sporting event bring more problems than benefits. Discuss both views and include your opinion, supported by examples.

Countries worldwide compete to win the privilege of holding global sport events. This is chiefly due to the fact that these events uplift the image and economy of these nations. Unfortunately, in some cases, they may prove to be more of a plague than a boon.

To start with, international sporting events enable the host country to boost its economy and market its capabilities and culture across the globe. In this manner, China demonstrated its exemplary skills, financial power and deep cultural heritage to the world through its flawless performances at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Game. Simultaneously, it was able to attract crowds of tourists who in ...

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