The Summer Olympic Games French: Jeux olympiques d'été or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is a global multi-don occasion that is facilitated by an alternate city like clockwork. The latest Olympics were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The International Olympic Committee IOC composes the Games and regulates the host city's arrangements. In each Olympic occasion, gold decorations are granted for the lead position, silver awards are granted for second place, and bronze awards are granted for third place; this convention started in 1904.
The Winter Olympic Games were made because of the achievement of the Summer Olympics. The Olympics have expanded in scope from a 42-occasion rivalry with less than 250 male contenders from 14 countries in 1896, to 306 occasions with 11,238 contenders 6,179 men, 5,059 ladies from 206 countries in 2016. The IOC has chosen Tokyo, Japan, to have the Summer Olympics for a moment time in 2020. The 2024 Summer Olympics will be held in Paris, France, for a third time, precisely one hundred years after the city's the previous Summer Olympics in 1924.
The IOC has additionally chosen Los Angeles, California to have its third Summer Games in 2028. To date, just five nations have taken part in each Summer Olympic Games – Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece and Switzerland. The United States drives the unequaled award table for the Summer Olympics.