The Olympics sign is made of 5 rings in different colors.

Olympics Fun Facts

Have you ever wondered what do the five Olympics represent? Browse through some fascinating facts about Olympics in this section.

Each color represents a continent. Yellow is for Asia, Blue is for Europe, Green for Australia, Black for Africa, and Red for the Americas.

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The yellow color of the Olympics ring represents the Asian continent. The colors are symbolic of continents and do not specifically represent any country.
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The first summer Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. The Summer Olympic event is also known as the Games of the Olympiad.
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The International Olympic Committee has its headquarters in Switzerland. It was constituted in 1894. A new headquarters of the IOC has been constructed in Vidy, Lausanne.
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Russia was banned in 2018 for the winter Olympics. This was after the Russian athletes were found to be using performance-enhancing drugs.
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South Korea was the country to host the 2018 Winter Olympics. Teams from 92 countries participated in this mega sports event. Norway won the most medals, followed by Germany and Canada.
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The Olympic games that started in 1896 are held once every four years. Swifter, Higher, Stronger is the English version of the motto of the Olympics: Citius - Altius - Fortius.
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The first US Basketball team, also known as the "Dream Team," won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Before 1992, only Amateur players were allowed to participate in the Olympics.
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Until 2020, the United States of America has hosted the Olympics 8 times, which is the most for any country, followed by France.
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In the 1998 Summer Olympics, Lawn tennis returned as a full medal sport after its last appearance in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
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In honor of the birthplace of the Olympics, Greece always leads the parade of athletes at the opening ceremony in every Olympics.
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