What drives a country to spend billions preparing for the olympics, athletes to spend their lives training, and the world to stop and watch these events on a global stage? The Olympics are a worldwide stage for human endurance and athletics.
Below are some graphics to try and map out how huge and complex the entire Olympic undertaking it.
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There’s a lot of hype behind it, but all we can say is that we’re excited.