Hosting international sports tournaments
as the World Cup and Olympics can be a major event for some countries. Some people believe that it improves the hosting countries reputation, while others believe that they waste financial resources. I agree with the former view.
essay will discuss both sides of the argument before reaching a conclusion.
On the one hand, many suggest that there are many other aspects that should be taken care of rather than building new venues and stadiums for games. Governments should take care of ameliorating and improving infrastructures and healthcare services.
, many people criticized Brazil for hosting the World Cup events despite the rising rates of poverty and declining medical services; saying that
money should be spent on these areas
of building brand-new stadiums which be left derelict after the event.
As a result
, Brazil experienced major financial challenges after the World Cup because they had spent so much money preparing for
On the other hand
, several individuals opine that
international games can have economic benefits in spite of the costs required in organizing them.
because many people flock from different nations to attend these competitions,
, revenues can be increased because of tourism.
will encourage more tourists to travel to
, when Egypt organized the African Cup of Nations, people learned more about Egypt. As a consequence, more visitors decided to visit Egypt, and income from tourism increased.
it is argued that money spent on well-known sports competitions should be used for improving existing public services, I strongly believe that they can be a way to maximize a country's income through attracting more visitors and tourists.