The international Olympic Committee constituted itself on 23rd June 1894. The official languages of the IOC are French and English.
The Olympic flame is a symbol reminiscent of the ancient Olympic Games. The Olympic symbol, the five interlocking rings, represents the union of the five continents and the meeting of the athletes of the world at the Olympic Games.
The Olympic Games consist of the Games of the Olympiad and the Olympic Winter Games. Both take place every four years.
The first Chinese member of IOC(International Olympic Committee) is Wang Zhengting. Before 1949, the Liberation of China, three Chinese were elected as IOC members. Kong Xiangxi(1939) was a famous one. After 1970s, four Chinese from the sport world were elected as IOC members. He Zhenliang is the most famous.