Despite what Coubertin had not hoped for the Olympic
Games till the total peace in the world. In fact, three
Olympiads had to pass without Olympic Games, because
the wars: as consequence of world War I 1916 the Games
were annulled, and the summer and winter games by 1940
and 1944 were annulled because of the Second world War.
Terrorism has also a recent threat for the Olympic
Games. In 1972, when the Summer Games in Munich, West-germany,
eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team by the Palestinian
terrorist groups taken hostage became loved became Black
September in a little known state as the bloodbath Munich.
A bungled liberation attempt led till the death of the
nine kidnapped athletes that had not been killed prior
to the rescues-just as that of a policeman, with five
of the terrorists also are killed.
During the Olympic summer game of 1996 in Atlanta,
a bombardment on the Centennial Olympic Park two killed
and wounded 111 others. The bomb had been started by
Eric Robert Rudolph, an American domestic terrorist,
that meditate on this moment a life on Supermax in Florence,
The Olympic winter game 2002 in Salt Reprehend City
became the first Olympic Games since the 11 September
2001 attacks. Olympic Games since then have requires
to blame a very high extent of safety on the fear for
possible terrorist activities.