What are some advantages of international sporting events?

For the host nation, it allows them to showcase the nation. Economic benefits of showcasing the nation include attracting foreign investment. The tourism generated by the event also boosts the economy. For athelets, it gives them the opportunity to pit themselves against the best in the world. Winners usually earn more in international sporting events than regular sporting events. For spectators, they get to see a high level of competition, making it more entertaining.