Paralympic games ...................an international sports event held every four years for disabled athletes who cannot use a part of their body properly. It is held after the Olympic Games, in the same city.

a) is b) are

Some people say 'is', others say 'are'. Which is correct?


Verbs agree in number with their subjects.

What's the subject?

It looks like "paralympic games" to me.

Answer: are

I wonder why some people say 'is'.