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Olympic Sports since 1896
Can you name the Summer & Winter Olympic Sports since 1896?
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Includes 'Discontinued Sports' Only includes SPORTS and NOT events. Some variations of Sport may be required (see IOC) NO 'Demonstration Sports' included. Not alphabetical, but grouped into Sum/Dis/Wi
Introduced in the 1904 St. Louis Summer Olympics
Contested at all Olympics since 1896
Performed since 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics
Since 1900 held at Paris, France
Started in 1936 games in Berlin
Includes BMX, Mountain, Road and Track
Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline are subcategories of Gymnastics
Beach and Indoor Volleyball are the versions played out
Freestyle and Greco-Roman the usual games played
Dressage, Eventing and Show-Jumping being the most famous subcategories
'Recurve' Archery is the only form contested in the Olympic Games
Includes 100m, 200m, Discus throw and much more...
Debuted at 1992 Olympics and contested at 5 Olympiads
Started in 1904 but was not contested in 1912 in Stockholm as Swedish law banned the sport
3 Forms: Foil (Light thrust), Épée (Heavy Thrust), and Sabre (Light Cutting/Thrusting Weapon)
Since 1908 games in London, first women's hockey was in 1980 Moscow Olympics
Women's football added in 1996, Men's appeared in every Olympiad except 1896 and 1932
Introduced in 1936 Berlin Olympics, dropped after that and resumed in 1972 Munich Olympics
Introduced in 1964 Tokyo games
Created by the founder Pierre de Coubertin and first contested in 1912, inspired by the Ancient Olympics
Was on the 1896 games but cancelled due to bad weather!
Known as Yachting up until 1996
In every Olympiad since 1896 except 1904 and 1928
Included since 1988, with Chinese athletes dominating the sport
First demonstrated in 1988 Seoul Olympics, becoming a full medal sport in 2000
Since 2004 Athens Olympics, results were included for ATP/WTA World Rankings
Debuted in 2000 Sydney Olympics
Contested at every Olympics since 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium
Last played in 2008 in Beijing
In 2005, first sport voted out of the Olympics since 1936
Only officially held in the 1900 Olympiad, score of the 1 match is unknown
Played as part of the 1900 Olympiad also, discontinued since!
Same as the two above; only played at 1900 Olympiad
Featured in 1900 and 1904. The IOC agreed to revive it for the 2016 in Rio de Janeiro
Contested in 1904 and 1908, both times won by Canadian teams
Contested in 1908 Olympiad. Known in the UK as 'Real Tennis'
Officially removed after the 1936 Berlin Olympiad
Held at the 1908 London Olympics...it's related to Squash.
Contested only at 1904 Olympiad in St. Louis, mainly by American participants. American version of Croquet
IOC after the 1924 games, abolished Rugby Union as an official sport. 'Sevens' included as 2016 sport.
Only held for women in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics
Now considered an extinct sport since 1920
Only held in 1908 Olympics
As of 2011, the IOC officially included 'Mixed Team' for Summer. Winter Olympic game
Transferred permanently to the Winter Olympics in 1924. It was staged in 1920 as a Summer Olympic game
Contested at every Winter Olympics since 1936
Debuted in the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley California
Contested at every W.O since 1924 with the exception of Squaw Valley
Also first contested in 1924
Included in the inaugural 1924 Chamonix Olympics
Contested since 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France
First introduced in 1964
Also held in 1924, with the first competition involving 18km cross-country skiing followed by Ski jumping
Contested since 1992 Albertville, France Olympics
Reintroduced in the 2002 Winter Olympics after a long absence (1948)
Held through every Winter Olympics
Held since 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan
Women's events only added in 1960, around since the inaugural Winter Olympics since 1924
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