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Archery competition at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics. This sport was reintroduced in the Olympic program in 1972.
Archery competition at the Athens 2004 Summer Olympics. This sport was reintroduced in the Olympic program in 1972.
Tug of war contested at the Saint Louis 1904 Summer Olympics.
Tug of war contested at the Saint Louis 1904 Summer Olympics.
Curling was promoted to official Olympic sport at the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics.
Curling was promoted to official Olympic sport at the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics.

The Olympic sports comprise all the sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The current Olympic program consists of 35 sports with 53 disciplines and more than 400 events — the Summer Olympics include 28 sports with 38 disciplines, and the Winter Olympics include 7 sports with 15 disciplines.[1] Each Olympic sport is represented by a single international governing body, namely an International Federation (IF).[2] Download high resolution version (600x788, 123 KB)Archery competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. ... Download high resolution version (600x788, 123 KB)Archery competition at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. ... Athens (Ancient Greek: αἱ Ἀθῆναι (plural), evolving into the modern Αθήναι in Greek until recently, and Αθήνα nowadays (IPA ); is both the largest and the capital city of Greece, located in the Attica periphery. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... Image File history File links 1904_tug_of_war. ... Image File history File links 1904_tug_of_war. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: , Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Government  - Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area  - City  66. ... participants The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3072x2304, 3837 KB) Oggetto Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Curling at the 2006 Winter Olympics Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3072x2304, 3837 KB) Oggetto Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Curling at the 2006 Winter Olympics Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVIII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ... Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... An athlete carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games are a winter multi-sport event held every four years. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... A sport governing body comes in several forms. ... This is a list of international sports federations, each of which serves as a non-governmental governing body for a given sport and administers its sport at a world level, most often crafting rules, promoting the sport to prospective spectators and fans, developing prospective players, and organizing world or continental...


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) establishes a hierarchy of sports, disciplines, and events.[2] According to this hierarchy, the Olympic sports can be subdivided into multiple disciplines, which are often assumed to be distinct sports. Examples include swimming and water polo (disciplines of Aquatics, represented by the International Swimming Federation),[3] or figure skating and speed skating (disciplines of Skating, represented by the International Skating Union).[4] In their turn, disciplines can be subdivided into events, for which medals are actually awarded.[2] A sport or discipline is included in the Olympic program if the IOC determines that it is widely practiced around the world, that is, the number of countries that compete in a given sport is the indicator of the sport's prevalence. The IOC's requirements reflect participation in the Olympic Games as well — more stringent toward men (as they are represented in far higher numbers) and Summer sports (as more nations compete in the Summer Olympics). To be able to be competed at the Olympics, for instance, an event must be practiced by men in at least, fifty countries on three continents, and by women in at least thirty-five countries on three continents.[2] Stamp The International Olympic Committee (French: Comité International Olympique) is an organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas on June 23, 1894. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... Water polo is a team water sport combining some elements of swimming and handball. ... There are a large number of sports that involve water. ... Fédération Internationale de Natation The International Swimming Federation (French Fédération Internationale de Natation, FINA) organizes and regulates international swimming, diving, synchronized swimming, water polo and open water swimming championships. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... Speed skating, or long track speedskating, long track speed skating, is an Olympic sport where competitors are timed while crossing a set distance. ... Look up skating in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The International Skating Union (ISU) is the international governing body for competitive ice skating disciplines, including figure skating, synchronized skating, speed skating, and short track speed skating. ...


Previous Olympic Games included sports which are no longer present on the current program, like polo and tug of war.[5] These sports, known as "discontinued sports", were later removed either because of lack of interest or absence of an appropriate governing body.[2] Archery and tennis are examples of sports that were competed at the early Games, were eventually dropped by the IOC, but managed to return to the Olympic program (in 1972 and 1988, respectively). Demonstration sports have often been included in the Olympic Games, usually to promote a local sport from the host country or to gauge interest and support for the sport.[6] Such sports, like baseball and curling, were successfully included in the official Olympic program (in 1992 and 1998, respectively). A game of polo. ... Tug of war Tug of war, also known as rope pulling, is a sport that directly pits two teams against each other in a test of strength. ... It has been suggested that Primitive Archery be merged into this article or section. ... Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows, New York Tennis is a game played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players (doubles). ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... you are such a dumb noob and the red sox rule Size = 200 | Optional caption = | Host city = Seoul, South Korea | Nations participating = 159 | Athletes participating = 8,465 (6,279 men, 2,186 women) | Events = 263 in 27 sports | Opening ceremony = September 17, 1988 | Closing ceremony = October 2, 1988 | Officially opened... A demonstration sport is a sport which is played in order to promote itself, most commonly during the Olympic Games, but also at other sporting events. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Curling is a team sport with similarities to bowls and bocce, played on a rectangular sheet of carefully prepared ice by two teams of four players each. ... The 92 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVIII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ...

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Summer Olympic Games

At the 1896 Summer Olympics, the first Olympic Games, nine sports were contested.[7] Since then, the number of sports contested at the Summer Olympic Games has gradually risen to the current number of twenty-eight. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, however, the number of sports will fall back to twenty-six; in early 2006, the IOC voted on the removal of baseball and softball from the Olympic schedule, in 2012. However, they remain Olympic sports and thus could return to the Olympic program, in 2016.[8] The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. ... Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Softball is a team sport, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ...


In order for a sport or discipline to be in included on the Summer Olympics program (but not necessarily be contested at the Olympics), it must be widely practiced by men in at least seventy-five countries on four continents, and by women in at least forty countries on three continents.


Current program

The following sports (or disciplines) are currently on the Summer Olympic Games official program, listed according to the name used by the IOC. From the twenty-eight sports, five consist of multiple disciplines. The numbers in each cell indicate the number of events for each sport that were contested at the respective Games; a bullet denotes that the sport was contested as a demonstration sport.

Sport (Discipline) 96 00 04 06 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08
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Diving 2 1 2 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 8 8 8
Swimming 4 7 9 4 6 9 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 13 15 18 29 29 26 26 29 31 31 32 32 32 34
Synchronized swimming 2 2 2 1 2 2 2
Water polo 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2
Archery 6 6 3 10 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 4
Athletics (track and field) 12 23 25 21 26 30 29 27 27 29 29 33 33 33 34 36 36 38 37 38 41 42 43 44 46 46 47
Badminton 4 5 5 5 5
Baseball 1 1 1 1 1
Basketball 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Boxing 7 5 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 11 11
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Flatwater 9 9 9 9 7 7 7 7 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Slalom 4 4 4 4 4 4
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BMX 2
Mountain biking 2 2 2 2
Road 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 4
Track 5 2 7 5 6 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 4 4 5 6 7 8 12 12 10
Equestrian 3 5 7 5 6 5 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Fencing 3 7 5 8 4 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 10 10 10 10
Field hockey 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Football (soccer) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
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Artistic 8 1 11 4 2 4 4 9 8 11 9 9 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Rhythmic 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
Trampoline 2 2 2
Handball 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Judo 4 6 6 8 8 7 14 14 14 14 14
Modern pentathlon 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2
Rowing 5 5 6 4 4 5 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14
Sailing 10 4 4 14 3 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 8 10 10 11 11 11
Shooting 5 9 16 15 18 21 10 2 3 4 7 7 6 6 7 8 7 7 11 13 13 15 17 17 15
Softball 1 1 1 1
Table tennis 4 4 4 4 4 4
Taekwondo 8 8 8
Tennis 2 4 2 4 6 8 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4
Triathlon 2 2 2
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Beach 2 2 2 2
Indoor 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Weightlifting 2 2 2 5 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 15 15 15
Wrestling 1 8 4 10 5 10 13 13 14 14 16 16 16 16 16 16 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 16 18 18
Total events 43 89 96 78 110 102 156 126 109 116 129 136 149 151 150 163 172 195 198 203 221 237 257 271 300 301 302

The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. ... The 1900 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in 1900 in Paris, France. ... participants The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St. ... The 1906 Summer Olympics, also called the 1906 Intercalated Games, were held in Athens, Greece. ... The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IV Olympiad, were held in 1908 in London, England. ... The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were held in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ... The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, were held in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, were held in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. ... The Games of the XIV Olympiad were held in 1948 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. ... The 1952 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were held in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. ... The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were held in 1956 in Melbourne, Australia, although the equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. ... The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad, were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy. ... The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were held in Mexico City in 1968. ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Badge, released in the USSR The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow in the Soviet Union. ... Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... you are such a dumb noob and the red sox rule Size = 200 | Optional caption = | Host city = Seoul, South Korea | Nations participating = 159 | Athletes participating = 8,465 (6,279 men, 2,186 women) | Events = 263 in 27 sports | Opening ceremony = September 17, 1988 | Closing ceremony = October 2, 1988 | Officially opened... The 92 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, were awarded to Beijing, China after an exhaustive ballot of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on July 13, 2001. ... Diving was first introduced in the official programme of the Summer Olympic Games at the 1904 Games of St. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Swimming has been a sport at every modern Olympic Games. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Swimming. ... Synchronized swimming has been contested at the Summer Olympics since the 1984 Games. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Water polo has been part of the Summer Olympics program since the second games, in 1900. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Water_polo. ... Archery at the Summer Olympics had its debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 13 Olympiads. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Athletics has been contested at every Summer Olympics since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Athletics. ... Badminton had its debut at the 1992 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 4 Olympiads. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Badminton. ... Baseball at the Summer Olympics had its official debut at the 1992 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 4 Olympiads. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Baseball. ... Basketball has been played consistently on the Summer Olympics since 1936, with a demonstration event in 1904. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Basketball. ... Boxing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since its introduction to the programme at the 1904 Summer Olympics except 1912. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Boxing. ... Canoeing/kayaking has been featured as a sport in the Summer Olympic Games since the 1936 Games in Berlin. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Canoeing/kayaking has been featured as a sport in the Summer Olympic Games since the 1936 Games in Berlin. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Cycling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Cycling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Cycling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Equestrianism made its Summer Olympics debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Equestrian. ... Fencing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Fencing. ... Field hockey (also referred to as simply hockey) was introduced at the Summer Olympic Games as a mens competition at the 1908 Games in London, with six teams, including four from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Football. ... Gymnastics has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Gymnastics has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Gymnastics has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Handball was introduced as an Olympic sport for men at the 1936 Summer Olympics, in Berlin, but dropped after that, only to be resumed at the 1972 Summer Olympics, again on German territory. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Handball. ... The sport of Judo was first included in the Olympic Games in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Judo. ... Modern pentathlon is a sports contest created especially for the Summer Olympic Games by the founder of the modern Games, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, and was first contested in 1912. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Rowing has been contested since the 1900 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Rowing. ... Events Nations Category: ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Sailing. ... Shooting sports have been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics except the 1904 and 1928 editions. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Softball was introduced as an Olympic sport for women (only) in the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Softball. ... Table tennis competition has been in the Summer Olympic Games since 1988, with singles and doubles events for both men and women. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Table_tennis. ... Taekwondo has been part of the Summer Olympic Games since the 2000 Games, after being a demonstration sport in 1988 and 1992. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Taekwondo. ... Tennis, in the form of lawn tennis, was a summer Olympic sport contested in every Games between 1896 and 1924 before disappearing from the Olympic scene until its revival as an Olympic event at the 1988 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Tennis. ... The Triathlon at the Summer Olympics had its debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 2 Olympiads. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Indoor volleyball events have been contested at the Summer Olympic Games since 1964. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Volleyball_(beach). ... Indoor volleyball events have been contested at the Summer Olympic Games since 1964. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Weightlifting has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics, as well as twice before then. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Wrestling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics except only the 1900 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Wrestling. ...

Discontinued sports

The following sports were previously part of the Summer Olympic Games program as official sports, but are no longer on the current program. The numbers in each cell indicate the number of events for each sport that were contested at the respective Games; a bullet denotes that the sport was contested as a demonstration sport.

Sport 96 00 04 06 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08
Basque pelota 1
Cricket 1
Croquet 3
Figure skating 4 3 included in the Winter Olympic Games program
Golf 2 2
Ice hockey 1 included in the Winter Olympic Games program
Jeu de paume 1
Lacrosse 1 1
Polo 1 1 1 1 1
Rackets 2
Roque 1
Rugby union 1 1 1 1
Tug of war 1 1 1 1 1 1
Water motorsports 3

The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. ... The 1900 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in 1900 in Paris, France. ... participants The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St. ... The 1906 Summer Olympics, also called the 1906 Intercalated Games, were held in Athens, Greece. ... The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IV Olympiad, were held in 1908 in London, England. ... The 1912 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the V Olympiad, were held in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ... The 1928 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IX Olympiad, were held in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, were held in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. ... The Games of the XIV Olympiad were held in 1948 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. ... The 1952 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were held in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. ... The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were held in 1956 in Melbourne, Australia, although the equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. ... The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad, were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy. ... The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were held in Mexico City in 1968. ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Badge, released in the USSR The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow in the Soviet Union. ... Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... you are such a dumb noob and the red sox rule Size = 200 | Optional caption = | Host city = Seoul, South Korea | Nations participating = 159 | Athletes participating = 8,465 (6,279 men, 2,186 women) | Events = 263 in 27 sports | Opening ceremony = September 17, 1988 | Closing ceremony = October 2, 1988 | Officially opened... The 92 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, were awarded to Beijing, China after an exhaustive ballot of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on July 13, 2001. ... At the 1900 Summer Olympics, a pelota tournament was contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... At the 1900 Summer Olympics, a cricket tournament was contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... At the 1900 Summer Olympics, three croquet events were contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Olympic medalists in figure skating. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Figure_skating. ... Golf was featured at the 1900 and 1904 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ice hockey tournaments have been staged at the Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Ice_hockey. ... At the 1908 Summer Olympics, one Jeu de paume event wes contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Lacrosse has been contested at two editions of the Summer Olympic Games, 1904 and 1908. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Polo at the Summer Olympics has been contested five times. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... At the 1908 Summer Olympics, two rackets events were contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... At the 1904 Summer Olympics, a roque individual tournament was contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A postcard of the rugby event at the 1924 Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The team competition tug of war was contested in the Summer Olympics every four years from 1900 to 1920, except for the 1916 Olympics, which were cancelled. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... At the 1908 Summer Olympics, three water motorsports events were contested. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Demonstration sports

Main article: Demonstration sport

The following sports or disciplines have been demonstrated at the Summer Olympic Games for the years shown, but have never been included on the official Olympic program: A demonstration sport is a sport which is played in order to promote itself, most commonly during the Olympic Games, but also at other sporting events. ...

The Beijing Olympic Committee has received permission to organize a wushu competition, but it will not be considered a demonstration or exhibition sport at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[9][10] United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... High marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Aussie Rules Football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of football... Balloons are often used or given on special occasions, like cards or flowers. ... Vince R. releases the ball. ... Boules /bul/ is a collective name for games played with metal balls. ... Budo (武道) is a term for Japanese martial arts. ... Handball is the name of several different sports: Team handball, or Olympic/European Handball is a game somewhat similar to association football, but the ball is played with the hand, not the foot. ... Pesäpallo is a fast-moving ball sport somewhat similar to baseball. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... A modern glider crossing the finish line of a competition at high speed. ... Impression of the game of Kaatsen Kaatsen is a traditional Dutch/Frisian sport, related to American handball and fives, that is most commonly practiced by people from the northern province of Fryslân/Friesland. ... A korfball match in the Netherlands between Trekvogels and OZC Korfball is a team ball game, similar in many ways to mixed netball. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Weapon stubs | Stick fighting | Fencing | Mêlée weapons ... The RLSS Bronze Medallion Lifesaving is the saving of life through the prevention of accidents, personal survival and the rescue of others. ... Longue paume was an outdoor version of jeu de paume. ... Auto racing (also known as automobile racing or autosport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... Roller hockey is a category which includes two rollersports. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Savate (pronounced ), also known as boxe française, French boxing, French Kickboxing or French Footfighting, is a French martial art which uses both the hands and feet as weapons and combines elements of western boxing with graceful kicking techniques. ... Pehr Henrik Ling (15 November 1776–3 May 1839) was a Swedish medical-gymnastic practitioner. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... A complete weight training workout can be performed with a pair of adjustable dumbbells and a set of weight disks (plates). ... A pair of spinlock dumbbells with 2 kg plates. ... // Water skiing began in 1922 when Ralph Samuelson strapped two boards to his feet and rigged a clothesline up to his boat on Lake Pepin in Lake City, Minnesota. ... Gun (staff) event at the 10th All China Games Wushu (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; literally martial arts), also known as modern wushu or contemporary wushu, is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, were awarded to Beijing, China after an exhaustive ballot of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on July 13, 2001. ...


Winter Olympic Games

Before 1924, when the first Winter Olympic Games were celebrated, sports held on ice, like figure skating and ice hockey, were contested at the Summer Olympics. These two sports made their debuts at the 1908 and the 1920 Summer Olympics respectively, but were permanently integrated in the Winter Olympics program in 1924. The International Winter Sports Week, later dubbed the I Olympic Winter Games and retroactively recognized as such by the IOC, consisted of nine sports. The number of sports contested at the Winter Olympics has since been decreased to seven, comprising a total of fifteen disciplines.[11] An athlete carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games are a winter multi-sport event held every four years. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IV Olympiad, were held in 1908 in London, England. ... The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1924 in Chamonix, France. ...


A sport or discipline must be widely practiced in at least twenty-five countries on three continents in order to be included on the Winter Olympics program.[2]


Current program

The following sports (or disciplines) are currently on the official program of the Winter Olympic Games, listed according to the name used by the IOC. From the seven sports, three consist of multiple disciplines.


The numbers in each cell indicate the number of events for each sport that were contested at the respective Games (the blue cells indicate that those sports were held at the Summer Games); a bullet denotes that the sport was contested as a demonstration sport. On some occasions, both official medal events and demonstration events were contested in the same sport at the same Games.

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Skeleton     1 1 2 2
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Luge     3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
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Alpine skiing     2 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 10 10 10 10 10 10
Cross country skiing     2 2 2 3 3 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 10 10 10 12 12
Freestyle skiing     2 4 4 4 4
Nordic combined     1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3
Ski jumping     1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
Snowboarding     4 4 6
Total events 16 14 14 17 22 22 24 27 34 35 35 37 38 39 46 57 61 68 78 84

The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IV Olympiad, were held in 1908 in London, England. ... The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1924 in Chamonix, France. ... The II Olympic Winter Games were held in 1928 in Sankt-Moritz, Switzerland. ... The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1932 in Lake Placid, New York, United States. ... The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1936 in the villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. ... The V Olympic Winter Games were held in St. ... The VI Olympic Winter Games were held in 1952 in Oslo, Norway. ... The VII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1956 in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy. ... The 1960 Winter Olympics, officially known as the VIII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1960 in Squaw Valley, California, United States (located in the Lake Tahoe basin). ... The 1964 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1964 in Innsbruck, Austria. ... The 1968 Winter Olympics, officially known as the X Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1968 Grenoble, France and opened on February 6. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The 1976 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. ... The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States of America. ... The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. ... The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and opened by Governor General Jeanne Sauvé. The Olympics were highly successful financially as they brought in million-dollar profits. ... The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVIII Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... Neve and Gliz, the 2006 Olympics mascots, on display in Turin The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games, were celebrated in Turin, Italy from February 10, 2006, through February 26, 2006. ... Biathlon debuted at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley with the Mens 20km Individual event. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bobsleigh has been contested at the Winter Olympics since the first Winter Games in 1924, with the exception of the 1960 games in Squaw Valley when the organizing committee decided not to build a track in order to reduce expenses. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Skeleton was part of the Winter Olympics program when the games were held in St. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Curling has been an official Winter Olympic sport since the 1998 games in Nagano. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ice hockey tournaments have been staged at the Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Ice_hockey. ... Luge was introduced to the Winter Olympics program at the 1964 games, with both mens and womens events and a doubles event. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Olympic medalists in figure skating. ... Image File history File links Olympic_pictogram_Figure_skating. ... Short track speed skating has been contested at the Winter Olympics since the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville, France. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Speed skating has been featured as a sport in the Winter Olympics since 1924. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Alpine skiing has been contested at every Winter Olympics since the 1936 Winter Games in Garmisch and Partenkirchen, Germany. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Freestyle skiing has been contested at the Winter Olympics since the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Nordic combined has been contested at the Winter Olympics since 1924. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ski jumping has been included in the program of every Winter Olympic Games. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Snowboarding has been contested at every Winter Olympics since the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano, Japan. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Demonstration sports

Main article: Demonstration sport

The following sports have been demonstrated at the Winter Olympic Games for the years shown, but have never been included on the official Olympic program: A demonstration sport is a sport which is played in order to promote itself, most commonly during the Olympic Games, but also at other sporting events. ...

Look up bandy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Paralympic alpine skiing is an adaptation of alpine skiing for athletes with a disability. ... Disabled skiing was an Olympic demonstration sport for the first time at the 1984 Winter Olympics. ... Disabled skiing was a demonstration sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics. ... Paralympic cross-county skiing is an adaptation of cross-country skiing for athletes with a disability. ... Disabled skiing was a demonstration sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics. ... Ice stock sport (also known as German Curling) is a winter sport, somewhat similar to curling. ... The name biathlon is commonly confused with duathlon, the term used to describe any sporting event made up of two disciplines. ... Biathlon debuted at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley with the Mens 20km Individual event. ... Freestyle skiing began in the 1930s, when Norwegian skiers began performing acrobatics during alpine and cross-country training. ... Freestyle skiing has been contested at the Winter Olympics since the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville. ... Skijoring is a winter dog-powered sport popularized in North America and derived from the Scandinavian sport of pulka. ... Dogsled racing is a winter dog sport involving the timed competition of teams of sleddogs that pull a sled, on the runners of which the dog driver or musher stands. ... Speed skiing is the sport of skiing fastest in a straight line downhill. ... The Winter Pentathlon was a demonstration sports in the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. ...

Recognized sports

The following sports are not part of the Olympic program, but are recognized by the IOC.[12] Their respective International Federations (IFs) are responsible for ensuring that the sport's activities follow the Olympic Charter. This is a list of international sports federations, each of which serves as a non-governmental governing body for a given sport and administers its sport at a world level, most often crafting rules, promoting the sport to prospective spectators and fans, developing prospective players, and organizing world or continental... Olympic torch The Olympic Charter, last updated September 1, 2004, is a set of rules and guidelines for the organization of the Olympic Games, and for governing the Olympic Movement. ...


A recognized sport may be added to the Olympic program in future Games, by recommendation of the IOC Olympic Programme Commission and a vote by the IOC members. Usually, the sport will appear as a demonstration sport or an event of similar status before being officially promoted.[6] On July 11, 2005, the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the Olympic program for 2012,[13] a decision that was reaffirmed on February 9, 2006.[8] Nevertheless, the IOC members rejected their replacement with karate and squash, which were selected from a list that included golf, roller sports and rugby sevens. Recognized sports that are not part of the competition schedule for an Olympic Games, including the following, usually become part of the schedule of the World Games. is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Karate (disambiguation). ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called Squash racquets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball... This article is about the sport. ... Inline skaters competing. ... Bold text // Rugby sevens being played at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, which was held at Melbournes Telstra Dome. ... IWGA logo The World Games, first held in 1981, are an international multi-sport event, meant for sports that are not contested in the Olympic Games. ...

The term Air sports covers a range of aerial activities such as: Aerobatics Ballooning General aviation Gliding Hang gliding Model aircraft Parachuting Paragliding Ultralight aviation Human Powered Aircraft They are governed internationally by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and national organizations like the USAs Federal Aviation Administration. ... Look up bandy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the various cue sports. ... Boules /bul/ is a collective name for games played with metal balls. ... Vince R. releases the ball. ... Contract bridge, usually known simply as bridge, is a trick-taking card game of skill and chance (the relative proportions depend on the variant played). ... Chess is a recreational and competitive game for two players. ... An amateur dancesport competition at MIT. DanceSport denotes dance as a sport activity. ... This article is about the sport. ... For other uses, see Karate (disambiguation). ... A korfball match in the Netherlands between Trekvogels and OZC Korfball is a team ball game, similar in many ways to mixed netball. ... The RLSS Bronze Medallion Lifesaving is the saving of life through the prevention of accidents, personal survival and the rescue of others. ... // Classic Road Racing Road Racing on (temporary closed) public roads Motorcycle sport is a broad field that encompasses all sporting aspects of motorcycling. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rock climbers on Valkyrie at The Roaches in Staffordshire, England. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The international orienteering symbol. ... Pilota in Basque and Catalan, pelota in Spanish, or pelote in French (from Latin pila) is a name for a variety of court sports played with a ball using ones hand, a racket, a wooden bat (pala), or a basket propulsor, against a wall (frontón in Spanish, frontoi... A game of polo. ... Some forms of motorboat racing: Hydroplane racing Jet sprint boat racing Offshore powerboat racing Categories: Substubs | Motorboat racing ... Racquetball racquet and ball Racquetball is a sport played with racquets and a hollow rubber ball on an indoor or outdoor court. ... Roller sports - sports based on roller. ... A BCRFC match at Boston College Rugby football, often just rugby, may refer to a number of sports descended from a common form of football developed at Rugby School in England United Kingdom. ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called Squash racquets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... Hein Cooper at Banzai Pipeline, December 1981 Surfing is a surface water sport. ... Tug of war Tug of war, also known as rope pulling, is a sport that directly pits two teams against each other in a test of strength. ... Finswimming is the progression of a swimmer using fins either on the water surface or underwater, using only muscle strength. ... // Water skiing began in 1922 when Ralph Samuelson strapped two boards to his feet and rigged a clothesline up to his boat on Lake Pepin in Lake City, Minnesota. ... Gun (staff) event at the 10th All China Games Wushu (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; literally martial arts), also known as modern wushu or contemporary wushu, is both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts. ...

References

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