From the IOC:The IOC establishes the programme of the Olympic Games, which only includes Olympic Sports. 1 Olympic Sports included in the Programme of the Olympic Games 1.1 To be included in the programme of the Olympic Games, an Olympic sport must conform to the following criteria: 1.1.1 only sports widely practised by men in at least seventy-five countries and on four continents, and by women in at least forty countries and on three continents, may be included in the programme of the Games of the Olympiad; 1.1.2 only sports widely practised in at least twenty-five countries and on three continents may be included in the programme of the Olympic Winter Games.
Win your countries trials in the event you wish to participate in.
Because all countries participate in it.
all of course
Oscar Swahn at 72 years, nine months from Sweden is the oldest person to participate in the Olympic games. His event was shooting.
Gymnastics was considered a sport in the olympics in 1954.
Olympic GamesThe olympic games is a event where all countries of their best players compete and win.
It has no single officiating body and standardized rules. It is also not found as an organized sport in enough countries to be considered.
Women were first allowed to participate in the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris and Charlotte Cooper was the first woman gold medalist, winning the ladies singles event in tennis.
No, it was going to be considered with other rollersports, but the Olympic commitee chose not to include it in the Olympics.
the olympic games because lots of countries take part
Yes it is a Olympic event :)
Indoor volleyball has been an Olympic medal event since 1964 and beach volleyball was debuted in 1992 and became a medal event in 1996.
Because she likes that event a and is good at it. (Olympic Silver [aint] bad)
You have to go to your country's national trials and win 1st or 2nd in that event to go on to compete in the Olympics.
yes swimming is an olympic event
in many ways actually, you can play and compete in a sporting event, but your have to go through many stages to get there. You have to showcase and tryout in front of many judges and olympic officials. It really depends on what particular event you want to participate in..... and how good you are......
The newest winter olympic sport is called snowboard cross(snowboard X). It was first considered an olympic event in Torino, 2006.
women were discriminated by not being able to watch or participate. But the only event the women were able to participate was in the chariot races, only if they owned the horses.
Jack Lovelock particiapted in the sport of running. He won the 1936 Olympic gold medal in the 1500 meter event.
The Olympic Games.
For a Summer Olympics event, 4 continents and 75 countries. For a Winter Olympics event, 3 continents and 25 countries.