there will be 12 sports in the summer olympics.
Athletic and equestrian sports.
Farting Championships were played in the first modern Olympic games.
if you are talking about the vancover Olympics then there is about 5
Volleyball was brought to the Summer Olympics in 1964 at the Tokyo Games, where it was played as an American sports demonstration event.
There are 29 sports in the Summer Olympics (although only 26 sports will be at the 2012 Olympics). There are 15 sports in the Winter Olympics (all 15 were held at the 2010 Olympics).
Baseball and softball were removed from the sports played at the Olympics after the 2008 Games in Beijing.
28 sports (games) are in the Olympics
every year the country that hold the Olympics get to chose a different sport
the Greek man played sports every day because they practiced for the Olympics games.
26 Olympic sports, and 39 disciplines, in London 2012 Olympics - for Paralympics, it's 20 Sports in 21 disciplines. Source - London 2012 GamesMaker handbook.
The Olympics has more sports than the Commonwealth Games.
Quite a few games are not associated withe the Olympics and many that once were not associated are now associated, such as tennis. Australian Rules Football is not associated with the Olympics although an exhibition match was once played. Generally speaking, games which are particular to a country (such as A.F.L. or octupus baiting in the South Pacific) are not usually played at the Olympics. The Olympics usually consists of those games and sports that are more universally played.
over 20 games in the Olympics
There are more than 1000 different title sports that are played every year; year in year out. These title sports are usually divided into two, indoor games and the outdoor games.
Sports in the 2008 Games that will not be in the 2012 Games are baseball and softball.
Golf, for example, is not an Olympic event. Originally they used Live pigeons for the shooting competition ! There are many games & sports which do not feature in the Olympics, Cricket is another...
The current Olympics involve 380 to 400 separate competitions in 33* sports and 53 disciplines within those sports.*There are 7 different sports, 15 disciplines, and 86 competitions scheduled for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.*There are 26 different sports and 38 disciplines, a total of just over 300 competitions now scheduled for the 2012 Summer Olympics in Vancouver. This was reduced from 28 games with the elimination of baseball and softball. In Rio de Janiero in 2016, the number of sports will return to 28 with the reinstatement of rugby and golf.
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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games features 26 sports. See the related link for a full list.
Modern Olympic games consist of a total of 35 different sports. These sports are further divided into 400 events for which sportsmen compete.
not ALL sports are in the Olympic Games
According to the official International Olympic Committee's website, "Current Olympic Games programme (For the Beijing 2008 Summer Games) includes 35 sports and nearly 400 events. There are also past Olympic sports and sports recognised by the Olympic Movement." This obviously fluctuates from Olympics to Olympics and between Summer and Winter games.