Yes it is now a sport at the Olympic Games.
lacrosse actually is an olympic sport as of now
It now is a sport and it will be included 2016 Olympics. Personally, I don't think chess should be a sport.
It was once, in the 20th century but it now is not.
The Olympic committee has not yet chosen it as an Olympic sport. There would have to be judges that could define what was the best in the sport. Since snow boarding is now part of the Olympics, it is highly likely we will see skateboarding as part of the summer Olympics soon.
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Softball was introduced as an Olympic medal sport for women in 1996. The United States won the gold medal at those Olympic Games held in Atlanta. As of now, softball is scheduled to be discontinued as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.
When a sport becomes very popular it will/can be looked at by the Olympic council, some sports, like UFC are very popular, but will not be in the Olympics because of the violence and such. Speedskating became very popular, and was accepted, so now it is in the Olympics.
basketball because there is lots of running and jumping you get hurt every now and then too
Table tennis competition has been in the Summer Olympic Games since 1988. They now have both singles and doubles events for men and women.
Dressage was invented for the best interest of the horse and humans pleasure activity's also being now a renowned Olympic sport
they used to play lacrosse a sport that is were you trough a ball to a player and you have to catch it with a special polo stick
No, belly dance is not a Olympic sport. It is one of the oldest dance forms started in the middle east and now combines influences from Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Morocco and Lebanon. It is also involve breathing exercises and help you with your posture. It works whole body like exercise but particularly good for legs, waist and hips.
Fishing it now the most dangrous sport. More people die of fishing then they do of ski-ing, ski-diving, base jumping and snowboarding all put together. Approxamitly 100,000,000,000 people die
Light weight and strong helmets, boots, protective clothing can now be used due to use of composite materials
Just as many other sports, each sport must petition the Olympic Sports Committee to get approval to be an Olympic sport. There is usually a political aspect to making this decision as well as the popularity of the sport. Many countries, including the USA, have been petitioning the Olympic Sports Committee. Years ago, the US was not able to be considered eligible for Olympic participation in Bowling because there were three national organizations that governed bowling in the US (ABC, WIBC and YABA). In 2005, the three organizations merged to become the USBC, which will now allow the US to help work towards this goal.
- They were playing in naked but right now they are wearing Olympic clothes. - Right now it changed lots of designs. - In Ancient Olympic they didn't had torch relay, in modern Olympic they have torch relay. - In Ancient Olympic they didn't had a flag, but right now we have the six colorful ring flag.
There are nearly countless athletes that have hit Olympic A standard. iaaf.org should have a pretty good list of the top track athletes in the world right now, and fina.org is the equivalent for swimming. To get world rankings for other sports try searching the web for (sport) international organization.
The Beijing National Stadium cost over 2 million Yuan. It was built for the 2008 Olympic games but is now at tourist attraction and sport center.
It depends what sport you're talking about! Right now I believe the US has the most overall medals though.
Lax is played all over the world, most specifically in North America, where it was founded. As of right now it is played in 36 countries worldwide. It needs 40 to become an Olympic sport.
olympic is sports at the olympic games. now i hope you seen the olympic games because i ain't gonna tell what the olympic games is.a olympian is a greek god i believe
Ummmm, no. Why would you think that?
Beach Volleyball is sometimes referred to as the Sand game. This is now an Olympic sport played by two teams of two players on sand court divided by a net. The basic rules are the same as in indoor volleyball.