The collective name for the international competition is the Olympics, or Olympic Games.
31 sports at the Beijing Olympics 31 sports at the Beijing Olympics
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The Winter Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'cold weather sports' .... sports that can only be done on snow or ice. These sports include skiing, speed skating, and ski jumping. The Summer Olympics have competitions for sports that are considered 'warm weather sports'. These sports include athletics (track and field), marathon, and equestrian. There are Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics because you can play different sports in different seasons.
Jamaica competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics with 50 athletes in 4 sports
because some sports are team sports and the olympics are when you have 1 or 2 winners
There is a lot more than 10 sports played at the Olympics, in fact, there are about 380 sports in the summer and winter Olympics combined.
Fencing has been a sport in the Olympics since the beginning of the Modern Olympics, which began in 1896. Fencing is one of only 4 sports to stay in the Olympics for the entire time.
There will be 300 events in 26 sports at the 2012 Olympics.
28 sports (games) are in the Olympics
The ancient Olympics have not ceased to exist. The Olympics are still held every 4 years, and have been evolving over time to include new sports.
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).
There are no specifically Irish sports as part of the Olympics, such as Ireland's national sports, Gaelic Football and Hurling. Irish Olympians participate in various sports at the Olympics such as athletics, boxing, swimming , equestrian sports and others.
Speed skating, figure skating, curling, and hockey.
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There is twenty six different sports in the Olympics, did you know that?
There were 33 sports played during 2004 olympics.
The Olympics has more sports than the Commonwealth Games.
There are many, many sports that have not been events in the Olympics
There are currently 15 sports for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
The Olympics started back hundreds of years ago in Anthens Greece, the summer Olympics which hapen every 4 years ( 2008, 2012, 2016) and the winter Olympics happens every 4 years opposite to those ( 2010, 2014, 2018). In the Olympics trained profesionals play sports like basketball, running, high jump, trampoline. But in the winter Olympics sports like hockey, speed skating, skiing and snowboarding take place. The Olympics are pretty much a very big sporting event.
Jamaica won 12 medals of which 4 were gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze all in athletics.
no it did not get put in the olympics because there were to many sports in the olympics