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When was water polo first played in the Olympics?

Water polo is a sport which has been contested in every Olympic Games since the 1900 Summer Olympic Games in Paris - and will be contested again in 2012.


Who won the maximum number of gold medals since the inception of the olympic games?

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Which country has won the maximum number of gold medals since the inception of the olympic games?

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Which country has one the maximum number of gold medals since the inception of the olympic games?

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Is fencing in the Olympics?

Yes, fencing has been contested at every modern Olympic Games since 1896.


Was there a time when figure skating was not contested?

Yes. As an Olympic sport, figure skating was originally a part of the Summer Games, since most rinks were outdoors at that time. It was contested in 1908 and 1920. Figure skating has been a Winter Olympic sport since 1924.


Why are the Olympic games called modern summer Olympic Games?

The word "modern" distinguishes the games since 1896 from the ancient Greek Olympic games from 776 BC. There are two Olympics games, summer and winter, referring to the season of year the games are held in and the sports contested therein.


When was boxing first contested in the Summer Olympics?

Boxing was first contested as a full Olympic sport at the 1904 Olympics. It has been contested in every Olympics since, with the exception of the 1912 games, held in Stockholm, Sweden - where boxing was banned at the time.


In what year was European handball made an Olympic sport?

Men's handball debuted at the 1936 Games in Berlin then did not reappear until the 1972 Games in Munich. It has been contested at each Olympics since 1972. Women's handball debuted at the 1976 Games in Montreal and has been contested at each Olympics since 1976.


When was freestyle swimming announced as an olympic sport?

Freestyle swimming has been an event in the Modern Olympic Games since their inception in 1896. Freestyle events at the 1896 Games went 100 meters, 500 meters, and 1200 meters.


When did skeleton became a winter olympic game?

In 1928, but then it was not contested again until 1948. After 1948, it was not contested again until 2002, and since then it has been played in every Olympic after 2002.


What year did the Skeleton become a winter olympic event?

In 1928, but then it was not contested again until 1948. After 1948, it was not contested again until 2002, and since then it has been played in every Olympic after 2002.


Which 5 sports have been contested at all modern summer olympic games?

Athletics, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, and swimming have been competed at all Summer Olympics since the 1896 Games in Athens.


How long has skiing been in the Olympics?

Nordic skiing has been in the Winter Olympics since it's inception in 1924. Alpine skiing has been contested since 1936.


Is water polo included in the olympic games or has it ever been in the Olympics?

Water polo has been contested in the Summer Olympic Games since the 1900 Games in Paris. Water polo was among the first team sports to ever be played in the Olympics, along with cricket, polo, rugby union, and tug of war.


When did snow boarding start in the Los Angeles Winter Olympics?

Well, Los Angeles never hosted Winter Olympic Games. Snowboarding has been contested since 1998 in Nagano, Japan


When was skeleton officially accepted into the Olympics?

In 1928, but then it was not contested again until 1948. After 1948, it was not contested again until 2002, and since then it has been played in every Olympic after 2002.


When did show jumping first become an event in the Olympics?

Equestrian debuted at the 1900 Games in Paris. Events contested at the 1900 Games were jumping, high jump, and long jump. It was not contested at the 1904 or 1908 Games but has been contested at every Olympics since the 1912 Games in Stockholm.


Was skeleton ever dropped then added again to the Olympics?

Yes. It was first contested in 1928, but then it was not contested again until 1948. After 1948, it was not contested again until 2002, and since then it has been played in every Olympic after 2002.


Were the first ancient Olympic Games summer?

The ancient contests had no winter sports and since the contests were held outdoors and mostly in the nude the athletes would have been quite uncomfortable even if there was a winter sport contested.


How much rest do Olympics get?

The Summer Modern Olympic Games occur every four years since 1896. The Winter Modern Olympic Games also occur every four years since 1924. So, since there were Summer Olympic Games in 2008, there will be Winter Olympic Games in 2010, and more Summer Olympic Games in 2012.


Clippings about the olympic games?

the Olympic games have been playing since the greek times and will continue.


When was running first introduced to the olympic games?

Running has been in the Olympic games since they started.


Why are the Olympic games and the Olympic winter games on different years?

Ever since the olympic games were every 4 years, so were the olympic winter games, and they probably started out in different years so they will always be that way.


In what year did women first compete in the Winter Olympic Biathlon?

The competitive biathlon has been contested in the Winter Olympics between men since 1960, and between men and women since 1992.