The following sports were competed at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing:
For the 2012 Summer Games in London, baseball and softball have been dropped from the list. The International Olympic Committee has not yet announced which sports will replace them.
Baseball and softball have been dropped from the oplympics from 2012 onwards, because no-one outside of North America plays them; but Rugby sevens and golf are being added from 2016.
Some sports included in the Summer Olympics are swimming, gymnastics, and golf. Winter Olympic sports include luge, curling, hockey, and figure skating.
For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Summer-Olympics-1924 For a list of the sports included in the 1924 Chamonix Winter Olympics go to: .fanbase.com/Winter-Olympics-1924
all sports cant be part of the olympics because the host city will need bigger place and more stadiums and grounds to play all the sports. some sports are really long for ex: cricket these games are very long.
Some of the lesser known sports in the Summer Olympics include canoeing, handball, and taekwondo.
The Summer Olympic Games include more 'summertime' sports such as volleyball, swimming, or equestrian, while the Winter Olympic Games include more 'wintertime' sports such as skiing, ice skating, and snowboarding.
There are a huge number of sports played in modern Olympics. In the summer Olympics there is: Gymnastics, soccer, basketball, white water sports, weightlifting, diving, swimming, cycling, jousting, equestrianism, rowing, running. In the Winter Olympics there is: Skiing (numerous types), skating, hockey, etc. These are just some examples.
In the Summer Olympics there are 301 events.
After the 2008 Games in Beijing, baseball and softball were dropped and will no longer be competed at the Summer Olympics. Some of the other sports that have been dropped from the Olympics include golf, polo, rugby, and tug-of-war.
There are Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics. The Summer Olympics are usually hot, and the Winter Olympics are usually cold.
hockey bobsleigh skeleton skiing snowboarding figure skating and speed skating
Australia has been in every summer Olympics and some of the winter Olympics.