The only sport the US does not compete in at any Summer Olympics (including 2008 and the upcoming 2012) is handball.
There are winter Olympics so people with winter sports interest can compete in the games. eg. Skiing, figure skating. Summer Olympics so people with summer sports can compete in the games. Gymnastics, swimming...ect.
The Australian Olympic Committee sent a total of 410 athletes to the Games to compete in 23 sports.
Iceland is sending athletes to the 2008 Summer Olympics to compete in Athletics, Badminton, Handball, Judo, and Swimming.
Georgia is sending 35 athletes to compete in 10 sports at the 2008 Summer Olympics. The sports the Georgian athletes will compete in are Archery, Athletics, Swimming, Boxing, Gymnastics, Judo, Shooting, Volleyball, Weightlifting, and Wrestling.
People are chosen to compete in the Olympics by competing in the Olympic Trials. In most sports, the top competitors from the Olympic Trials are chosen to compete in the Olympics.
Currently (in 2009) there are 26 summer sports.
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.
The United States Olympic Committee sent a total of 539 athletes to the Olympics in London to compete in 25 sports. London Summer Olympics 2012
The USOC sent a total of 539 athletes to the Olympics in London to compete in 25 sports. Handball was the only sport for which the United States had no representation at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
There are many, many sports that have not been events in the Olympics
The Summer Olympics are held during the summer and have summer sports and competitions. The Winter Olympics are held during the winter and have winter sports and competitions. Both Olympic competitions are held every four years, but Winter Olympics are held two years after the most recent Summer Olympics.
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.
The Olympics consists of various sports. Athletes that go to the Olympics are the best of the best. They compete with athletes from other countries.
According to answers.com, 407 athletes competed in 26 sports for China. Click on the 'China at the 2004 Summer Olympics' link below for more information.
there will be 12 sports in the summer olympics.
The Australian Olympic Committee sent a total of 410 athletes to the Games to compete in 23 sports
Lots of Sports. There are 302 events in 28 sports.