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.
there will be 12 sports in the summer olympics.
the IOC has decided to put a limit on the number of sports, as well as events and athletes, in the Summer Olympics in order not to increase them from the 28 sports, 300 events and 10,000 athletes of the 2000 Summer Olympics.
There are a total of 41 different sports that are played during the Summer Olympics. They include tennis, cycling BMX, fencing, synchronized swimming, canoe sprint, handball, archery, hockey, diving, and water polo.
It's called the SUMMER Olympics. These are sports usually played not in winter months. Not many leagues play during the summer so it's a non conflicting time
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.
Volleyball was brought to the Summer Olympics in 1964 at the Tokyo Games, where it was played as an American sports demonstration event.
Currently (in 2009) there are 26 summer sports.
The sports that Australia did not compete in at the 2008 Summer Olympics were handball and baseball.
Originally, that was seen as a summer, outdoors sport, so it got stuck in the summer program. Nowadays, with the huge arenas and sports halls, most sports can be played all year round, so the distribution is mostly traditional.
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 are many, many sports that have not been events in the Olympics
Ice hockey has to do with winter sports, since it requires ice. Also, since ice hockey is usually played in winter, not summer, it would fit better in winter sports than in summer sports.
The most common sport played in Honduras is football (American Football). Honduras has taken place in the Summer Olympics eight times and they participated in the Winter Olympics in 1992. Other popular sports are tennis and baseball.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games features 26 sports. See the related link for a full list.
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.
Lots of Sports. There are 302 events in 28 sports.
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
The number of sports all depends on the spending budget of the country. In London 2012 there is meant to be 302 events taking place.
There are 302 events in 28 sports.
The history of Olympic volleyball was started back in 1964, the summer Olympics in Tokyo where volleyball was played as part of an American sports demonstration event.
Some of the original sports in the Olympics were running, wrestling, and later boxing. Today there are 26 events in the summer Olympics and sports in the winter.