there are criteria for each sport to be an olympic sport....i don't know all of them but one is that it must be played/practised in 4 continents!! that is why lacrosse is not an olympic sport....because it is not played in 4 continents!! Anyway...rowing is an awesome sport, perhaps the best to watch in the olympics...it totally deserves to be an olympic sport!!
no there is not but in at least one country its a sport but not an olympic sport
Muay thai is a sport but no an olympic one
Karate is not an Olympic Sport. TaeKwonDo, a Korean based sport, has been in the Olympics. One of the challenges is that you have to make the activity a sport, and the rules have to be the same throughout the world. Karate is a combat art and many do not want to water it down.
It is one event in the sport Track and Field.
Yes. Tug-of-war competitions were held at every one of the first five modern Olympic Games. It is still recognised as a sport by the OPC, and could hypothetically make a comeback.
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It is one of the two disciplines in canoeing or kayaking.
Karate is not one of the Olympic sports. Taekwondo is an Olympic sport and the US is participating.