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The 1896 Olympics had 43 events spanning 9 sports.

Those 9 sports were:

Swimming, Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics, Shooting, Tennis, Weighlifting and Wrestling - all of which are still being contested in the current Olympic schedule

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