In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the Olympics, but it became a medal sport in 1908.
Basketball was a demonstration sport at the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis. The first Olympics where medals were awarded was the 1936 Games in Berlin.
In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the olympics, but they began winning medals for it in 1908.
The baseball is not in the Olympics because it is a demonstration sport. Baseball was dropped from the Olympics in 2005 by the International Olympic Committee.
It is in the Olympics. It was first introduced as a demonstration sport in The Korean Olympics 1988, then formally introduced as a competition sport in the year 2000
Taekwondo first appeared as a demonstration sport in the Korean Olympics 1988. It was later accepted as a competitor sport in 2000.
Taekwondo was a demonstration sport for the first time at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.
An Olympics 'demonstration sport' was an event that was not played/competed to win medals but played/competed in the hopes of the event gaining popularity and possibly being added to the Olympics as a medal sport sometime in the future.Demonstration sports were discontinued in the Olympics after the 1992 Summer Games in Barcelona.Demonstration sports that eventually became medal sports include baseball, taekwondo, and badminton. Baseball was a demonstration sport in four Olympics (1912, 1936, 1964, 1988) before becoming a medal sport in 1992. Badminton was a demonstration sport in 1972 and 1988 before becoming a medal sport in 1992.Other demonstration sports that did not become medal sports include water skiing (1972), bowling (1988), and roller hockey (1992).
The Baseball is not in the Olympics because it is a demonstration sport. Baseball was dropped from the Olympics in 2005 by the International Olympic Committee.
The Tokyo Olympics in 1964 were the first, although volleyball was played as a demonstration sport in the Olympics as early as 1924.