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None ... demonstration sports were eliminated from the Olympics in 1992.

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In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the Olympics, but it became a medal sport in 1908.


What is a demonstration sport in the Olympics?

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What year was Tae Kwon Do first a demonstration sport in the Olympics?

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What year was tennis reinstated as a olympion medal sport?

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Is the Basketball a sport in the Olympics?

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