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Q: What sports are included in the 2008 summer Olympic games?
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Name 5 of the Olympic summer sports?

Five sports from the Summer Olympic Games are swimming, gymnastics (artistic and rhythmic), volleyball, fencing, and rowing. There were 26 sports in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, and there will be 28 in the 2016 Games.


How many summer olympic games have there been?

There were 31 sports in the most recent summer Olympic games.


How many sports in the olympic games?

There are two types of Olympic games, each with its own set of sports. There are 29 sports in the summer games and 15 in the winter games.


What sports are not included in the Olympic games?

cricket


How much sports are in the summer olympic games?

There are 26 sports.


Which sports games are not included in the Olympic games?

Many officially recognized sports are not included in the Olympic Games. Some examples include rugby, korfball, lacrosse, american football, and horse racing.


What events were included in the 2012 olympic summer games?

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What 3 sports made there debut at the 2002 summer Olympic games?

The Summer Olympic Games did not take place in 2002.


Are all sports included in Olympics?

not ALL sports are in the Olympic Games


How many sports will be played during the Summer 2012 Olympic games?

there will be 12 sports in the summer olympics.


How many countries must enter the Olympic competition each year for the sport to be included in the Olympic games?

The number of countries entered in a sport doesn't have anything to do with whether a sport is competed in the Olympics. Currently (after the 2008 Beijing Games) there are 26 Summer Olympic sports: Aquatics (Diving, Swimming, Synchronized swimming, and Water polo), Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. Additionally, there are 32 sports which, while not competed in the Olympics, are considered Olympic sports by the International Olympic Committee: Air sports, Bandy, Baseball, Billiard sports, Boules, Bowling, Bridge, Chess, Climbing, Cricket, DanceSport, Golf, Karate, Korfball, Lifesaving, Motorcycle sport, Netball, Orienteering, Pelote Basque, Polo, Powerboating, Racquetball, Roller sports, Rugby, Softball, Squash, Sumo, Surfing, Tug of war, Underwater sports, Water skiing, and Wushu. The IOC includes sports in its program that they believe are widely practiced around the world and will draw a lot of viewers. The IOC meets and reviews the sports competed in the Summer Olympics after each Games. Members vote on the sports to be included at the SummerOlympics following the next Summer Olympics. Following the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the IOC members met and voted to remove softball and baseball from the Summer Olympic program after the 2008 Games in Beijing. They voted not to replace them for the 2012 Games in London. The 26 sports listed above (Aquatics (Diving, Swimming, etc) will be those that will be competed at the 2012 Summer Games. The IOC will meet next year to determine the sports that will be competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics. So, a sport is included in the Olympics if the members of the IOC vote for it to be included and a sport is excluded if the members of the IOC vote for it to be excluded. Rule 48 of the Olympic Charter states that at least 15 sports must be included in the Summer Games and a maximum of 28 sports can be included in the Summer Games. This means there are currently two sports that could be included in the 2016 Games that are not currently in the Games. When the IOC meets next year (2009), in all probability, two of the 32 sports listed above (Air sports, Bandy, Baseball, etc) that are considered Olympic sports but not currently competed in the Olympics will be added.


What is the difference between the summer and winter olympic games?

The Summer Olympic Games include more 'summertime' sports such as volleyball, swimming, or equestrian, while the Winter Olympic Games include more 'wintertime' sports such as skiing, ice skating, and snowboarding.


Why do you have a summer and a winter olympic games?

Not all the sports in the summer games can be played in the winter games, and vice verse.


How many different Olympic events are there?

According to the official International Olympic Committee's website, "Current Olympic Games programme (For the Beijing 2008 Summer Games) includes 35 sports and nearly 400 events. There are also past Olympic sports and sports recognised by the Olympic Movement." This obviously fluctuates from Olympics to Olympics and between Summer and Winter games.


How many countries must participate in a sport for it to be considered as a Olympic event?

From the IOC:The IOC establishes the programme of the Olympic Games, which only includes Olympic Sports. 1 Olympic Sports included in the Programme of the Olympic Games 1.1 To be included in the programme of the Olympic Games, an Olympic sport must conform to the following criteria: 1.1.1 only sports widely practised by men in at least seventy-five countries and on four continents, and by women in at least forty countries and on three continents, may be included in the programme of the Games of the Olympiad; 1.1.2 only sports widely practised in at least twenty-five countries and on three continents may be included in the programme of the Olympic Winter Games.


What are the sports not included in the Olympic Games?

i think it might be football


Which of these sports was included in the first modern olympic games held in 1886?

Tennis


How many events are at the Paralympics?

The Paralympics are split into summer and winter games, much like the Olympic Games. There are 22 sports in the summer games, and 5 sports in the winter games.


How many different Olympic events are there each year?

According to the official International Olympic Committee's website, "Current Olympic Games programme (For the Beijing 2008 Summer Games) includes 35 sports and nearly 400 events. There are also past Olympic sports and sports recognised by the Olympic Movement." This obviously fluctuates from Olympics to Olympics and between Summer and Winter games.


What sports were included in the first olympic games held in 1886?

Tickling was the only sport included.


Why is bowling not an Olympic sport?

The number of countries entered in a sport doesn't have anything to do with whether a sport is competed in the Olympics. Currently (after the 2008 Beijing Games) there are 26 Summer Olympic sports: Aquatics (Diving, Swimming, Synchronized swimming, and Water polo), Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoeing, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Field hockey, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Modern pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. Additionally, there are 32 sports which, while not competed in the Olympics, are considered Olympic sports by the International Olympic Committee: Air sports, Bandy, Baseball, Billiard sports, Boules, Bowling, Bridge, Chess, Climbing, Cricket, DanceSport, Golf, Karate, Korfball, Lifesaving, Motorcycle sport, Netball, Orienteering, Pelote Basque, Polo, Powerboating, Racquetball, Roller sports, Rugby, Softball, Squash, Sumo, Surfing, Tug of war, Underwater sports, Water skiing, and Wushu. The IOC includes sports in its program that they believe are widely practiced around the world and will draw a lot of viewers. The IOC meets and reviews the sports competed in the Summer Olympics after each Games. Members vote on the sports to be included at the SummerOlympics following the next Summer Olympics. Following the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, the IOC members met and voted to remove softball and baseball from the Summer Olympic program after the 2008 Games in Beijing. They voted not to replace them for the 2012 Games in London. The 26 sports listed above (Aquatics (Diving, Swimming, etc) will be those that will be competed at the 2012 Summer Games. The IOC will meet next year to determine the sports that will be competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics. So, a sport is included in the Olympics if the members of the IOC vote for it to be included and a sport is excluded if the members of the IOC vote for it to be excluded. Rule 48 of the Olympic Charter states that at least 15 sports must be included in the Summer Games and a maximum of 28 sports can be included in the Summer Games. This means there are currently two sports that could be included in the 2016 Games that are not currently in the Games. When the IOC meets next year (2009), in all probability, two of the 32 sports listed above (Air sports, Bandy, Baseball, etc) that are considered Olympic sports but not currently competed in the Olympics will be added.


How many sports are competed in during the summer Olympic games?

Eight


Is the summer Olympic games and the Olympic games the same?

Yes. The Olympic Games include the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games is said to separate it from the Winter Olympic Games.


What are the games from the Olympic games?

for summer Olympics http://www.mahalo.com/olympic-sports-list and for winter Olympics http://www.topendsports.com/events/winter/sports/


What sports are included in the Summer Olympics for girls?

All games can be for girls.