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What do you think have been the biggest changes to the olympics?

Probably the sports, there are a lot of different sports now


Which game is not associated with Olympics?

Quite a few games are not associated withe the Olympics and many that once were not associated are now associated, such as tennis. Australian Rules Football is not associated with the Olympics although an exhibition match was once played. Generally speaking, games which are particular to a country (such as A.F.L. or octupus baiting in the South Pacific) are not usually played at the Olympics. The Olympics usually consists of those games and sports that are more universally played.


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A lot of the Renassance Festival was sports. Most of the sports they played then we still play now.


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How many sports is Spain taking part in for Olympics?

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nah it should be played for money its a job but not the wages footballers are on now


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The current Olympics involve 380 to 400 separate competitions in 33* sports and 53 disciplines within those sports.*There are 7 different sports, 15 disciplines, and 86 competitions scheduled for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.*There are 26 different sports and 38 disciplines, a total of just over 300 competitions now scheduled for the 2012 Summer Olympics in Vancouver. This was reduced from 28 games with the elimination of baseball and softball. In Rio de Janiero in 2016, the number of sports will return to 28 with the reinstatement of rugby and golf.


How will sports be played in the Future?

Probably the same as they are now.


Where were sports played in the 1500s?

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What sports do Chinese play in the Olympics?

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What is the point of Olympics?

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Which Olympics sports are for men only?

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What are the same about the ancient and modern Olympics?

Women are now allowed to compete and there is a Marathon and there is winter Olympics and many more sports and no going naked. Ancient Olympic and Modern Olympic has a lots of events.


How did the ancient olympic games stop?

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How many Olympics has Juan Martin played in?

well 568884 well now cheat kids


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Volleyball was earlier played on beaches. as people started liking this game it was included in olympics. and now it is played in many countries.


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