An exhibition match was played at the 1904 Olympics, but basketball did not become an official part of the games until 1936.AnswerAugust 1936
It was included in 1904 but was not officially played until 1936. Men's basketball has been played every summer since 1936 whereas women's basketball made its first appearance in the Summer Olympics in 1976.
Yes, basketball has been played in the Summer Olympic Games since 1936 and was also played as a demonstration sport in the 1904 Games.
Men's basketball was introduced in 1904 but not played again until 1936. It has been played in every Summer Olympic Games since 1936. Women's basketball was introduced at the 1976 Summer Games.
By most accounts, the first time basketball was officially played at the Olympics was in 1936 in Berlin, with only amateur players-- and at that time, this meant men only. In 1992, professionals were allowed to compete for the first time.
USA competed in demonstration in 1904. Various teams around the country participated in the tournament. In 1936 (Berlin), USA competed with other countries around the world and won gold medal.
Lacrosse was played as a medal event in the 1904 and 1908 Summer Olympics. It was played as a non medal demonstration event at the 1928, 1932, and 1948 Summer Olympics.
The 1904 Summer Olympics took place in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
1904 they did have ancient olympics boxing but it wasn't considered the real "olympics" so i guess 1904 is the answer
Tennis was included as an Olympic sport in the very first Games in 1896. It was dropped from the schedule after the 1924 Games, and was reinstated as a medal sport in 1988, having also had 2 Olympics previously where it was played as a demonstration sport.
1904 was the last year it was an Olympic event. In 2016 it will again be one.