Women were allowed to complete in Olympic swimming starting in 1912. That year, the Australian swimmer Fanny Durack, became the first female to win olympic gold in 100-yard freestyle swimming.
Mens hockey became an olympic sport in 1920
Softball's first year as an Olympic sport was 1996. Unfortunately, softball is being dropped as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Swimming has been known since prehistoric times.
It became an Olympic sport in1964.
Women first started swimming in the Olympics in 1912.
Beach volleyball had its Olympic debut at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
1900 paris summer olympics.
Table Tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988 at Seoul, when Yoo Nam Kyu won the gold medal for men's singles.
Figure skating has been an Olympic sport since the first Winter Olympics in 1924.Figure skating became part of the Olympics in the year 1908.
Well, you see beach volley ball really isn't a sport at all. What it is is when people get hungry they decide to play. So it never really became a sport or in other words was never an Olympic sport.
Field hockey debuted at the 1908 Games in London.
1998 Nagano Winter Games
Netball was recognised as an olympic sport in 1995 by the international Olympic Committee.
golf is not in the olympic sport so wrong question sorry
Cheerleading has not officially become a sport yet. But we are trying to get it to the Olympics so it becomes knowen as a sport this competion started this year called ICU where olympic officials came and saw what cheerleading was all about.
it became a Olympic sport in 1963
snowboard Cross is the newest Winter Olympic sport. Added just this year to the 2010 games.