Baseball and softball were removed from the sports played at the Olympics after the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Baseball and Softball will NOT be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, but were a part of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
There are lots of different summer Olympic games including baseball, basketball, softball, swimming and track events.
Softball became an Olympic medal event in 1996. In 2005, the International Olympic Committee voted to drop both Softball and Baseball from the Summer Olympic Games of 2012. Both may reapply for 2016 consideration.
The U.S. softball team defends its title
Not anymore. Softball was played at the Olympics starting with the 1996 summer games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) voted to drop both Softball and Baseball from the Olympic games starting in 2012. The Baseball and Softball Federations are trying to get their sports back into the Olympics starting in 2020.
Yes. The Olympic Games include the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games is said to separate it from the Winter Olympic Games.
Softball made its Olympic premiere at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. It was the first of only four Olympic games featuring softball. The United States won gold, with China placing second and Australia third.
Softball was introduced at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The International Olympic Committee voted to drop softball from the Olympics starting with the 2012 Games in London.
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.
Because too many players test positive for performance enhancing drugs.
Summer Olympic Games was created in 1896.
The first Olympic softball competition was at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. The United States won the gold medal, China won silver, and Australia won bronze at the 1996 Olympics.
The fifth summer olympic games were in berlin 1916.
The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.
Softball was introduced as an Olympic medal sport for women in 1996. The United States won the gold medal at those Olympic Games held in Atlanta. As of now, softball is scheduled to be discontinued as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Jamaica has never held the Summer Olympic games.
The 2024 Summer Olympic Games host city will be announced in the summer of 2015.
There were 31 sports in the most recent summer Olympic games.
The first official summer olympic games were held in Athens in 1896.
The Olympic Games were held in Sydney, Australia, in the summer of 2000.
Baseball and softball are Olympic games that will be added in the future. Squash and wrestling are also being considered for future Olympic games.
No. For 12 years (since 1996) softball was part of the olympics, but 2008 was the last year it was. It has been removed from the olympic games, and will not be a part of the 2012 London games. Softball is not in the Olympics coming up do to lack of supporters of the sport. It was in the last Olympics but not 2012.
No, both softball and baseball were discontinued after the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.