Curling became on official Olympics sport in 1998 (Nagano). Curling appeared in the Olympics a few times before that: as an official sport in 1924 (although only 3 teams played), and as a demonstration sport a handful of times in between.
Curling became an official Olympic sport for the 1998 Nagano games. It had been included as a "demonstration" sport a couple of times before that, but it wasn't official until 1998. Both men's and women's curling were included, and the 2018 games will see the Mixed Doubles discipline added.
One of the world's oldest team sports, curling originated in the 16th century in Scotland, where games were played during winter on frozen ponds and lochs. The earliest-known curlingstones came from the Scottish regions of Stirling and Perth and date from 1511.
it is believed to have been invented in the late middle ages
1998, in Nagano
The year is 1924
It has been an Olympic sport since 1998.
In 1998 at the Nagano, Japan Olympic games.
1998 Games in Nagano.
Through the 2006 Games in Turin, twice. 1) Bronze in men's curling at the 1998 Games in Nagano. 2) Gold in men's curling at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City.
The Snickers bar was the 1984 Olympic games official snack
The first Olympic curling event was in 1924. It was absent from the games until 1998, when it was re-instated. Since 1998, it has been getting more and more TV coverage during each Olympics, and its popularity in the US has greatly increased.
Russel Howard of Canada is the world and olympic champ in Men's curling in 20o6 Kevin Martin and his team played for Canada in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, winning the gold medal. Russ Howard played with Brad Gushue in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games, also winning gold.
Yes infact Canada won gold at the last olympic Games for the Men
explain historical development of the olympics
Taekwondo became an official sport in the Olympic games in 2000 Sydney Olympics. In the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the taekwondo demonstration team demonstrated taekwondo and that's when taekwondo became a serious consideration for adding to the Olympics.