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In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the Olympics, but it became a medal sport in 1908.

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Q: When did soccer come to the Olympics?
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Is soccer in the Olympics?

Yes, soccer is in the olympics, for men and women. Yes, soccer is played in the Olympics

When did soccer enter the Olympics?

Men's soccer began at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. Women's soccer began at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.

Do they have soccer in the summer Olympics?

Yes, they do have soccer in the summer Olympics.

Where was the Olympics when soccer was introduced?

Soccer (Football) was first played in 1900 Olympics and the first FIFA recognized game was in 1908 Olympics.

When did girls soccer come to the Olympics?

The first women's football Olympic competition was at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.

When was the first year soccer was played in Olympics?

1900 was the first year soccer was played in Olympics.

Why is soccer in the Olympics?

Omg soccer is one of the no. 1 top sports practically everyone plays it. If they have weight lifting in the Olympics why would they not have soccer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

When is the soccer Olympics?

every 4 years at the Olympics.

Is soccer in the winter or summer Olympics?

The summer olympics

Is futball in the Olympics?

Yes, futball (soccer) is in the Olympics.

How many women soccer teams compete in the Olympics?

10 soccer teams compete in the olympics

When was soccer introduced to the Olympics?

It's debut in the Summer Olympics was in 1900 at the Games in Paris . Soccer has been introduced to olympics since ancient times.

Who is on England's 2012 Olympics soccer team?

England doesn't have its own soccer team for the Olympics. Team GB will represent the UK in all events - not just soccer.

Is Indoor Soccer in the Olympics?


Do they have soccer in the Winter Olympics?


What sport is played in both the summer and winter Olympics?

soccer soccer

Is soccer an event in the Olympics?

Yes, soccer is an event at the Olympics. However some countries are not represented. For instance the UK normally has 4 soccer teams at international events England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but they would only be allowed one team at the Olympics.

What are the differences between regular soccer and special Olympics soccer?

Age Limits

What team won the 2012 London Olympics for soccer?

Mexico won the 2012 London olympics for soccer, impressively beating favorites brazil 2-1.

Which country won the gold medal in soccer at the 1960 Summer Olympics?

At the 1960 summer olympics in Rome, Italy, Yugoslavia won the gold medal in soccer.

How long has soccer been a Olympic sport?

Men's soccer has been held in every Summer Olympics, except for the inaugural competition in 1896 and the Los Angeles 1932 Olympics. Women's soccer has been held in every Summer Olympics since Atlanta 1996.

Who won the women soccer Olympics?

United States won in the 2012 london olympics

Has Argentina won soccer in the Olympics?

Yes Argentina have won a gold medal at the Olympics.

What age do you have to be to go to the Olympics for soccer?


What Olympics sport are Brazil good at?