Women's soccer become an Olympic sport in 1996.
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.
It became a sport for women in 1995.
Javelin became a mens sport in 1908 and a women's sport in 1932
Most people think it is not worthy to be an olympic sport and there are many people that are working on bringing it back
The 1976 Summer Olympics, in Montreal.
Women's football debuted at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
For men 1896 and women, it was introduced in 2000
Mountain Biking (cross country) became an Olympic event in 1996 for both men and women.
Yes, it's played in the Olympics and in fact it's the only sport that doesn't have a boys division, it's only women softball. Unfortunately, a move was done to remove softball from the Olympic games starting in the 2012 Olympics. There have been efforts to help bring back softball.
Men: 1908 Women: 1980
Yes, it is. The NPF (National Pro Fastpitch) is a professional women's softball league in the United States.
At the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo. Japan won the first gold medal in women's volleyball.
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.
Olympic sportsmen/women are amateurs they do not receive payment.
Baseball is an Olympic event, the first game is Aug. 13. This is the last year for softball and baseball unless the Olympic committee makes a change, they voted to drop it after this year. Some think that the committee thinks baseball is so heavily dominated by the US, they want to drop it and that the committee thinks softball is women's baseball so they should drop it also.
Gymnastics is a sport that both men and women do. This is a very tough sport where gymnasts train hard usually to become an olympic champion or they use this sport to get in shape. If you are a young person this would be a great sport for you.
Men's and women's downhill was first held at the 1948 Games in St. Moritz.
Pole vaulting started as an Olympic sport in 1896 for men but it wasn't until the 2000 Olympics that it became an women's Olympic sport Source: Olympic Records.
Anyone playing For USA or who has played with them softball is a TEAM sport there is no "I" in team