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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.

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Is softball in the Olympics?

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.


What two sports will no longer be a part of Olympics after 2008?

Baseball and softball.


When is softball on in the Olympics?

it is on every summer Olympics. next year they r not having softball in the Olympics


Famous people who have played softball in the Olympics?

Jennie Finch was in the softball Olympics


Will softball ever be put back in the olympics?

softball will be back in the olympics in 2016?


What is the US Softball team trying to do to get softball back in the Olympics?

Well Softball is back in the Olympics in 2020...does that answer your question?


What is softball in the Olympics?

Softball is not in the olympics. It was from 1996-2008, but is now being taken out of the games.


Is Softball going to be in the 2012 Olympics?

Softball and Baseball have been omitted from the 2012 Olympics.


In what years was softball in the Olympics?

1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008. Unfortunately, there is no softball for the 2012 Olympics


Will the 2016 Olympics have Softball?

No


In the 1996 Olympics which sport made its debut?

Softball. Softball.


How good at softball do you have to be to run in the Olympics?

You don't need to know how to play softball to run in the Olympics. If you're asking about being a pinch runner then you're out of luck because they no longer have softball in the Olympics.


When did basketball become part of the Olympics?

1936


Why isn't softball in the Olympics?

Its been in the Olympics since 1996.


When was softball entered into the Olympics?

1996


Will softball be played in the 2012 Olympics?

No


Is softball being stopped in Olympics?

Yes. Softball will not be a part of the Olympic games in 2012 http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/olympics_2012/4658925.stm


How many softball events are in the Olympics?

saddly the year of 2008 they had the final fastpitch Olympics games for now there is a act going on to bring softball back into the Olympics.


When did soccer become part of the Olympics?

1811 it became


When did ice hockey become part of the Olympics?

1920.


What year did the biathlon become part of the Olympics?

1960


What year did softball join the Olympics?

2000


What are the sports taken out of the Olympics?

Softball and Lacrosse


When did softball make its debut at the Olympics?

1996


Who won softball 2004 Olympics?

the philippines!