Although a World Championship in women's Basketball had been held every four years since 1953, women's basketball reached a milestone in 1976 with its first Olympic competition. Despite a competitive Olympic field, the USSR clearly proved to be the best. Entering the 1976 Games with a winning streak that had not seen the Soviet women lose a major international game since 1958, the USSR continued its domination over its international foes at the 1976 Olympics. Earning the first Olympic women's basketball gold medal with a perfect 5-0 record. The United States finished with the silver and Bulgaria took the bronze. 1956
Women's basketball became a medal event at the 1976 Games in Montreal.
Women's soccer become an Olympic sport in 1996.
1976 Games in Montreal.
In July of 1992, it was deciedd that women's hockey should take place in the Olympics. The first games of women's olympic hockey started in the 1998 winter olympics.
In July of 1992, it was deciedd that women's hockey should take place in the olympics. The first games of women's olympic hockey started in the 1998 winter olympics.
Field hockey becomes a medal sport for women in the Olympics. The Zimbabwe women's field hockey team went undefeated to win the Olympic gold medal.
Field hockey debuted at the 1908 Games in London.
Yes. Nations' hockey programs found that the numbers in wins for certain countries were unexpectedly decreasing and decided that women's hockey was going downhill. Representatives claimed that women's hockey simply needed some more time to develop. Women's hockey will continue to be an Olympic sport.
Women's football debuted at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
Hockey or women's Field Hockey was won by the Netherlands
Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's ice hockey was created in 1997.
Women's pole vault debuted at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
Men's and women's downhill was first held at the 1948 Games in St. Moritz.