In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the Olympics, but it became a medal sport in 1908.
The first modern Olympics was in 1896 in Athens.
Various forms of soccer have been played for thousands of years but as we know the game today, around 1857
1900 was the first year that saw men's football (soccer) being played at the Olympics. To date, the Olympics in 1896 and 1932 are the only ones in which it has not appeared. Women's football made it's debut at the Olympics in 1996.Soccer became an Olympic event in 1888. if u dont believe me go to www.my-youth-soccer-guide.com/soccer-history-timeline.htmlIt's debut in the Summer Olympics was in 1900 at the Games in Paris .Soccer has been introduced to olympics since ancient times.In 1900 at Paris. Great Britain, France and Belgium were the only competitors with Great Britain defeating France for the gold medal.
It depends on what you consider official. Soccer was played at universities in Europe as far back as 1815. Eton College established a specific set of rules. Soccer was played at a lot of colleges in the US in 1820, but there were no intercollegiate games, and the rules changed quite often. Soccer was first considered an official sport of the Olympics starting in 1904.
In first hit the headlines that tennis was in the Olympics was in the year of 1896.
Men - Cameroon Women - Norway
Both softball and women's football debuted at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta.
The winter Olympic started today the 28th of July 2012.
Finland was first invited to join the Olympics year 1896, but it didn't join. First time Finland competed at the Olympics in the year 1906.