women were not allowed to participate in ancient greek
No, but there is a women's version.
It was in 1900 when women were allowed to participate in the Olympics. The 1900 Summer Olympics were held in Paris, France.
no yes they should be able to participate in combat duty
The men were in their nude.
Rowing, Swimming I think
At the first Olympics, women were not allowed to participate. The games were dedicated to Zeus, and were therefore meant for men. Now, women certainly do participate in the Olympics.
Yes, women are allowed to participate at the Commonwealth Games.