The sports discipline of cycling began being contested in the Summer Olympic games in the games of 1896, which is considered the year of the birth of the Modern Olympic movement, thus, it was not a category that was contested in the games of 1892.
The word "modern" distinguishes the games since 1896 from the ancient Greek Olympic games from 776 BC. There are two Olympics games, summer and winter, referring to the season of year the games are held in and the sports contested therein.
It comprises all the sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
Cycling. Athletics, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, and swimming have been competed at all Summer Olympics
Fencing has been contested at every Modern Olympic Games starting with the 1896 Games in Athens.
Five sports from the Summer Olympic Games are swimming, gymnastics (artistic and rhythmic), volleyball, fencing, and rowing. There were 26 sports in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, and there will be 28 in the 2016 Games.
Water polo is a sport which has been contested in every Olympic Games since the 1900 Summer Olympic Games in Paris - and will be contested again in 2012.
There are 26 sports.
The modern Olympic Games were not held until 1896 in Athens, Greece. The 1968 Summer Olympics took place in Mexico City, while the Winter Olympics were contested in Grenoble, France.
Summer Olympic Sports- Beach Volleyball, Track and Field, and different swimming events. Winter Olympic Sports- Hockey, Figure Skating, and Bobsledding
There were 31 sports in the most recent summer Olympic games.
Figure skating and freestyle skiing are winter Olympic sports. Fencing is a summer Olympic sport.
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The 1896 Olympics had 43 events spanning 9 sports. Those 9 sports were: Swimming, Athletics, Cycling, Fencing, Gymnastics, Shooting, Tennis, Weighlifting and Wrestling - all of which are still being contested in the current Olympic schedule
there will be 12 sports in the summer olympics.
The first Modern Summer Olympic Games took place in 1896, in Athens, Greece.
Road cycling is a summer Olympic sport. Rowing is an Olympic sport.
The Summer Olympic Games did not take place in 2002.
There will be 31 sports in the 2008 Olympics
The ancient contests had no winter sports and since the contests were held outdoors and mostly in the nude the athletes would have been quite uncomfortable even if there was a winter sport contested.
The modern Summer Olympic Games was started in 1896. There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games held. The modern Winter Olympic Games were started in 1924. There have been 20 Winter Olympic Games held.
There are two types of Olympic games, each with its own set of sports. There are 29 sports in the summer games and 15 in the winter games.
Boxing was first contested as a full Olympic sport at the 1904 Olympics. It has been contested in every Olympics since, with the exception of the 1912 games, held in Stockholm, Sweden - where boxing was banned at the time.
According to the official International Olympic Committee's website, "Current Olympic Games programme (For the Beijing 2008 Summer Games) includes 35 sports and nearly 400 events. There are also past Olympic sports and sports recognised by the Olympic Movement." This obviously fluctuates from Olympics to Olympics and between Summer and Winter games.