Why is cricket not in Olympics?

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โˆ™ 2010-06-16 11:27:03

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Here are 2 reasons :

1. The Olympics sports were selected by and for European countries ,that's also why there's a winter Olympics as well

2.England and the Cricket world has not made any effort to be a part of the Olympics before.

This could change as some cricketers are seeing the wisdom of being in the Olympics and there is even an online petition at Cricket2012Games to get Cricket into the 2012 Olympics.

Cricket was featured in the 1900 Olympics and even though it is the second most popular sport in the world, only two teams competed, England (Gold) and France (Silver).

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