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Q: Why were the professional athletes banned from the Olympics?
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Who goes to the Olympics?

Nowadays, professional athletes selected by their country go to the Olympics.

Are professional athletes take part in the Olympics?

yes they can.

What president banned athletes from 1980 moscow summer Olympics?

Jimmy Carter.

Do you have to maintain amateur status to be in the Olympics?

No, look at the NBA players, they are professional athletes and play in the Olympics.

Are professional and amateur athletes allowed to compete in the Olympics?

yes they are

Why is ancient Olympics based of of amateur athletes?

There were no professional sports.

What would happen if the media was banned from the Olympics?

We would get no results or updates on how the athletes were going We would get no results or updates on how the athletes were going

How have the Olympics changed over the years?

The Olympics has changed throughout the years by allowing professional athletes to compete. In the past, the Olympics were any for amateur athletes (those who do not receive money for competing in their sport).

Is Iraq banned from the 2008 Olympics?

No, Iraq sent 4 athletes to participate in Bejing. Yes, it was announced that Iraq would be banned.

Which professional athletes wear number 29?

No one does, the number 29 is banned from the Professional Athletics Association (PAA).

When did professional athletes begin participating in Olympics?

1992 Games in Barcelona.

Why did the Olympics start letting professional athletes compete?

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What was the reason allowing Professional athletes to participate in the Olympics?

most are prps anyway

How long have professional athletes been competing in the Olympics?

As long as the Olympics have started. As long as the Olympics have started. As long as the Olympics have started.

Can athletes compete in the Olympics if they are paid professional athletes?

Yes they can. The U.S. Olympic basketball team is made up of professional basketball players. Kobe Bryant to name just one.

When were professional athletes allowed to be in Olympics?

The IOC voted to allow professionals to compete in the Olympics in 1986. The 1988 Games were the first to have professionals compete.

Did Dan Haggerty play professional sports?

dan haggerty didnt play the professional sports but he considered to play the world olympic games by the majority of the athletes didnt get the chance to play the normal olympics instead of the professional sports.

When were profesional athletes allowed to participate in the olympic games?

The first Olympics to officially accept professional athletes was 1988 in selected sports and 1992 in the remainder.

Why are professional athletes allowed to compete at Olympics?

They are accredited by national sportsassociations, based on recent achiefments.

Is alcohol a banned substance for athletes in Olympics?

Not at all. It is perfectly legal do take substances that common people eat and drink.

What is the combined professional salaries of the Olympic basketball team?

The athletes are unpaid, minus the prize money they receive for winning medals. Outside of the Olympics the various athletes' professional annual salaries sum to over $9.

Should baseball players or other professional athletes who have taken steroids be banned from a Hall of Fame or have to return awards they have earned?