As far as the Modern Olympics go, the 110 meter hurdles event was in the first Modern Games in 1896 at Athens. Women started running the 80 meter hurdles at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles.
because they where in the olympics so thats how it was a sport and because its part running
2008 in the Beijing Olympics
Women's High Hurdles/ 100m Hurdles
Archery entered into the Olympics in 1900.
This is an athletic sport.
The 2000 Sydney Olympics.
At the first Olympic games.
1998, in Nagano
1896 (first Olympics)