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Olympic sports are sports contested in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The 2016 .... Therefore, the sport of aquatics includes a total of 46 Olympic events , of which 32 are in the ... The requi...

Sports | List of Summer and Winter Olympic Sports


Official list of all summer, winter and historical Olympic sports. Learn about the disciplines, sports and events that are part of the Olympic Movement.

Olympic Sports List - Topend Sports


Complete list and details of all the Olympic Games sports and events which are part ... Since that time many sports have been added (and removed too) from the  ...

2016 Rio Olympics Full Schedule | NBC Olympics


See every event of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, check event schedules and set alerts on NBCOlympics.com.

Summer Olympics: Five Lesser Known Events, Explained : People ...


Aug 2, 2016 ... When it comes to Olympic coverage, the press (guilty!) tends to focus on things like sprinting and weightlifting and basketball, because then we ...

How A Sport Becomes An Olympic Event - Forbes


Aug 9, 2016 ... The new sports will add 18 events and 474 athletes to the 2020 Games. “Many sports want to get Olympic recognition because it is a way for ...

Ancient Olympic Sports


The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were fewer events, and only free men who spoke Greek could compete, instead of ...

Rio 2016: What is a pentathlon? How many events are there ...


Aug 19, 2016 ... Baron de Coubertin, creator of the modern Olympic Games, ... The combination of results from the first three events - swimming, fencing and ...

Olympics 2016: How many events does Nigeria participate in ...


This year's ➔ SUMMER ➔ OLYMPICS will be really exciting! In case you don't know which Nigerian athletes are going to Rio de Janeiro, read this article and find ...

All 306 Olympic Medal Events, Ranked - Deadspin


Aug 4, 2016 ... Women's water polo became an Olympic event in 2000, and the ... is comparable to leading a basketball game by so many points that the other ...

2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
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Olympic Sports - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics


Get ready for the intense excitement of 42 Olympic sport disciplines in one place: 306 events over the course of 19 days of competition will yield 136 medals for ...

Summer Olympics Events, Rio 2016 Olympics Events - World Map


Summer Olympics Events – Know about the events of Summer Olympics like Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing and many more.

Australian Olympic Committee: Olympic Sports


... 1896, there have been many changes to the sports on the summer Olympic program. ... Games, Chamonix 1924, had six sports on the program and 16 events.