news.ncsu.edu/2017/09/outcomes-of-olympic-sized-events

Sep 13, 2017 ... Do events like the Olympics bring the positive attention, new ... Sporting mega events include the FIFA World Cup, Olympic Games, Rugby ...

www.thoughtco.com/individual-sporting-events-at-ancient-olympics-120130

Mar 8, 2017 ... These were the events athletes competed in for the ancient Olympics in Olympia. They added more as they went along.

www.climbing.com/news/climbing-officially-approved-for-2020-olympics

Aug 3, 2016 ... Climbers will compete for gold in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. ... The climbing event will include three disciplines: sport, bouldering, and ...

bleacherreport.com/articles/2656664-ranking-the-top-ten-olympic-sports-to-watch

Aug 11, 2016 ... The best part about any Summer Olympics is that the events occur at the perfect time of the calendar year. There are no meaningful football ...

www.economist.com/books-and-arts/2015/02/28/just-say-no

Feb 28, 2015 ... Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup. By Andrew Zimbalist. Brookings Institution Press ...

mentalfloss.com/article/31300/10-sports-cut-olympics

Aug 8, 2016 ... Unlike some of other discontinued Olympic sports, tug of war had a fair ... to have a cricket tournament at the 1896 Games, but the event didn't ...

qz.com/433878/sports-that-may-soon-be-olympic-events-include-bowling-climbing-karate-and-surfing

Jun 22, 2015 ... The organizers of the 2020 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo are considering eight proposals for new athletic events: Baseball (and softball), ...

www.forbes.com/sites/maddieberg/2016/08/04/gymnastics-track-and-swimming-will-win-ratings-gold-in-rio

Aug 4, 2016 ... Gymnastics are one of the most-watched sports of the Olympics. (Photo ... Almost all events will be available to view across NBC channels and ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/when-the-olympics-gave-out-medals-for-art-6878965

Jul 24, 2012 ... For the first four decades of competition, the Olympics awarded official medals ... to original works in the fine arts inspired by athletic endeavors.