Frequent question: What are the five Olympic sports?

What are the main Olympics sports?

That is just one reason we tune in to watch the Olympics every four years, even for events that are tape-delayed.

  • Swimming. 8 of 10.
  • Women’s Soccer. 7 of 10. …
  • Water Polo. 6 of 10. …
  • Men’s Basketball. 5 of 10. …
  • Team Volleyball. 4 of 10. …
  • Table Tennis. 3 of 10. …
  • Wrestling, Taekwondo and Judo. 2 of 10. …
  • Handball. 1 of 10. …

What is the laziest sport?

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  • Golf. Golf is undoubtedly an incredibly difficult and technical sport to grasp, and we’re not trying to offend any keen golfers by calling them lazy! …
  • Archery. …
  • Darts. …
  • Lawn Bowls. …
  • Pool.

What is the number 1 Olympic sport?

The most popular world sport as measured by other methods is soccer, which is also one of the most popular Olympic sports, though swimming and athletics reach their peak in popularity during the Olympics and give soccer some competition.

What is the weirdest Olympic sport?

Top 10 Weirdest Olympic Sports Of All Time

  • Race Walking. …
  • Tug-of-War. …
  • Swimming Obstacle Course. …
  • Dueling Pistols. …
  • Hot Air Ballooning. …
  • Horse Long Jump. …
  • Solo Synchronized Swimming. The name itself is contradictory. …
  • Town Planning. At the four Olympic games between 1928 and 1948, medals were given out for, erm, town planning.
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What’s your Favourite Olympic sport?

Among those Americans who are interested in this year’s Olympics, swimming tops the list of favorite Olympic sports, at 43%. A similar figure (39%) say artistic gymnastics is one of their favorite events, while 36% say it’s diving.

What do the 5 rings of Olympics mean?

The five rings represented the five participating continents of the time: Africa, Asia, America, Europe, and Oceania. … This design is symbolic; it represents the five continents of the world, united by Olympism, while the six colours are those that appear on all the national flags of the world at the present time.”

How many sport are there?

By any reckoning there is more than 8000 sports in the world.