Which sport is no longer an Olympic event?

Which Olympic events no longer exist?

19 Discontinued Olympic Events I Can’t Believe Actually Used To…

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What Olympic sports are being removed?

Skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing will be featured in 2024. With the latest breakdancing implementation, baseball and karate are left out. Every Olympic edition we see new sports join the program.

Why is wrestling no longer an Olympic sport?

In a surprise move, the International Olympic Committee has reportedly voted to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympics. The ancient sport, which has been part of the modern version of the Games since their debut in 1896, was deemed unworthy of inclusion in the 25 “core sports” that comprise the Olympic program.

Is tennis an Olympic sport?

Tennis has a long Olympic history but withdrew from the programme after 1924. It did not return as a medal sport until 1988. Professionals are now welcome to compete, and the Olympic competition includes men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles.

Is golf an Olympic sport?

Golf was featured in the Summer Olympic Games official programme in 1900 and 1904. At the IOC session in Copenhagen in October 2009, the IOC decided to reinstate this event for the 2016 Summer Olympics. The International Golf Federation is governing body for golf at the Olympic Games.

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