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Introduction of Events in the Olympics

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Introduction of Events in the Olympics
Events
Year
Archery
1900 at Paris (but not held from 1924-1968)
Athletics
1896 at Athens
Badminton
1992 at Barcelona
Basketball
1904 and 1928 – a demonstration event
1936 at Berlin as a medal event
Boxing
1904 at St Louis
Canoeing
1936 at Berlin (for men)
1948 at London (for women)
Cycling
1896 at Athens (but not held in 1904)
Equestrian
1900 at Paris (but not held in 1904 and 1908)
Fencing
1896 at Athens (for men)
1924 at Paris (for women)
Football
1900 at Paris (but not held in 1932)
Gymnastics
1896 at Athens
Handball
1936 at Berlin as outdoor handball
1952 at Helsinki as demonstration games
1972 at Munich as a medal event
Hockey
1908 at London (but not held in 1912 and 1924) for
men
1980 at Moscow for women
Judo
1964 at Tokyo (but not held in 1968)
Modern Pentathlon
1912 at Stockholm as individual competition
1952 at Helsinki as team event
Rowing
1896 at Athens
1976 at Montreal for women
Shooting
1896 at Athens (but not held in 1904 and 1928)
Swimming
1896 at Athens for men
1908 at London, diving for men
1912 at Stockholm, swimming and diving for women
1900 at Paris (water polo)
Tennis
1924 at Paris (but not held later)
1988 at Seoul (returned as medal event)
Table Tennis
1988 at Seoul
Volleyball
1964 at Tokyo for men and women
Weightlifting
1896 at Athens
Wrestling
1896 at Athens (Greco-Roman)
1904 at St Louis (Free style)
Yachting
1900 at Paris

 

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