Olympic Games List:-2024 Paris Olympic Games List has been released by International Olympic Committee (IOC). The next Olympics will include new sports like break dancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing. This will make Olympics a grand forum comprising of 32 sporting activities encompassing 329 events.
Break dancing will be the only sport making its debut, while there are new events such as kite boarding which will be part of sailing in 2024. Compared to the 2021 Tokyo Olympic sports, Karate, Baseball & Softball have been dropped.
2024 Paris Olympic Games List
Host Country of 2024 Olympic Games is France. It is scheduled to take place from 26 July 2024 to 11 August 2024 in Paris, there will be total 329 events in 32 sports (48 disciplines).
- Artistic swimming
- Water Polo
- Basket Ball
- 3x3 Basketball
- BMX freestyle
- BMX racing
- Mountain biking
- Road racing
- Track racing
- Field hockey
- Modern pentathlon
- Rugby seven
- Sport climbing
- Table tennis
- Volleyball Indoor
- Beach volleyball
Background of Olympics
The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago i.e 776 BC at Olympia, in south west Greece. The first Modern Olympics Games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. At that time there were only nine sports organized by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and 14 nation took part in this event.
In 1900 Summer Olympics of Paris total 95 events in 19 Sports were organized and 26 Nation take part in this event. Cricket was also part of sports for the first time in Olympics. Following sports were played at 1900 Paris Olympics.
- Water Polo
- Basque pelota
- Rugby union
- Tug of War
From time to time many sports has been added and removed from the events of Olympics. In 2012 London Olympics there were 26 sports, increasing to 28 in 2016 Rio Olympics and 33 in 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In the Summer Olympics of 2024 Paris there will be 32 sports with debut of breaking, while karate, baseball and softball will be dropped from the events.
Newly Added Sports or Events
Here is the list of recently added sports or events in Olympics:-
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Removed Sports From Olympics
Future Olympic Games List (Tentative)
First Modern Olympics Games List (1896)
The first modern Olympic games were held in the year 1896. It comprises of the following 9 games which are mentioned below in Modern Olympic Games List
Ancient Olympics Games List
The ancient Olympic were one-day event until 684 BC. Running, Long Jump Shot Put, Javelin and Discus throw, Boxing, Pankration and Equestrian events were the main sports organized in Ancient Olympics.
- Equestrian events - Chariot racing, Horse races
- Pentathlon: Running, Jumping, Discus and Javelin throw, Shot Put
For More Information visit official website of Olympic Games https://olympics.com/
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