2024 Paris Olympic Games List | Sports Activities List

Olympic Games List | Recently added games in Olympics | Modern Olympic Games List | What are the 5 new Sports for 2024 Olympics

Olympic Games List | Recently added games in Olympics | Modern Olympic Games List | What are the 5 new Sports for 2024 Olympics

2024 Paris Olympic Games List has been released by International Olympic Committee (IOC). The next olympics will include new sports like breakdancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing. This will make Olympics a grand forum comprising of 32 sporting activities encompassing 329 events.

Breakdancing will be the only sport making its debut, while there are new events such as kiteboarding 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).

  1. Aquatics
    • Artistic swimming
    • Diving
    • Swimming
    • Water Polo
  2. Archery
  3. Athletics
  4. Badminton
  5. Basketball
    • Basket Ball
    • 3x3 Basketball
  6. Boxing
  7. Breaking
  8. Canoeing
    • Slalom
    • Sprint
  9. Cycling
    • BMX freestyle
    • BMX racing
    • Mountain biking
    • Road racing
    • Track racing
  10. Equestrian
    • Dressage
    • Eventing
    • Jumping
    • Fencing
  11. Field hockey
  12. Football
  13. Golf
  14. Gymnastics
    • Artistic
    • Rhythmic
    • Trampoline
  15. Handball
  16. Judo
  17. Modern pentathlon
  18. Rowing
  19. Rugby seven
  20. Sailing
  21. Shooting
  22. Skateboarding
  23. Sport climbing
  24. Surfing
  25. Surfing
  26. Table tennis
  27. Taekwondo
  28. Tennis
  29. Triathlon
  30. Volleyball
    • Volleyball Indoor
    • Beach volleyball
  31. Weightlifting
  32. Wrestling
    • Freestyle
    • Greco-Roman

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 organised by International Olympic Committee (IOC) and 14 nation took part in this event.

  1. Athletics
  2. Cycling
  3. Fencing
  4. Gymnastics
  5. Shooting
  6. Swimming
  7. Tennis
  8. Weightlifting
  9. Wrestling

In 1900 Summer Olympics of Paris total 95 events in 19 Sports were organised 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.

  1. Aquatics
    • Swimming
    • Water Polo
  2. Archery
  3. Athletics
  4. Basque pelota
  5. Cricket
  6. Croquet
  7. Cycling
  8. Equestrian
  9. Fencing
  10. Football
  11. Golf
  12. Gymnastics
  13. Polo
  14. Rowing
  15. Rugby union
  16. Sailing
  17. Shooting
  18. Tennis
  19. 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 newly added sports or events in Olympics:-

S.NoSports/Event Year added in
1Golf2016
23x3 Basketball2020
3Climbing2020
4Rugby2020
5Kite boarding2020
6Skateboarding 2020
7Surfing 2020
8Break Dance2024
New added Olympic Games List

Removed Sports From Olympics

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Karate

Future Olympic Games List (Tentative)

  • Squash
  • Wake-board
  • Wushu
  • Parkour
  • Netball
  • Cricket
  • Lacrosse
  • Bowling

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:-

  1. Athletics
  2. Cycling
  3. Fencing
  4. Gymnastics
  5. Shooting
  6. Swimming
  7. Tennis
  8. Weightlifting
  9. Wrestling

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 Equestrain events were the main sports organised in Ancient Olympics.

  • Equestrian events - Chariot racing, Horse races
  • Wrestling
  • Running
  • Boxing
  • Pentathlon: Running, Jumping, Discus and Javelin throw, Shot Put
  • Pankration

For More Information visit official website of Olympic Games https://olympics.com/

Also read Indian Olympic Winners Name List 2022 | Olympic Gold Medalist in India

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