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current summer Olympic program update

Current and discontinued summer programs

The current summer Olympic program includes a wide range of sports and events, divided into several categories.

The current Olympic program includes:

  • Aquatics (Diving, Swimming, Synchronized swimming, Water polo)
  • Athletics (Track and field events)
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoeing and kayaking (Slalom, Sprint)
  • Cycling (Road, Track, Mountain biking, BMX)
  • Equestrian (Dressage, Eventing, Jumping)
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football (Soccer)
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline)
  • Handball
  • Judo
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Rugby sevens
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Skateboarding
  • Sport climbing
  • Surfing
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball (Beach, Indoor)
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling (Freestyle, Greco-Roman)

Discontinued sports from the summer Olympic program include:

  • Baseball
  • Cricket
  • Croquet
  • Lacrosse
  • Polo
  • Rackets
  • Roque (a form of croquet played on a hard surface)
  • Tug of war
  • Softball
    It’s worth mentioning that the Olympic program is reviewed every four years by the International Olympic Committee and they can decide to add or remove sports from the program, depending on the popularity, development, and cost of the sport.
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