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What sports are in the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics this year?

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What sports are in the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympics this year?

What sports are in the Summer Olympics 2021?

What sports are in the Olympics summer in Tokyo Japan? What sports are in the Tokyo Olympics 2021? This year Tokyo Summer Olympic 2021 sports list? Watch & Bet here =>

Have you ever wondered on which sports that are in the Olympics this year 2021? Well, if you have then worry not because we have prepared a list with all sports in the Tokyo Summer Olympics 2021.

List of Sports at 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games

How many sports are in the Summer Olympics 2021? A total of 339 events in 33 sports will be played at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. The tables below shows the list of Sports at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

All sports in Summer Olympics 2021

2021 Summer Olympic sports

What sports are in the Olympics 2021? Here is the list of Sports at 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games that have been around for years:

Sport Years
Archery 1900–1908, 1920, since 1972
Artistic swimming Since 1984
Athletics All
Badminton Since 1992
Basketball Since 1936
Boxing 1904, 1908, since 1920
Canoeing Since 1936
Cycling All
Diving Since 1904
Equestrian 1900, since 1912
Fencing All
Field hockey 1908, 1920, since 1928
Football 1900–1928, since 1936
Golf 1900, 1904, since 2016
Gymnastics All
Handball 1936, since 1972
Judo 1964, since 1972
Modern pentathlon Since 1912
Rugby sevens Since 2016
Sailing 1900, since 1908
Shooting 1896, 1900, 1908–1924, since 1932
Softball 1996–2008, resumes 2020
Swimming All
Table tennis Since 1988
Taekwondo Since 2000
Tennis 1896–1924, since 1988
Triathlon Since 2000
Volleyball Since 1964
Water polo Since 1900
Weightlifting 1896, 1904, since 1920
Wrestling 1896, since 1904

In every edition of the Olympics, sports are added while some make way for new sports. The number of sports debuting, coming back or are beeing removed is not huge but yes, it happens. Tokyo Olympics 2021 is not any exception. Below you can read about the debuting sports and new sports and those that have been removed.

What sports are coming back to the Summer Olympics in 2021?

What sports are coming back to the Summer Olympics in 2021?

Baseball/softball is one of the sports that is coming back to the Summer Olympics in 2021.

Baseball /Softball was first involved in the 1992 Olympics. Initially, it was played by only men athletes and later on after four years, women athletes also participated in the event in a new game version called Softball.

However, both the events were eliminated from the sports list of the Olympic 2012 games.

Now once again, they will make a comeback as Men’s Baseball and Women’s Softball event at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic games. Both the games are played in a similar manner, where softball is played with a larger ball on a small field.

Here is the list with sports are coming back to the Summer Olympics in 2021:

Sport Years
Baseball 1992–2008, resumes 2020

New sports debuting at the 2021 Summer Olympics

New sports debuting at the 2021 Summer Olympics

What are the 4 new sports debuting at the 2021 Summer Olympics? A few new sports events have been added to the Olympics sports list. Check out the list of sports debuting at 2021 Summer Olympics.

Sport Years
Karate Begins 2020
Skateboarding Begins 2020
Sport climbing Begins 2020
Surfing Begins 2020

Sports that are no longer included in the Summer Olympics Games

Here are the sports that are no longer included in the Summer Olympics:

Sport Years
Basque pelota 1900
Cricket 1900
Croquet 1900
Jeu de paume 1908
Lacrosse 1904, 1908
Polo 1900, 1908, 1920, 1924, 1936
Rackets 1908
Roque 1904
Rugby union 1900, 1908, 1920, 1924
Tug of war 1900–1920
Water motorsports 1908

Sports that are no longer included in the Summer Olympics Games

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