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.
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:
|Archery||1900–1908, 1920, since 1972|
|Artistic swimming||Since 1984|
|Boxing||1904, 1908, since 1920|
|Equestrian||1900, since 1912|
|Field hockey||1908, 1920, since 1928|
|Football||1900–1928, since 1936|
|Golf||1900, 1904, since 2016|
|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|
|Table tennis||Since 1988|
|Tennis||1896–1924, since 1988|
|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?
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:
|Baseball||1992–2008, resumes 2020|
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 climbing||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:
|Jeu de paume||1908|
|Polo||1900, 1908, 1920, 1924, 1936|
|Rugby union||1900, 1908, 1920, 1924|
|Tug of war||1900–1920|
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