Which sport was not included in the first edition of the Olympic Games?

The only sports that have been dropped from the Olympics since 1936 are baseball and softball, which were both voted out by the IOC Session in Singapore on July 11, 2005, a decision that was reaffirmed on February 9, 2006, and reversed on August 3, 2016.

What were the first sports to be played at the first modern Olympic Games?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was formed, and the first Games were planned for 1896 in Athens, the capital of Greece. In Athens, 280 participants from 13 nations competed in 43 events, covering track-and-field, swimming, gymnastics, cycling, wrestling, weightlifting, fencing, shooting, and tennis.

What are the Olympic colors?

The Olympic symbol consists of five interlaced rings of equal dimensions, used alone, in one or in five different colours, which are, from left to right, blue, yellow, black, green and red.

What is the weirdest sport in the world?

Here are 10 of the weirdest sports you can play in your travels across the globe.

  • Wife-Carrying (Finland) …
  • Sepak Takraw (Malayasia) …
  • Hornussen (Switzerland) …
  • Buzkashi (Afghanistan) …
  • Bossaball (Spain) …
  • Ferret-legging (England) …
  • Kabaddi (Bangladesh) …
  • Capoeira (Brazil)
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