On August 3, 2016, the IOC voted to include baseball and softball in the 2020 Summer Olympics, along with karate, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding.
What sports have been in modern Olympics?
The only summer sports that have never been absent from the Olympic program are athletics, aquatics (the discipline of swimming has been in every Olympics), cycling, fencing, and gymnastics (the discipline of artistic gymnastics has been in every Olympics).
What new sports will be in the 2024 Olympics?
Skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing will be featured in 2024. With the latest breakdancing implementation, baseball and karate are left out. Every Olympic edition we see new sports join the program.
Which sport is not a part of the modern Olympics anymore?
Since the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, as many as ten sports have disappeared completely from the schedule, such as croquet, cricket, jeu de paume, pelota, polo, roque, rackets, tug-of-war, lacrosse, and motor boating.
Is softball in the Olympics 2024?
The IOC dropped softball for 2012 and 2016, restored it for this year and cut it again for the 2024 Paris Games.