List Of Olympic Games With Fun Facts & Demonstration Year

List Of Olympic Games

Last Updated: 26 July 2021

The list of Olympic Games is contested in the Summer Olympics, Winter Olympics, and Paralympics.

Quick recap, the 2014 Winter Olympics included 7 sports & the 2016 Summer Olympics included 28 sports. The number & types of events of every Olympic may change slightly from one Olympiad to another.

Every Olympic Sport is represented by an international Governing Body namely the International Federation (IF)

In this article, you’ll find all the list of Olympics Games that are categorized in 4 categories, the Summer, Winter, Youth, & Paralympics.

Fun Facts Of Olympics


  • The Postponed and Rescheduled of 2020 Summer Olympics as a result of COVID-19 rather than canceling it, is the first time in the Olympics History.
  • The first Olympics was held in 1896 in Athens, Greece.
  • Olympic Games were canceled 3 times, World War I (1916) and twice during World War II (1940, 1944).
  • During the 2012 London Olympics, the Olympic Village required more than 165,000 towels for two weeks of activity.
  • The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio marks the first time the Olympics were held in South America.

Read all the lists to find out the name of the sports that you might not have heard or seen the sport.

Also at the end of the blog, you can read about the Demonstration of different sports that were not introduced into the Olympics.

Summer Olympic Sports List


Number
3×3 Basketball
A
Archery
Artistic Gymnastics
Artistic Swimming
Athletics
B
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Beach Volleyball
BMX
Boxing
C
Canoe
D
Diving
E
Equestrian Dressage
Equestrian Eventing
Equestrian Jumping
F
Fencing
Football
G
Golf
H
Handball
Hockey
J
Judo
K
Karate
M
Modern Pentathlon
Mountain Bike
R
Rhythmic Gymnastic
Road Cycling
Rowing
Rugby
S
Sailing
Shooting
Skateboarding
Softball
Sport Climbing
Surfing
Swimming
T
Table Tennis
Taekwondo
Tennis
Track Cycling
Trampoline
Triathlon
V
Volleyball
W
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling

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Winter Olympic Sports List


A
Alpine Skiing
B
Biathlon
Bobsleigh
C
Cross Country
Curling
F
Figure Skating
Freestyle Skiing
I
Ice Hockey
L
Luge
N
Nordic Combined
S
Short Track Speed Skating
Skeleton
Ski Jumping
Snowboard
Speed Skating

Youth Olympic Sports List


Number
3×3 Basketball
A
Acrobatic Gymnastics
Archery
Artistic Gymnastics
Athletics
B
Badminton
Beach Handball
Beach Volleyball
BMX
Boxing
Breaking
C
Canoe
D
Diving
E
Equestrian Jumping
F
Fencing
Futsal
G
Golf
H
Hockey
J
Judo
K
Karate
M
Modern Pentathlon
Mountain Bike
R
Rhythmic Gymnastic
Road Cycling
Roller Speed Skating
Rowing
Rugby
S
Sailing
Shooting
Ski Mountaineering
Sport Climbing
Swimming
T
Table Tennis
Taekwondo
Tennis
Trampoline
Triathlon
W
Weightlifting
Wrestling

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Paralympics Olympic Sports List


A
Archery
Athletics
B
Badminton
Boccia
C
Canoe Sprint
Cycling Road
Cycling Track
E
Equestrian
F
Football 5-a-side
G
Goalball
J
Judo
P
Powerlifting
R
Rowing
S
Shooting
Sitting Volleyball
Swimming
T
Table Tennis
Taekwondo
Triathlon
W
Wheelchair Basketball
Wheelchair Fencing
Wheelchair Rugby
Wheelchair Tennis

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Demonstration Of Summer Sports


The list of sports has been demonstrated at the Summer Olympic Games for the given years but has never been included in the official Olympic program.

No.SportYear
1American Football1932
2Australian Football1956
3Ballooning1900
4Tenpin Bowling1988
5Boules1900
6Budō1964
7Pesäpallo1952
8Gaelic Football1904
9Glima1912
10Gliding1936
11Hurling1904
12Kaatsen1928
13Korfball1920
1928
14La Canne1924
15Surf Lifesaving1900
16Longue Paume1900
17Motorsport1900
18Roller Hockey1992
19Savate1924
20Swedish (Ling) Gymnastics1948
21Weight Training with Dumbbells1904
22Water Skiing1972

Demonstration Of Winter Sports


The list of sports has been demonstrated at the Winter Olympic Games for the given years but has never been included in the official Olympic program.

No.SportYear
1Bandy1952
2Disabled Skiing1984
1988
3Ice Stock Sport1936
1964
4Ski Ballet (Acroski)1988
1992
5Skijoring1928
6Sled-dog Racing1932
7Speed Skiing1992
8Winter Pentathlon1948
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