February 28, 2024

The governing physique of the Olympic Video games is the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC). They’ve been liable for the video games since they revived the Olympic Video games with Summer time Olympics at Athens in 1896. In 1924, the primary Winter Olympics had been held in France. Video games had been held in the identical 12 months by 1992 when the IOC started alternating the Summer time and Winter Video games each 4 years, however two years aside respectively.

The 2008 Summer time Olympic Video games had been held in Beijing, China, and included 31 summer season sports activities. The 2010 Winter Video games can be held in Vancouver, Canada. The quantity and sort of video games on the Olympic Sport Record varies barely in several years. Sometimes video games are added and discontinued. The IOC additionally might enable demonstration sports activities, reminiscent of canine sled racing and gliding.

Briefly, the IOC’s position is to encourage and help ethics and honest play in sports activities, nurture and defend the sporting video games and the taking part athletes by schooling, drug testing, and to take care of the best rules of sports activities organizations all through the world. As well as, the IOC is the caretaker of peaceful video games, concern for the setting, and the protector of the Video games themselves from political disruption and corruption. They decide any present Olympic Sport Record. They’re the ultimate choice makers within the occasion of any dispute. In addition they choose the host cities, and work to make sure the peaceable continuance of the Olympic Video games.

2008 summer season video games included:

Archery

Athletics

Badminton

Baseball (only one occasion)

Basketball

Boxing

Canoeing/Kayak

Biking (BMX, Mountain, Street, Monitor)

Diving

Equestrian

Fencing

Area hockey

Soccer (soccer)

Gymnastics

Handball

Judo

Fashionable Pentathlon

Rowing

Crusing

Taking pictures

Softball (only one occasion)

Swimming

Synchronized swim

Desk Tennis

Taekwondo

Tennis

Triathlon

Volleyball (Indoor and Seashore)

Water Polo

Weightlifting

Wrestling

Extra summer season sports activities acknowledged by the IOC:

Air sports activities

Bandy

Billiards

Boules

Bowling

Bridge

Chess

Cricket

Dance Sport

Golf

Karate

Korfball

Life Saving

Motorbike Racing

Mountaineering and Climbing

Netball

Orienteering

Pelota basque

Polo

Energy boating

Racquetball

Curler Sports activities

Rugby

Squash

Sport climbing

Browsing

Sumo

Tug of Warfare

Underwater Sports activities

Water Snowboarding

Wushu

These are actually discontinued summer season sports activities:

Baseball

Cricket

Croquet

Determine Skating

Golf

Ice Hockey

Jeu de paume

Lacrosse

Pelota basque

Polo

Energy boating

Rackets

Roque

Rugby union

Softball

Tug of Warfare

Water Snowboarding

Sports activities scheduled for the 2010 Winter Olympic Video games embody:

Biathlon (and Paralympic Biathlon)

Bobsleigh (and Skeleton)

Curling (and Wheelchair Curling)

Ice Hockey (and Ice Sledge Hockey)

Luge

Skating (Determine, Velocity, Quick Monitor Velocity)

Snowboarding (Alpine, Cross Nation, Freestyle, Nordic, Ski Leaping, Snowboarding)

The Olympic Sport Record is versatile and adjustments with the present occasions and developments. Sports activities should meet particular necessities to be included. Sports activities for women and men should be performed, respectively, in 75 and 50 international locations, on 4 continents, to be included. The Olympic Video games are necessary as an financial useful resource in addition to international peacemaker. Like the unique video games, warring international locations droop their conflicts to take part in peaceable competitors, reminding the world that sure, we are able to all get alongside and have pleasant athletic competitors.