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How did softball become an olympic sport?

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When did softball become an Olympic sport?

Softball's first year as an Olympic sport was 1996. Unfortunately, softball is being dropped as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.


When did women's softball become an olympic sport?

1996


Is softball an Olympic sport?

After the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the Olympic committee decided to drop softball from the list of Olympic sports. It is no longer an Olympic sport, unfortunately.


When did all volleyball become an olympic sport?

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The first softball team to win an olympic medal?

Softball was introduced as an Olympic medal sport for women in 1996. The United States won the gold medal at those Olympic Games held in Atlanta. As of now, softball is scheduled to be discontinued as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.


When did softball become a sport?

1887


When did softball become an olympic sport for women?

The first Olympic softball competition was at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. The United States won the gold medal, China won silver, and Australia won bronze at the 1996 Olympics.


When did women's soccer become an Olympic sport?

Women's soccer become an Olympic sport in 1996.


When did softball became a olympic sport?

Softball became an Olympic medal event in 1996. In 2005, the International Olympic Committee voted to drop both Softball and Baseball from the Summer Olympic Games of 2012. Both may reapply for 2016 consideration.


When did the long jump become an Olympic sport?

It was a sport in the first Olympic.


When did swimming become an Olympic sport?

Swimming was an Olympic sport in 1896.


Why did fencing become an Olympic sport?

because the public voted it to be a olympic sport


When did alpine sking become a olympic sport?

it became an Olympic sport in 1936


Is there softball in the Olympics?

No, softball is no longer included in the Olympic games. It was featured in 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2008. The International Olympic Committee voted to remove softball from the Olympic program beginning in 2012 because of the United States' dominance in the sport.


What sport was added at the 2000 olympic games in Sydney Australia?

womens softball


When did track and field become an olympic sport?

When did track become a sport


How did the game of bball become an olympic sport?

It became an Olympic Sport because it is an awesome sport!!! LOL!


Will lacrosse ever become an Olympic sport?

lacrosse actually is an olympic sport as of now


When did softball become a sport for women?

It became a sport for women in 1995.


Is softball a game or a sport?

Softball is both a game (a game of softball) and a sport (the popular sport of softball.


What can't the softball olympic team play for a while?

Because the sport is being suspended.


What year did Olympic boxing become a Olympic sport?

1904


Is woman's fast pitch softball an olympic sport?

Not anymore. Softball was played at the Olympics starting with the 1996 summer games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) voted to drop both Softball and Baseball from the Olympic games starting in 2012. The Baseball and Softball Federations are trying to get their sports back into the Olympics starting in 2020.


What year did men's hockey become an olympic sport?

Mens hockey became an olympic sport in 1920


Is softball a sport?

Yes, softball is a sport.