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.
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.
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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.
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.
Women's soccer become an Olympic sport in 1996.
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.
It was a sport in the first Olympic.
Swimming was an Olympic sport in 1896.
because the public voted it to be a olympic sport
it became an Olympic sport in 1936
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.
When did track become a sport
It became an Olympic Sport because it is an awesome sport!!! LOL!
lacrosse actually is an olympic sport as of now
It became a sport for women in 1995.
Softball is both a game (a game of softball) and a sport (the popular sport of softball.
Because the sport is being suspended.
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.
Mens hockey became an olympic sport in 1920
Yes, softball is a sport.