answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy
Olympic sportsIn order to be considered as an Olympic sport, a sport must first be practiced by men in at least 75 countries and four continents, and by women in at least 40 countries and three continents.

However in order to become a full olympic sport, the sport in question must have a governing International Federation in order for the IOC to officially recognize them as a sport.

The governing body has to then file an application to become a demonstration sport. After that, the sport may file another application to officially become a fully recognised Olympic sport.

More opinions from FAQ Farmers:

  • 25
  • 75% of countries must play the sport for it to be accepted into the Olympic games
2011-09-13 01:37:11
This answer is:
πŸ€“
🀯
πŸ€”
User Avatar

Your Answer

Loading...

Related Questions

How many countries must play the sport in order for it played in the Olympics?

100


What countries played baseball in the Olympics?

Baseball is not an Olympic sport.


Is darts a sport?

yes darts is a sport and it is played it the olympics


What qualifies a sport to be an Olympic sport?

When the sport is played & broadcasted on the Olympics


What sport did host countries add to the Olympics?

booyaa


How do you get into the Olympics?

You have to win you countries trials in your respective sport.


Which sport will not be played at the 2012 London Olympics that was played at the 2008 Beijing Olympics?

baseball and softball


When were the first sport played?

At the Greek Olympics.


How many continents must a sport be played on before IOC will consider making it an Olympic event for men?

For a Summer Olympics event, 4 continents and 75 countries. For a Winter Olympics event, 3 continents and 25 countries.


Why are so many countries involved in the Olympics?

to show who is the best at sport


What is the most common sport in the olympic games?

It depends on what you define the most common sport in the Olympics as, football is probably the most played sport that is included in the Olympics


When was each sport first played in the Olympics?

1896


How many sport games were played in the Olympics?

20


Why do we need to learn about the Olympics?

We need to learn about the Olympics so we have a better inderstanding about our countries history in sport and sportsmanship.


For how long has Volleyball been played for in the Olympics?

The Tokyo Olympics in 1964 were the first, although volleyball was played as a demonstration sport in the Olympics as early as 1924.


How does a sport become a part of the Olympics?

A sport becomes an olympic sport only if the sport is played officialy on4 or more continents


Which sport played on ice uses brooms rocks and sliders?

Curling. a traditional American sport that is popular and was played in the Olympics


What was the first sport played in the first Olympics?

Track and Field


What is one sport that was played in the first Olympics?

Discus throw


What countries compete in olympic wrestling?

There are a lot of countries that compete in the wrestling Olympics the bigger countries in the sport are Russia the United States


Why isn't ringette in the Olympics?

Ringette is not an olympic sport because not enough countries play it. 11-Countries 13-Countries needed


Is netball in the Olympics in Beijing 2008?

No netball is not an olympic sport so will not be played in the Beijing Olympics in 2008.


What were the Olympics invented for?

The modern games were invented to unite countries using amateur sport.


Is biathalon a common sport?

A biathlon sport is one of the most common sports played in winter Olympics.


What sport is played in both the summer and winter Olympics?

soccer soccer