What 5 sports have been at every Olympics since 1896?
Since the first Olympic games fencing has been part of the Olympics. (first "modern" games in 1896.) It was chosen by Olympic creators and has remained as one of four sports to remain in the Olympics every year since. For more information please see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1896_Summer_Olympics#Fencing
from Wikipedia: Currently, the Olympic program consists of 35 different sports, 53 disciplines and more than 400 events. The Summer Olympics includes 28 sports with 38 disciplines and the Winter Olympics includes 7 sports with 15 disciplines. Nine sports were on the original Olympic programme in 1896: athletics, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, weightlifting, shooting, swimming, tennis, and wrestling. If the 1896 rowing events had not been cancelled due to bad weather, they would have been included…