When did basketball become an Olympic sport?
1936 for men, in Berlin, Germany.
Yes, it debuted as an official Olympic sport during the 1992 Barcelona Olympic games. However, both baseball and softball have been eliminated as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing. Ha, loosers. There are no sports that Americans like that is going to be in the olympic game. all sports that Americans like SUCKS! except that we the Americans killed the world in some basketball and got 9 gold medals by one American
Olympic sports In 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…