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Athletics

The 47 athletics events are the most of any sport on the Olympic program. They can be divided into five...

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Cycling – Track

There are five different events on the Olympic program, all of which have men’s and women’s events. Sprint: A tactical...

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Rowing

The 14 rowing events on the Olympic program can be divided into two groups: scull events and sweep events. Men’s...

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Swimming

Swimming’s 34 medal events, second only to athletics, include both individual and relay events as well as pool and open...

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Rugby

Rugby Sevens is a fast-paced, exciting variant of traditional Rugby in which teams are made up of seven players, instead…

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Diving

Olympic diving uses two types of boards: 3m springboard and 10m platform. There are individual and synchronized events for both...

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Rio 2016 Sports

Cycling – BMX

BMX riders compete on short tracks that include jumps, bumps and tight, banked corners. The events begin with solo timed...

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Equestrian – Eventing

The Olympic discipline of eventing encompasses three separate tests: dressage, cross-country, and jumping held consecutively and takes places over four…

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