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Cycling – Track

There are six different track cycling events on the Olympic program, all of which have men’s and women’s events.

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Artistic Gymnastics

Artistic gymnastics is of the original sports included at the Olympic Games, although the competitive program has evolved greatly over…

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Skateboarding

Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 with four events. Men and women will each compete in park…

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Athletics

The 48 athletics events are the most of any sport on the Olympic program. All are contested separately by men…

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Rowing

Olympic history will be made at Tokyo 2020 as rowing becomes fully gender equal, featuring identical events for men and…

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Sport Climbing

Sport climbing will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. Three disciplines – speed climbing, bouldering, and lead climbing –…

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Olympic Sports

Alpine Skiing

In the ten individual Olympic alpine skiing events, skiers race against the clock with each event timed to the hundredth…

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Archery

Men and women compete in separate individual and team events. New at Tokyo 2020 will be a mixed team event.…

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Artistic Swimming

Formerly known as synchronized swimming, artistic swimming is one of three sports (along with rhythmic gymnastics and softball) that are…

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Badminton

The aim in this racket sport is to score points by hitting a shuttlecock over a raised net and onto…

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Baseball

Baseball will make its return to the Olympic program at Tokyo 2020, the result of an initiative that gives organizing…

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Basketball

Basketball was invented by Canadian professor James Naismith at Springfield College in Massachusetts in December 1891. It didn’t take long…

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