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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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Beach Volleyball

Beach volleyball takes the complexity of the indoor game and adds the difficulty of playing in sand, as well as…

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Incorporating cross-country skiing and rifle shooting, there are eleven biathlon events on the Olympic program which can be divided into…

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Bobsleds are built to hold two or four athletes. Beginning with a running start, teams push their sleds approximately 50…

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At its core, boxing is a contest in which two combatants engage hand-to-hand for sport.

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Canoe/Kayak – Slalom

The Olympic program will become gender equal at Tokyo 2020 with the addition of women’s canoe events. All four events…

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