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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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Shooting

Shooting events are distinguished by the type of firearm or airgun, the type of target, whether moving or stationary, and…

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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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Volleyball

Volleyball was invented by William G. Morgan in 1895. As the physical education director of the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts...

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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

Biathlon

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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Bobsleigh

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

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Boxing

At its core, boxing is a contest in which two combatants engage hand-to-hand for sport. There are 13 events, divided...

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Canoe/Kayak – Sprint

The Olympic program includes five men’s kayak events, three men’s canoe events and four women’s kayak events: Men’s K-1 200m...

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Cross-Country Skiing

Traditionally, Olympic cross-country skiing events alternate between classical and free technique from Games to Games. In classical technique, the skis…

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