Olympic Sports

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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Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball at Tokyo 2020 Venue: Shiokaze Park Competition Dates: July 25-August 8 (Days 1-15) Events: 2 (1 men, 1...

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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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