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Sports at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games

In December 2020, the sports of breakdancing, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing were confirmed as additional sports on the Paris Olympic Games program, making a total of 32 sports encompassing 329 events. Breakdancing will be the only sport making its debut, while there are new events such as kiteboarding which will be part of sailing in 2024. Compared to the 2021 Tokyo Olympic sports, karate, baseball & softball have been dropped.

List of Sports

  1. Aquatics (including swimming, diving, open-water, synchronized swimming, and water polo)
  2. Archery
  3. Badminton
  4. Basketball
  5. Breakdancing
  6. Boxing
  7. Canoe / Kayak
  8. Cycling — including Track, Road, Mountain Bike and BMX
  9. Equestrian
  10. Fencing
  11. Football (soccer)
  12. Golf
  13. Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampolining)
  14. Handball
  15. Hockey
  16. Judo
  17. Modern Pentathlon
  18. Rowing
  19. Rugby 7s
  20. Sailing
  21. Shooting
  22. Skateboarding — men and women's street and park skateboarding events
  23. Sport Climbing — bouldering, lead and speed combined climbing
  24. Surfing — men's and women's shortboard surfing
  25. Table Tennis
  26. Taekwondo
  27. Tennis
  28. Track & Field
  29. Triathlon
  30. Volleyballindoor and beach volleyball
  31. Weightlifting
  32. Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)
Breakdancing at the Olympic Games Breakdancing is a controversial inclusion for the 2024 Olympic sports

Overall there has been a reduction in the total number of events (mostly through reducing boxing and weightlifting weight categories) and consequently a reduction in the number of athletes, compared to the Tokyo Olympics. Also, for the first time there will be 100% gender equality (in athlete quotas).

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Olympics Extra

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