Olympic Games Quiz: Discontinued Events

This poll/quiz question about discontinued and unusual Olympic sports has been superseded by the Discontinued Olympic Sports Quiz. This page has been kept as it contains more information about such sports and events.

Which of the following has never been an Olympic sport or event?

tug of war
motor boating
two-handed javelin
tenpin bowling

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Olympics Extra

The next Olympics will be in Paris 2024, followed by the Winter edition in Milan-Cortina 2026. Check out the list of Olympic Games sports, as well as discontinued and demonstration sports.

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