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Former Olympic sports

August 18, 2008



In the early years of the Olympics, the program contained some very obscure sports that were later weeded out. Sports that have passed from the Olympic scene, according to the International Olympic Committee:
Cricket
Croquet
Golf
Jeu de paume
Lacrosse
Pelote basque
Polo
Power boating
Rackets
Rink hockey
Roque
Rugby
Tug of war
Water skiing

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Compiled by Ross Atkin.