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Some Like it Hot!
"Let's look at the events that are part of the Summer Olympics, past and present. These athletes do like it hot."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
This sport has been held in every modern Olympics since 1896. It is usually one of the marquee sports of the games, and has been dominated with names like Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, and Johnny Weissmuller. Which sport is it?
This track race is considered to be the most-watched event of every Olympics, and it is one of the shortest! This event has been run and/or won by names like Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis, Ben Johnson, and Usain Bolt. Which event is it?
This sport has been at every Summer Olympics (men), except 1896 and 1932; while women were added to the schedule in 1996. This sport has traditionally been dominated by Brazil, Great Britain, and Germany. Which one is it?
This sport, that was developed in Japan, entered the Olympic schedule in 1964 and uses terms such as ippon, shido, and yuko. Which sport is it?
This sport has been at every Olympics, well sort of. You see, it was cancelled in 1896 in Athens because of bad weather. Grab your coxswain and get in your scull!
This sport was "served" up in Athens 1896, but was dropped in 1924, after the IOC feuded with this sport's governing body. It returned as a demonstration sport in 1968, and than again in 1984, and was "let" back in in Barcelona to stay. Before I use another bad pun, which Olympic sport is it?
This sport is one of the newer games on the summer schedule, and one traditionally dominated by China and South Korea. Introduced at Seoul in 1988, name one of the two variations of this fast-paced game.
This sport, usually reserved for backyards and played more by seniors than by pro athletes, was featured at the 1900 Paris Olympics. Grab your mallet and answer which sport/game it was!
Jeu de Paume
This sport is considered to be "the official summer sport of Canada", and was fittingly, won in both the Olympiads it was featured, by Canada. Which contact sport is it?
Now, imagine an Formula 1 or NASCAR Olympic race. In which Olympiad, was a "water motorsports" or "power-boating" competition held?
1932 Los Angeles
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