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Was This Actually A Summer Olympic Sport Or Nah?

They used to compete for gold medals in what now?

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    Yes, whatever the heck jeu de paume is

    Jeu de paume, or "Real Tennis" as its called in the UK, was a Summer Olympic sport in 1908. Frighteningly, the more modern Olympics include fake tennis as an event. Or as we call it: Tennis.

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    Rollerball is not a sport...yet

    Rollerball only exists in the future as imagined by the 1975 science fiction movie Rollerball and its 2002 remake.

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    Yep!

    Fencing is only one of four sports that has been included in every Summer Olympics since the rebirth of the modern competition in 1896. En garde!

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    Yes!

    Trampoline is a summer Olympic sport and has been so since the year 2000. Y2K!

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    Yup.

    Badminton is a current summer Olympic sport. Birdies and all.

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    Nope

    Biathlon is a winter Olympic event. You may have confused it with Pentathlon, which takes place in the summer.

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    It's new, but yes!

    Rugby sevens is a new Olympic sport! The first Olympic rugby event will take place in Rio in 2016.

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    Uh, no.

    Bandy WAS a winter Olympic sport for one lonely year (1952). Considering it's basically ice hockey with a ball instead of a puck it's easy to see why it was phased out.

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    Yup!

    Tug of war was a summer Olympic sport from the year 1900 to 1920, after which tugging your way to a gold medal became impossible.

Was This Actually A Summer Olympic Sport Or Nah?

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Oof, you don't know your summer Olympic sports very well, but that's OK! Keep an eye out during Rio this year to brush up on your knowledge.

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You know some stuff about the Olympics! Nice. If you're miffed about being second place, remember that you basically won...except for the people who came before you.

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AMAZING. You know a lOT about the summer Olympics! I bet you already have plans to sit down and watch as much of Rio 2016 as possible. Great job!

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