The newest (and oldest) sports in the modern Olympics

Some of these events might surprise you!

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19/07/24 | StarsInsider

LIFESTYLE Olympic games

Every few years, the world holds its breath as the planet’s most prestigious athletes compete in the most grueling sporting event in history: the Olympic Games. But did you know that the modern Olympics as we know it today was only introduced in 1896 after it was banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I in 393 CE? You may ask: what are some of the oldest sports to appear at the Olympics since it was reborn? And what have been the new inclusions to the list?

Click through the following gallery to find out!

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