The Sports

The are 28 official Sports in the 2016 Olympic Games but some of these are broken down into 41 separate Disciplines – e.g. Volleyball into Volleyball and Beach Volleyball.

The full list is:

  • Aquatics
    • Diving
    • Swimming
    • Synchronized Swimming
    • Water polo
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Canoe kayak
    • Slalom
    • Sprint
  • Cycling
    • Cycling BMX
    • Cycling Road
    • Cycling Track
    • Mountain Bike
  • Equestrian
    • Dressage
    • Eventing
    • Jumping
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
    • Artistic Gymnastics
    • Rhythmic Gymnastics
    • Trampoline
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Rowing
  • Rugby
  • Sailing
  • Shooting
  • Table tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
    • Beach volleyball
    • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
    • Greco-Roman
    • Freestyle