Women’s basketball was included on the Olympic programme for the first time in 1976 in Montreal. Key stages Entry • 1924: At the 23 rd IOC Session, which took place in Paris in June and July, the IOC established a list of optional sports. Basketball was among these. • 1930: At the Olympic Congress in Berlin, it was decided to add basketball
Basketball was introduced in the Olympics in 1936. From USA’s domination to the dramatic Munich 1972 final, here’s all you need to know about basketball at the Olympics. Having introduced the sport to the world, it’s no surprise that the USA has produced some of the finest moments in Olympic basketball history, including the Dream Team.
Basketball made its Olympic debut at the Games of the XI Olympiad in Berlin in 1936, and has been on the programme at every edition since. It was included as a demonstration sport at the Games in 1904 in St Louis. Women’s basketball was included on the Olympic programme for the first time in 1976 in Montreal .
Basketball saw its official Olympic entry in 1936, which took place in Berlin. Given that there were no Olympic games for 12 years following that one, due to World War II, the next basketball entry was in 1948 in London. The game had a brief showing at the 1904 Olympics, but other than that, basketball took a back seat to other sports until 1936.
Basketball at the Summer Olympics has been a sport for men consistently since 1936. Prior to its inclusion as a medal sport, basketball was held as a demonstration event in 1904. Women's basketball made its debut in the Summer Olympics in 1976. FIBA organizes both the men's and women's FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournaments and the Summer Olympics basketball tournaments, which are sanctioned by the IOC. The United States is by far the most successful country in Olympic basketball, with United
At the Games in 1936 in Berlin, basketball joined the Olympic programme, where it has remained to this day. Women’s basketball debuted at the 1976 Games in Montreal. The USA dominates international basketball and won all the titles up to 1972, the year it was defeated by the Soviet Union at the Munich Games.
2020 NBA Playoffs, 2019 NBA Playoffs, 2018 NBA Playoffs, 2017 NBA Playoffs, Playoffs Series History... All-Star Games 2021 All-Star Game , 2020 All-Star Game , 2019 All-Star Game , 2018 All-Star Game ...
Olympic basketball. The sport of basketball was first seen in the 1904 Olympics but was not part of the official program of events until 1936. During the 1936 Olympics, the United States team won the first Olympic basketball gold medal defeating Canada by eight with a score of 19–8. Players participated in the event under bad weather conditions.
More History Of Basketball Olympics images