Tennis at the Simmer Olympics

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Tennis at the Simmer Olympics
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Govrenin body ITF
Events 5 (men: 2; women: 2; mixed: 1)
Games
1896 1900 1904 1908 1912 1920
1924 1928 1932 1936 1948 1952
1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976
1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000
2004 2008 2012 2016
Note: demonstration sport years indicated in italics
Medalists

Tennis (lawn tennis) wis part o the Simmer Olympic Gemmes program frae the inaugural 1896 Simmer Olympics, but wis dropped efter the 1924 Simmer Olympics due tae disputes atween the Internaitional Lawn Tennis Federation an the Internaitional Olympic Committee ower allaein amateur players tae compete.[1][2] After two appearances as a demonstration sport in 1968 and 1984,[3] it returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Simmer Olympics an haes been played at every edeetion o the Gemmes syne then.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Soltis, Greg (Julie 27, 2012). "Olympic Events Through History". LiveScience. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. Williams, Wythe (Julie 27, 1928). "SOCCER AND TENNIS BARRED IN OLYMPICS". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. "Olympic Tennis Event - History: Overview". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  4. "2 More Olympic Games". The New York Times. October 2, 1981. Retrieved 2012-08-01.