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Discontinued Olympic events

Forget about gymnastics and the decathlon, here are a few events Page 2 wants back in the Olympic Games.

Originally Published: August 9, 2004
By Jeff Merron | Page 2

Just because they're gone doesn't mean they can't be brought back (except for solo synchronized swimming -- that can never return). Here are the 10 events we'd most like to see again.

10. 17-man naval rowing boats -- (Athens, 1906) A 3,000-meter race, included as part of what was called 'The Second International Olympic Games in Athens' in 1906 -- 10 years after the first Modern Games. (In 1949, Avery Brundage decided that the 1906 competition shouldn't 'officially' count as an Olympic Games.) ...

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