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-- Olympic Torch is moving though and it wound its way -- -- of London's most famous landmarks today one day before -- get to the light the cauldron.
In the ceremony to open the summer games celebrities and athletes carrying the flame over the millennium bridge right through Trafalgar Square.
And right past the royal family -- remember us.
Of course the Olympic Games will feature many of the traditional favorites like basketball gymnastics and swimming.
But this year there will be no baseball and those softball organizers said that they decided not to include those ports.
Due to a lack of interest in countries failing to send their top athletes.
But our national pastime has plenty of company.
As an Olympic reject.
Over the last hundred or so years we've seen a lot of different sports that.
No longer with us some very interesting ones sports that many now considered recreational hobbies like tandem biking.
You think so -- the -- -- -- people come and weaving through traffic and about 700 Daytona zoo.
But that was really competitive at the time and -- -- spending tens and it's Olympics were not another century ago that was fairly recent.
Just a battle all of us played Tug of war -- kids but there was a time when nations sent their strongest athletes to compete on the road.
I love the Tug of war I think it's a great way to settle -- argument I think we can bring that into a lot of different worlds.
The for the Olympics 19119 Tony the Tug of war was a big event.
Another day of the Olympic.
Then there's no let up in the team competition but sports historians say the creators of the modern games found inspiration in other competitions that included events like -- -- 16100 there are some really really competitive shin kickers.
-- -- -- -- never became Olympic sports but somehow in 1906.
There are no people actually shot they would shoot at dummies but it was a tool -- the Hamilton barrel -- mean you go back and he competed different countries had their own person who's doing the doing -- And now baseball and softball a joint -- pistols -- former Olympic events.
It continues to debate it's as old as the games themselves about which sports should be included.
It's a very subjective thing.
What makes the sport what makes a hobby.
Makes for great arguments in the bar room what it takes is those governing bodies and those formalized processes that to come in and present this to present the case -- -- look.
Across the globe all these different continents are playing this sport competitive.
Well supporters of baseball and softball were not able to do that when the International Olympic Committee voted a couple of years back instead.
The organizers added golf.
To the 2016 games.
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