10 of the Strangest Olympic Sports in History

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1. 1900: Pigeon Shooting

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Three hundred birds were killed in this one-time event during the 1900 Olympics in Paris. The killing of live animals has not been featured as part of the games before or since!

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2. 1936: Kabaddi

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This national sport of Bangladesh and Nepal was introduced to the world during a demonstration match at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. A mix of rugby and wrestling, the tough sport of Kabaddi is still seeking international recognition.

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