In the year 1896 when the first Olympic sports events have started, there were only nine games contested and right from that time, many Olympics events and sports have been added in to the list Olympics sports as well as some removed too. Since the year 1896, only 5 events Cycling, Athletics, Fencing, Swimming and Gymnastics were contested in summer Olympics and the list reached to 26 in the year 2012. do you want to know How many sports are in the Olympics 2016? and the answer is 28 Olympic Sports. i.e., totally 306 events in the time of 19 days of the contest. For all these games, a total of 161 medals are for men, 136 for women and 9 are mixed medals. Here is the complete list of Rio 2016 games list. So, have a look at the quick list and get ready for huge enthusiasm.