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Olympics 2004 - Athens, Greece
No. of countries: 200 (est beforehand)
No. of athletes: 11000 (est) (m + w)
No. of events: 296 (28 sports)

The new addition to the Olympic family of sports is Water Skiing, which makes its debut. Karate, squash, technical swimming (whatever that is), billiards and also bowling have requested to be included in the Olympics too. The marthon is expected to be run as it was originally, between Maraton and Athens.