Olympic sports: the strange, new and future

POSTED: 10:30 AM PDT July 25, 2012    UPDATED: 8:11 AM PST March 1, 2013 

When watching the 2012 London Olympics, you may notice the absence of baseball and softball in this year’s competition. Those events are hardly the first ones dropped from the Olympic program. Take a look at some of the more bizarre events that were once competed at the Olympics, as well as some new and future events.