Live Pigeon Shooting -- a feature of the 1900 Games in Paris -- we can probably do without. But spare a thought for the sports that have fallen by the Olympic wayside. Some of them should be welcomed back with open arms.
Tug of War is a staple of gym class, where heavy kids are heroes and skinny kids are picked last. But its origins lie far outside the schoolyard, dating back to ancient Egyptians and Chinese competing in what was considered a royal sport.