<p>All sports currently or formerly contested in the modern Olympic Games are included here, including those only contested as demonstration sports. Technically, this type pertains to specific disciplines of sports. For example, <a href="/view/en/speed_skating">speed skating</a>, <a href="/view/en/short_track_speed_skating">short track speed skating</a>, and <a href="/view/en/figure_skating">figure skating</a> are all considered disciplines of the sport of "skating" by the International Olympic Committee. Olympic recognized sports are also included, even if they have never been contested at an Olympic Games.</p>