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Four youth-focused action sports will debut at the Tokyo Olympics: surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing and BMX freestyle, as well as karate, basketball 3×3, and a return of baseball/softball – reintroduced after a 12-year hiatus.

According to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the inclusion of the new events is “the most comprehensive evolution of the Olympic program in modern history”.

For many fans, however, the addition of action sports raises big questions: are they really Olympic sports, and do they deserve to take the place of more established events?   …  More

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