New Sports Approved For the 2028 Olympic Games

5 months ago
New Sports Approved For , the 2028 Olympic Games.
'The Independent' reports that the 2028
Los Angeles Olympic Games will include cricket,
baseball/softball, lacrosse and flag football.
On October 16, the International Olympic Committee
Session approved the proposal, with only two olympic
delegates voting against adding the new events.
While baseball has featured at the Olympics
several times in the part, the LA Games will be
the first time in 128 years that cricket will return. .
While baseball has featured at the Olympics
several times in the part, the LA Games will be
the first time in 128 years that cricket will return. .
IOC president, Thomas Bach,
called cricket's return to the LA2028
program a "win-win situation.".
The Olympic Games will give cricket
a global stage and the opportunity
to grow beyond the traditional
cricket countries and regions, Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee president, via 'The Independent'.
And for the Olympic Movement,
it’s the opportunity to engage
with fan and athlete communities
to which so far we have
very little or even no access, Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee president, via 'The Independent'.
It will also be the first time lacrosse
is featured as a medal sport since 1908.
The global spread of lacrosse in
recent years has come alongside a rise
in standards of play, and a speeding up of
the game. At the top international level,
sixes lacrosse showcases the best of that. , Phil Collier, Head coach of Great Britain’s
lacrosse team, via 'The Independent'.
The global spread of lacrosse in
recent years has come alongside a rise
in standards of play, and a speeding up of
the game. At the top international level,
sixes lacrosse showcases the best of that. , Phil Collier, Head coach of Great Britain’s
lacrosse team, via 'The Independent'.
Both flag football and squash
will make their first Olympic
appearances ever.
Both flag football and squash
will make their first Olympic
appearances ever.
To compete in the Olympic Games
is the ultimate dream of every athlete,
and millions of flag football players
around the world will go to sleep
dreaming of Los Angeles 2028 tonight, Diana Flores, Chair of the IFAF athletes
committee, via 'The Independent'

Recommended