What new sport is coming to the 2021 Olympics?

In 2021, one year late, Tokyo will host the event and will feature new Olympic sports, including surfing, sport climbing, skateboarding, baseball and karate.

What sports are new to the 2021 Olympics?

This year’s Games saw the inclusion of skateboarding, surfboarding, sport climbing and karate, all of which are being featured for the first time ever. Baseball and softball round out the new additions, returning to the global stage for the first time since 2008.

What are the 5 new sports for 2020 Olympics?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today agreed to add baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing to the sports programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

What sport was removed from the Olympics?

The only sports that have been dropped from the Olympics since 1936 are baseball and softball, which were both voted out by the IOC Session in Singapore on July 11, 2005, a decision that was reaffirmed on February 9, 2006, and reversed on August 3, 2016.

What is the weirdest sport ever?

10 Weirdest Sports in the World

  • Wife-Carrying (Finland) If you thought the Finns were progressive and all about gender equality, think again. …
  • Sepak Takraw (Malayasia) …
  • Hornussen (Switzerland) …
  • Buzkashi (Afghanistan) …
  • Bossaball (Spain) …
  • Ferret-legging (England) …
  • Kabaddi (Bangladesh) …
  • Capoeira (Brazil)
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