What are the 5 new sports for 2021 Olympics?

On June 1, 2016, the International Olympic Committee made the decision to add new sports to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. It approved the addition of five sports — baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing — that would add 18 new events and 474 athletes to the Summer Games.

What are the new sports in the 2021 Olympics?

There Are 6 New Olympic Sports—Here’s What You Need to Know

  • Skateboarding. The International Olympic Committee introduced skateboarding to attract young audiences. …
  • Surfing. …
  • Karate. …
  • Sport Climbing.

Will there be an Olympics in 2021?

When are the Tokyo Olympics? The Tokyo Summer Olympic Games will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021. They were originally set to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020 but were postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is the strangest sport?

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)

What is the most unique sport?

Here is a list of 25 of the most unique, unusual, and uncommon sports.

  • 1) Zorbing. …
  • 2) Cheese Rolling. …
  • 3) Cycleball. …
  • 4) Sepak Takraw. …
  • 5) Ostrich Racing. …
  • 6) Quidditch. …
  • 7) Wife Carrying. …
  • 8) Toe Wrestling.
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