Cricket, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Squash, Baseball and Softball Added to 2028 Los Angeles Olympics by IOC

Cricket, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Squash, Baseball and Softball Added to 2028 Los Angeles Olympics by IOC

On the 16th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved the addition of five sports to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics: cricket, flag football, lacrosse, squash, baseball and softball, at a general meeting held in Mumbai, India. did. Photographed on the 13th at the general meeting venue. (2023 Reuters/Niharika Kulkarni/file photo)

[ムンバイ 16日 ロイター] – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced at its general meeting held in Mumbai, India on the 16th that five sports will be added to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics: cricket, flag football, lacrosse, squash, and baseball/softball. Acknowledged.

Cricket is hugely popular in India and other countries, and the number of spectators is rapidly increasing worldwide.It is the first time since 1900 that the tournament has been revived.

Flag football is a game that eliminates contact play from American football, and this is the first time it has been used.

Baseball returned for the first time in three games at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (held in 2021), but it will not be used at next year’s Paris Olympics. Softball has been included in the past five tournaments, but was also not included in the Paris Games.

Lacrosse was featured in the 1904 and 1908 tournaments.

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2023-10-16 09:17:40
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