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In expected news, International Olympic Committee approved five new sports, including baseball, for the Tokyo Games in 2020, bringing back some sports and adding new ones to appeal to a younger audience. Read more here.
The International Olympic Committee’s executive board on Monday approved the venues for eight more sports on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program, but baseball and softball still await the call. Because of the popularity of the sports in Japan, they are seen as possible favorites to be reinstated in time for the 2020 Summer Games. Read more here
Leaders of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet this week to decide which sport they will drop from the Summer Olympic Games in 2020. IOC executives will then meet in Russia in May to decide which sport to add. Baseball and softball are vying to get back in the international sports competition, after the sports were voted out in 2005 for the 2012 London Games. Read more here.