International Olympic Committee (IOC) on August 3, approved five new sports that would be part of the Olympic Games in Tokyo (2020).
This session was the most comprehensive evolution of the Olympic programme in modern history where the committee decided to add five new sports in Tokyo Olympics 2020 programme.
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The plans call for staging the skateboarding and climbing events at temporary venues that would be installed in urban settings.
With this, the Organising Committees have the flexibility to propose new sports for their edition of the Games so as to put more focus on innovation, flexibility and youth in the Development Olympic Programme.