Five sports set for Olympics inclusion

Kiwi surfer Ricardo Christie. Photo - WSL / Cestari
Kiwi surfer Ricardo Christie. Photo - WSL / Cestari

A long time coming for five sports, who's inclusion in the Tokyo Olympics is a mere formality.

Surfing, skateboarding, sports climbing, baseball-softball and karate have received the support of the IOC's executive board for inclusion in 2020.

Surfing has had five successive Olympic bids rejected before now. Official sign off is expected in August.

- Radio Sport

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