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Surfing added to Olympic sports

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 3/08/2016

Surfing has been added as an Olympic sport for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

The International Olympic Committee on Thursday confirmed that skateboarding, sports climbing and karate will also make their debut, while baseball and softball return to the Games program.

The five new sports are part of Tokyo's commitment to youth and to provide an innovative Olympics.

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