Olympic Baseball Might Return For The First Time Since 2008
Nothing is official yet, but the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo might include a few more sports, such as baseball, karate, skateboarding and surfing.By Matt Moreno | September 28, 2015
The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo could be adding a few new — and some not so new — sports.
Baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing and surfing are all possible additions to the 2020 lineup, according to Olympic organizers. (Video via The New York Times)
A statement by the Tokyo 2020 committee reads, in part, "This package of events represents both traditional and emerging, youth-focused events, all of which are popular both in Japan and internationally."