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It's Official: These Sports Will Be Back for the 2020 Olympic Games

It's Official: These Sports Will Be Back for the 2020 Olympic Games

After not being approved to participate in the Olympic Games after 2008, softball and baseball players around the world are ecstatic to hear Wednesday's news.

Their sports have, in fact, been voted back into the competition and will be set to play in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

With this vote came the unanimous decision by the International Olympic Committee to reinstate 4 other sports. Among them? Karate, surfing, sport climbing, and skateboarding.

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