IOC approves Cricket for 2028 Los Angeles Olympics

Mumbai, TNI Bureau:In a historic decision, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granted its approval for the addition of cricket as a sport in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, on Friday.

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The decision comes following the acceptance of a proposal by the LA organizers to introduce cricket as one of five new sports in the 2028 Olympics. IOC President Thomas Bach made the announcement after the conclusion of a two-day executive board meeting in Mumbai. In addition to cricket, the 2028 Olympics will feature four other new sports, which include baseball/softball, flag football (non-contact American football), squash, and lacrosse.

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