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How New Olympic Sports Are Chosen

How New Olympic Sports Are Chosen

7/30/2021 6:45:00 PM

How New Olympic Sports Are Chosen

The Tokyo Olympics feature four new sports, including skateboarding, surfing, and karate, all chosen after a long and contentious process. The Onion provides a step-by-step guide to how new Olympic sports are chosen.

The Onionprovides a step-by-step guide to how new Olympic sports are chosen.AdvertisementOlympic Committee decides to do another Olympics.STEP 2:IOC determines if anyone can figure out what to do with weird ball they have.STEP 3:Stuff involving elephants immediately eliminated.

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STEP 4:Viewers polled to determine which proposed sports they’d consider putting on in background until show they want to watch comes on.G/O Media may get a commissionSTEP 5:Ancient texts under Parthenon checked to see if “skateboard” or “break dancing” are mentioned.

STEP 6:Olympic Committee opens formal bribe period two to three years before Games.AdvertisementIOC members play the activity to see if it’s fun.STEP 8:Athletes in sport evaluated for emotional appeal in mock medal ceremony.STEP 9:Sport on cusp of approval retried in swimming pool to see if that gets it over the top. headtopics.com

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Yeah... squash. Makes so much more sense than tennis or golf as an Olympic sport. I can’t believe this article doesn’t have a single joke about eSports. You’re slipping, Olympics will be turned into a circus show. Everyone makes fun of squash

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