Tokyo 2020

parkour
parkour

How Gymnastics Is Trying To Take Over Parkour And Make It An Olympic Sport

This fight isn't merely about parkour. It's about who controls the new youth-centric sports that are the Olympics' future.
Aaron Gordon
7.12.17
cheerleading
cheerleading

Why Cheerleading Deserves to be Recognised as an Olympic Sport

Last year, cheerleading received provisional recognition as an Olympic sport. As a fierce physical and mental challenge, this was no less than it deserved – and full recognition should follow.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
1.12.17
FIGHTLAND
FIGHTLAND

Olympic Taekwondo Champion Jade Jones Would Consider Switch To MMA

Jones, who recently won Wales’ Sports Personality Of The Year award, has been thinking about her future after Tokyo 2020, and MMA is on her radar.
UK Sports Staff
12.9.16
chwarae teg jade
chwarae teg jade

From North Wales To Rio: Talking Taekwondo With Olympian Jade Jones

Having become the UK’s first taekwondo gold medallist at London 2012 before winning once again at Rio, we chat to Jade Jones about her groundbreaking role in British martial arts.
Will Magee
12.2.16
Skateboarding
Skateboarding

How Olympic Skateboarding Almost Didn't Happen

Working with skateboarders at the Olympics was never a life goal for Gary Ream, but now the president of the International Skateboarding Federation is tasked with helping steward the sport's Olympic debut.
Brett Smith
9.15.16
justice for jousting
justice for jousting

English Heritage Lobby To Have Jousting Included In The Olympics, Claim To Be “Deadly Serious”

Don’t mess with English Heritage, lads, because they are deadly serious about medieval sports.
Will Magee
7.21.16
tokyo olympics
tokyo olympics

French Prosecutors Investigating Bribery Claims for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

It might be easier to start keeping track of what global sports operations *aren't* corrupt.
Sean Newell
5.13.16