The Olympics Gains Some Games

No roller sports, but golf and rugby make the cut

Thursday, August 13, 2009

After months of deliberation, presentations, and viewing parties, the International Olympics Committee has made a decision. While it passed over baseball, softball, squash, karate, and "roller sports", the I.O.C. has opted to add golf and rugby to the roster of Olympic sports. Ruggers and golfers will be able to vie for Olympic gold beginning at the summer games in 2016. Martin Gough, BBC sports reporter, has more of the story.


Martin Gough

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