- Olympics in 4 days
The Tokyo Olympics are set to become the largest sporting event in the history of the World Games. With the entry of four sports this time around, the number of medal-winning events in Tokyo has increased to 339. Details of the new games ..
Andhra Jyoti Sports Department
Surfing is an adventure sport that stretches between the rising waves. Competitions in the men’s and women’s divisions are held in the Preliminary Heats, Head to Head Knockout Rounds. The winner is selected taking into account the skills of the surfers. The sport was also included in the 2024 Paris Olympics.
It’s a sport like rock climbing. The competition is a combination of three categories namely Speed, Bouldering and Lead. Winners in both the men’s and women’s divisions will be announced. This will continue at the Paris Games.
The traditional martial art of karate was born in 1868 in Japan. Competitions are held in Kata and Kumite categories. There will be competitions in three weight categories for men and women. However karate will not continue at the 2024 Olympics. Baseball / softball, which was a medal sport at the Olympics in the past, is making a comeback at the Tokyo Games. However, these will be limited to these single sports.
Born in America, the acrobatics in this sport are tear-jerking. That is why it is called ‘Action Sport’. The sport will continue at the Paris Olympics. Medals will be awarded in two categories, Park and Street. In the park section, skaters are required to display their skills in a dome-like stadium. In the street category, skateboarding is required from the stairs and railing. In both cases points are awarded based on the skills of the skaters.