In the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games, squash and flag football will be added.

  China News Service, Los Angeles, October 16 th, 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games will add five major events: baseball/softball, cricket, stick tennis, squash and flag football. Among them, squash and flag football are included in the Olympic Games for the first time.

  On the 16th, the 141st plenary session of the International Olympic Committee held in Mumbai, India, voted to adopt the proposal of adding the above five sports to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

  International Olympic Committee President Bach said that the choice of these five new sports is in line with American sports culture. While bringing international sports to the United States, it also shows the world the iconic sports of the United States. The participation of these sports will make the Los Angeles Olympic Games unique, and will make the Olympic movement related to the new athletes and fans in the United States and even the world.

  Kathy wasserman, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games, said that she believed that we would have the opportunity to create the most remarkable Olympic Games for the world in Los Angeles, which would bring great opportunities to enlarge the story of the Olympic Games and attract new audiences.

  Baseball/softball, cricket and stick tennis were all Olympic events, and squash and flag football were included in the Olympic events for the first time.

  Pierre Troche, president of the International American Football League, said that this is an important moment for our sports, and I believe that flag football will bring an exciting new level to the Olympic Games.

  Zina Wooldridge, president of the World Squash Federation, said that she was extremely happy that squash was selected for the 2028 Olympic Games. Squash is a dynamic, diverse and competitive sport, which is very suitable for the Olympic Games. We look forward to being a part of the unparalleled Olympic experience. (End)

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