Tokyo 2020 Reveals Eight Shortlisted Sports For Olympics Inclusion

June 22, 2015

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has confirmed it has shortlisted eight IOC-recognised International Federations (IFs) who have proposed events for inclusion at the Olympic Games.

The shortlisted IFs are; World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), drugs World Bowling (WB) World Karate Federation (WKF), International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS), International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), World Squash Federation (WSF), International Surfing Association (ISA) and the International Wushu Federation (IWUF).

The successful applicants will be invited for phase two of the process where the shortlisted IFs will submit further information by 22 July, with IF interviews scheduled to take place in Tokyo on 7-8 August 2015.

The final decision will be made by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee at the 129th IOC Session in Rio in August 2016.

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