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Possible Future Sports for the Olympics

There are always sports on the fringe of being selected onto the Olympic Games program. In recent years, Baseball and Softball have been dropped, and golf and rugby union will return in 2016, as well as kiteboarding replacing windsurfing in the sailing discipline. Sports come in and out of vogue around the world over time, and in order to continue to be relevant to the world of sport, the Olympic Games needs to adapt to these changes.

10 Sports That Must Be Added to Future Summer Games

Here is a list of ten sports that should be added to future Summer Olympic Games, according to a list published on the Bleacher Report website in Aug 2012. We have to agree with some of them, and not surprisingly some have already been added to the program (e.g. surfing and skating).

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