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Paris Olympics 2024: Organisers hoping to hold surfing events in Pacific island of Tahiti
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Paris Olympics 2024: Organisers hoping to hold surfing events in Pacific island of Tahiti

Paris organizers said on their Twitter account on Thursday that they have chosen the village of Teahupo'o, on the southwest coast of the French Polynesian island

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says India will push hard for Kabaddi's inclusion in 2024 Paris Olympics
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says India will push hard for Kabaddi's inclusion in 2024 Paris Olympics

India has always been a dominant force in Kabaddi, which is part of the Asian Games and have won all of the world championships in the sport

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC director Christophe Dubi says inclusion of skateboarding, surfing part of bid to attract youth
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC director Christophe Dubi says inclusion of skateboarding, surfing part of bid to attract youth

Games organisers have announced plans to develop a Waterfront City in Tokyo Bay, involving demonstration events, fan participation in sports and concerts

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Surfing season opens with qualifying spots for Tokyo Games, equal pay on offer
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Surfing season opens with qualifying spots for Tokyo Games, equal pay on offer

The Olympic fields for surfing at Tokyo Olympics will feature 20 men and 20 women. It is possible that if surfing is extended to the Paris Games in 2024 or Los Angeles in 2028, categories of longboarding, body-boarding or stand-up paddleboards (SUP) could be added.

2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program
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2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 program

The International Olympic Committee's executive board on Wednesday recommended adding breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing to the Paris program when the full membership meets in June.

Breakdancing to be considered for 2024 Paris Olympics in bid to make Games 'more urban and artistic'
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Breakdancing to be considered for 2024 Paris Olympics in bid to make Games 'more urban and artistic'

Breakdancing appeared at the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, in the form of battles and will be added to the programme along with Skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing pending IOC approval

Podcast roundup: The best this week, from Radio Hour to Stuff You Should Know and Marc Maron
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Podcast roundup: The best this week, from Radio Hour to Stuff You Should Know and Marc Maron

When there is a podcast on nearly every subject under the sun, finding one to suit your interests may seem daunting. To help you tune into one that's really worth your while, here is our weekly list of curated podcasts.

Watch: A Syrian refugee in Lebanon finds a surfing dream at sea
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Watch: A Syrian refugee in Lebanon finds a surfing dream at sea

Ali Kassem had never seen the sea before he fled his home in Syria for Lebanon, but now he's a regular in the waves and, dreams of his own surf school.

IOC starts discussions on awarding hosting rights for 2024 and 2028 Olympics at once
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IOC starts discussions on awarding hosting rights for 2024 and 2028 Olympics at once

The plan fits the IOC's effort to make Olympic bidding less costly, with cities often spending tens of millions of dollars only to come up empty handed.

Munich travel diary: Surfing in the middle of a garden on the Eisbach Welle
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Munich travel diary: Surfing in the middle of a garden on the Eisbach Welle

When I landed in Munich, among the Frauenkirche, the many beer gardens, die Altstadt and other tourist magnets, seeing the Eisbach Welle (ice-brook wave), where river surfing takes place, was high on my list

Olympics: Baseball, karate, surfing among sports added to Tokyo 2020
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Olympics: Baseball, karate, surfing among sports added to Tokyo 2020

Baseball and softball are returning to the Olympics in 2020, while skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing are joining the games for the first time.

Warm Christmas weather brings surfers to New York waters
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Warm Christmas weather brings surfers to New York waters

Unseasonably warm weather drew two dozen surfers to New York City's popular Rockaway Beach early Christmas morning.

New Google doodle honours 'big kahuna' Duke Kahanamoku, the father of surfing
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New Google doodle honours 'big kahuna' Duke Kahanamoku, the father of surfing

New Google Doodle Honors Duke Kahanamoku, the Father of Surfing.

Israelis love internet more than family and sex, says poll
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Israelis love internet more than family and sex, says poll

A Google poll revealed that many Israeli people are willing to sacrifice sex and stop talking to their mothers for the sake of internet surfing.

Paddle up now, it's yoga time!
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Paddle up now, it's yoga time!

Paddle boarding, an ancient form of surfing, is gaining popularity as a high-intensity, low-impact platform for group fitness classes from calisthenics to yoga.

IIT-Mumbai Students Told to Stop Surfing
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IIT-Mumbai Students Told to Stop Surfing

IIT Mumbai has restricted Internet access in its hostels, saying addiction to surfing, gaming and blogging was affecting students' performance.