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Apr 03, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Surfing season opens with qualifying spots for Tokyo Games, equal pay on offerThe 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.
Mar 28, 2019
2024 Summer Olympic Games: IOC board recommends adding breakdancing, four other sports to Paris 2024 programThe 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.
Feb 21, 2019
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
Dec 23, 2018
Podcast roundup: The best this week, from Radio Hour to Stuff You Should Know and Marc MaronWhen 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.
Jun 13, 2017
Watch: A Syrian refugee in Lebanon finds a surfing dream at seaAli 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.
Jun 09, 2017
IOC starts discussions on awarding hosting rights for 2024 and 2028 Olympics at onceThe 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.
Jan 14, 2017
Munich travel diary: Surfing in the middle of a garden on the Eisbach WelleWhen 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
Aug 04, 2016
Olympics: Baseball, karate, surfing among sports added to Tokyo 2020Baseball and softball are returning to the Olympics in 2020, while skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing are joining the games for the first time.
Dec 26, 2015
Warm Christmas weather brings surfers to New York watersUnseasonably warm weather drew two dozen surfers to New York City's popular Rockaway Beach early Christmas morning.
Aug 24, 2015
New Google doodle honours 'big kahuna' Duke Kahanamoku, the father of surfingNew Google Doodle Honors Duke Kahanamoku, the Father of Surfing.