Japan's Taiki Karube competes in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach in Chiba. Photo: AFP

2020 Olympics one-year countdown: a guide to the new Tokyo Games events – sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing debut to appeal to youth

  • Karate is among the new events, with eight gold medals on offer in Japan
  • Baseball and softball return for the first time since Beijing 2008
Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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Japan's Taiki Karube competes in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games test event at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach in Chiba. Photo: AFP
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