Japan’s Misugu Okamoto is one of the stars who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP Japan’s Misugu Okamoto is one of the stars who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP
Japan’s Misugu Okamoto is one of the stars who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP

Tokyo Olympics: from surfing and skateboarding, here are the new sports to watch out for

  • The Olympics is hoping to shake off its outdated image and please younger viewers by ushering in new medal events
  • These include sport climbing and karate, while baseball/softball make a return for the first time since 2012

Japan’s Misugu Okamoto is one of the stars who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP Japan’s Misugu Okamoto is one of the stars who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP
Japan’s Misugu Okamoto is one of the stars who will be competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Photo: AFP
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