Olympics

List of New Sports in the Olympics 2021: Skateboarding, Surfing, 3x3 Basketball Among Events Making Debut

Isaiah De Los Santos
New sports in the Olympics 2021: Skateboarding, surfing and 3x3 basketball are among the first-time events.
New sports in the Olympics 2021: Skateboarding, surfing and 3x3 basketball are among the first-time events. / YUKI IWAMURA/Getty Images
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The 2021 Tokyo Olympics will begin later this week and there's plenty of classic events that fans are excited to watch once again. However, there's a slew of new, exciting sports that will debut in 2021 as well.

New Sports in the Olympics

Here's everything you need to know about the sports joining the Olympics for the first time this year.

New Sports Olympics 2021

- Baseball* (*first time in Olympics since 2008)
- Softball* (*first time in Olympics since 2008)
- Skateboarding
- Karate
- Sports Climbing
- Surfing
- 3x3 Basketball

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