Dreaming of the Olympics at frisbee beach world championships

    Around 130 teams from 39 nations were in Royan, France, on Friday for the Ultimate Frisbee world championships, a sport which is still little-known in France. Invented in the US in the 60s, this sport could be added to the official list of events for the 2020 or 2024 Olympic Games.

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    Kayaking on the Seine: Summer Olympic vibes in Paris

    Paris has turned into a giant Olympic park for two days, as part of its bid to host the 2024 Games. From Friday (June 23) to Saturday night, the French capital is boasting what more it can offer than its US rival Los Angeles. From the street to the #Seine – #Paris2024 promises a celebration of sport

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    Ghana hosts International Surfing Day competition

    Ghana hosts a competition for International Surfing Day -- attracting 46 surfers from 18 different countries. Surfing is becoming increasingly popular in the West African country, and local organisers hope to send a team to the Olympics once the sport is included in 2020.

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    Olympics: IOC approves new events in gender parity push for 2020

    The International Olympic Committee approves a mixed 4x400m relay along with 14 other events for Tokyo 2020, hailing the move as "an important step for gender equality" at the Games. The number of athletes will also go down to ten thousand six hundred and sixteen.

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