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Five sports added to Dakar 2022 programme

Karate at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)

Five sports are set to be added to the programme for the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar, Senegal, after the International Olympic Committee Executive Board approved the inclusions of breakdancing, karate, surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding.

The IOC said that Dakar 2022 would feature “all the youth focused sports proposed by Paris 2024” in order to follow the “natural pathway of the Youth Olympian”.

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