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Q. What sports will feature in the Tokyo Olympics?


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Tokyo was selected to be the host city for the 2020 Olympic games. The games were last held in Tokyo 56 years ago, in 1964. This makes Tokyo the first city in Asia to host the Games twice, and all Japan, not only Tokyo, is excited to have the Olympics. It was officially announced that baseball/softball, karate, skateboarding, sports climbing, and surfing would be added to the program for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.