Hoping to garner more attention from a younger audience, the International Olympic Committee may allow skateboarding as a discipline in London’s 2012 Olympic Games. The Daily News writes: The IOC's...

Hoping to garner more attention from a younger audience, the International Olympic Committee may allow skateboarding as a discipline in London’s 2012 Olympic Games.

The Daily News writes:

The IOC’s drive to interest the youth of the world has seen them introduce snowboarding to the Winter Olympics and BMX cycling to next year’s summer Games in Beijing.

Because skateboarding was proposed to the IOC by the International Cycling Union, it could have an easier route into the games because it is being introduced to the committee as a discipline rather than a new sport. Let’s hope they make a decision that doesn’t seem to annoy people as much as the whole logo fiasco.

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