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Olympics kick-off

With the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo exactly one year away, the countdown is officially on until the opening ceremonies begin.
For each Olympics, sports can be added or taken away. Next year, five sports will be either making their debut or returning to the Summer Games. Baseball/SoftballDespite the immense popularity of baseball in the Americas as well as Japan and South Korea, the game will make its first appearance since the 2008 Games in Beijing. It will be a six-team tournament that will take place from July 29 to August 8. KarateIt will shock some people to learn that karate is making its Olympic debut in 2020, especially since judo, boxing, and tae kwon do have been in the Olympics for decades.  Surfing This sport will be one of the riskiest competitions in the Games next year, in more ways than 1. The first being the dangers of marine life interfering. Olympic officials announced that the event would be hosted in the ocean at a beach 40 miles outside of Tokyo, instead of at a …
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