Cricket in Olympics: Now cricket matches will be played in the Olympic Games also. This will change 128 years of Olympic history again. After a long gap, cricket has been included again in the Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took this big decision.
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Cricket will happen in 2028
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday approved cricket for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. IOC President Thomas Bach announced this. Thomas Bach chaired the executive board meeting in Mumbai on Thursday. During this he made this big announcement.
Cricket was in the 1900 Olympics
IOC sports director Kit McConnell said, ‘The Los Angeles committee proposed 5 sports that could be part of the Olympics. Cricket is also included in this. The matter will be raised in the EB (Executive Board) meeting. Los Angeles – Organizers of the 2028 Olympics on Monday recommended the inclusion of cricket in the Olympics after a wait of 128 years. Cricket matches were held at the 1900 Paris Olympic Games.
IOC session in India after 40 years
The International Cricket Council (ICC) issued an official statement on October 9 giving information about its proposal to include cricket in the Summer Olympics. During this, it was told that ICC worked closely with the Los Angeles-2028 committee during the two-year process. Let us tell you that India is hosting the IOC session after a gap of almost 40 years. The 86th session of the IOC was held in Delhi in 1983.