There's a chance eSports could make it to the Olympics in 2024

There's a chance eSports could make it to the Olympics in 2024

Los Angeles city council rubber-stamped the host city contract today, paving the way for bringing the 2028 Summer Olympics to southern California and ceding the 2024 Games to Paris. Regardless, the Paris 2024 Olympics is still years from now so there's plenty of time for the International Olympic Committee to determine if eSports truly has a place in the world's most prestigious sporting event. A few weeks later, the International Olympic Committee made a deal with Los Angeles to host the 2028 games, leaving Paris as the only option to be confirmed as 2024 hosts next month.

Mr Estanguet told the Associate Press: "The youth, are interested in esport".

It was Los Angeles that initially floated the idea for including eSports in the Olympics The current issue with the event is that it has witnessed a decline in viewers between the ages 18 and 49. Let's look at it. Let's meet them. Estanguet, however, has said that he hopes to get all sides to interact with each other and "try if we can find some bridges" between the two sides.

Fans of video games can rejoice: the question will be finally considered by the global olympic Committee.

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The fan base behind esports has continued to surge in recent years, already being confirmed for the 2022 Asian Games - a multi-sport competition considered second only to the Olympics in terms of size.

ESports continues to grow, however, and inclusion in the 2024 Olympics would deliver a great deal of authentication to it being an actual sport.

Final decisions on additions to the Paris games won't be made until 2020 leaving plenty of time for argument. "The IOC will have the last say, if they want esports on the program". I think it is interesting to have a dialogue with the worldwide olympic Committee, with the community, eSports, and to better understand the process and the reasons for its success , "said Tony Estanguet".

Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey. The biggest games at popular esports events, however, include League of Legends, Call of Duty, Dota 2 and Federation Internationale de Football Association are among the most popular games in competition.

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