International Olympic Committee & International Cricket Council: The year 2028 Olympic Games are to be held in Los Angeles. It was believed that cricket could be included in Los Angeles, but there is bad news for cricket fans. Actually, cricket will not be seen in Los Angeles. In this regard, the International Olympic Committee has informed the International Cricket Council. The Olympics are to be held in the year 2032 after the Los Angeles Olympics. Brisbane city of Australia will host Olympics 2032, now cricket fans can expect cricket in Brisbane Olympics.
What is the history of cricket in Olympics?
Significantly, till now the game of cricket has been played only once in the Olympic history. Actually, the game of cricket was included in the Olympics in 1900, but since then cricket has failed to be a part of the Olympics. The year 1900 Olympics was held in Paris. In that Olympics only 2 teams participated in the cricket tournament as Great Britain and host France.
When cricket became a part of commonwealth games…
Last year a meeting took place in the month of February. In that meeting, 28 sports were selected, which will be part of the Olympics 2028. However, after this 8 sports were shortlisted. While it was believed that in the coming time other sports could be included, in which the name of cricket was also coming to the fore. Significantly, last year, cricket was included in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games after almost 24 years. Before that, cricket was played in Commonwealth Games 1998. Eight teams, including India, got a place in the cricket competition of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
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