John “Army” Howard competed at Stockholm 1912 where he became Canada’s first Black Olympian.
Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 with four events. Men and women will each compete in park and street events.
Surfing will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. There are various disciplines of surfing, based on the size and type of board used. In its first Olympic appearance, surfing will feature shortboard competitions for men and women.
Sport climbing will make its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. Three disciplines – speed climbing, bouldering, and lead climbing – will be included in a combined event, contested in that order.
Buenos Aires, the capital and most populous city in Argentina, will host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018. Nearly 4000 young athletes aged 15-18 will represent 206 countries. For the first time ever in Olympic competition, there will be the same number of male and female athletes.