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It’s Official! Lacrosse Sixes Will be in the 2028 LA Olympics!

via the IOC website/press release


Baseball/softball, cricket (T20), flag football, lacrosse (sixes) and squash have been officially included as additional sports on the programme for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 (LA28). The decision has been taken by the 141st Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The five sports were proposed by the LA28 Organising Committee as a package for their edition of the Games only, and were reviewed and supported by the IOC’s Olympic Programme Commission (OPC) and Executive Board (EB).

For baseball and softball, cricket and lacrosse it will be a return to the Olympic Games, while flag football and squash will be making their Olympic debut in LA.

  • Baseball and softball have been part of the programme at several editions of the Olympic Games, most recently at Tokyo 2020.
  • Cricket was on the programme for the Olympic Games Paris 1900.
  • Lacrosse was included on the programme at St Louis 1904 and London 1908.
  • Flag football and squash will make their Olympic debut at LA28.

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