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Can the Olympics give sports like skateboarding, surfing a star turn?
Jul 23, 2021

Can the Olympics give sports like skateboarding, surfing a star turn?

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We also discuss a bill in the Senate that targets vaccine misinformation on social media. Then, we look into Britain's "pingdemic."

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New Olympic sports could get a big boost from their debut at this summer's games

Jul 23, 2021
Karate, skateboarding, sport climbing, and surfing are joining the Olympic elite.
Puerto Rico's Manny Santiago practices at Ariake Urban Sports Park ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, on July 22, 2021.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer