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Games like ‘League of Legends’ and ‘Fortnite’ dominate the world of esports, but they won’t be showing up at the Olympics anytime soon

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has updated its stance on esports following the 8th Olympic Summit earlier this month. While the IOC previously declared that competitive video games “could be considered sports,” a statement from this year’s summit said the Olympics isn’t ready to support games that aren’t based on […]
Games like ‘League of Legends’ and ‘Fortnite’ dominate the world of esports, but they won’t be showing up at the Olympics anytime soon
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No one wants to host the Olympics anymore —  will they go away?

It’s no secret that it’s a pricey pain to host the Olympic Games, running billions of dollars above the estimated budget. As the International Olympic Committee receives fewer bids with each problematic games, the future of the tradition is looking unsure. We spoke with Smith College Professor of Economics Andrew […]
No one wants to host the Olympics anymore  —  will they go away?