Six-time Summer X Games park champion Pedro Barros has vowed to boycott the skateboarding competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games if a dispute surrounding the designated national governing body in Brazil is not resolved.
Skateboarding has been added to the programme for the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palambang following a late agreement between organisers and members of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Coordination Commission.
Surfing and skateboarding are set to be left off the Jakarta and Palambang 2018 Asian Games programme despite their recently gained Olympic status - but cricket and bridge are set to feature.
Sochi 2014 snowboarding gold medallist Iouri Podladtchikov has announced his intention to participate in the first-ever Olympic skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020.
Controversial International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) President Gary Ream is to chair the new Tokyo 2020 Skateboarding Commission set-up following the sport’s acceptance onto the Olympic programme, it has been confirmed.
Skateboarding's bid to be added to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020 has hit a fresh crisis two days ahead of the final decision after it emerged the two rival organisations suppoed to organise the competition in the Japanese capital are involved in a legal dispute.
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk believes the sport will provide a major boost to the Olympic Games should it be added to the sport programme for Tokyo 2020.
Sam Beckett became the first British skateboarder to win an X Games gold medal after triumphing in the men’s skateboard vert event on the second day of competition in Austin.
Baseball and softball, karate, sport climbing, skateboarding and surfing have all been recommended for inclusion at Tokyo 2020 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board here today.
Exclusive: IOC to hold crisis meeting with rival organisers of Tokyo 2020 skateboarding as tensions continue
Further problems have emerged over the governance of a potential Olympic skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames has been told, with a crisis meeting due to be held in Lausanne on Monday (May 30).
Exclusive: ISF President Ream set to head FIRS Commission running skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020
A four-person International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) Commission chaired by Gary Ream, the American President of a rival body, has been proposed to oversee a potential skateboarding competition at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, insidethegames understands.
Sports voted onto the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020 are set to be allowed to become associate members of Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) following a proposal here today.
Skateboarding warned they need to work together if they want to be included on Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020
A key stage in the Tokyo 2020 sport inclusion process took place today with a first meeting of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Programme Commission in Lausanne.
Skateboarding, sport climbing and roller sports are being considered for the programme at Buenos Aires 2018 and mountain bike cycling will be replaced with an urban form of the sport, the event's chief executive Leandro Larrosa has told insidethegames here.
Negotiations are taking place between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) to discuss the ISF taking charge of the sport at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames understands.