More than 5,000 people have so far signed a petition calling for "No Skateboarding in the Olympics" as battle-lines continue to be drawn following Tokyo 2020's decision to recommend the sport last month.
Jimmy Wilkins successfully defended his vert world title on the second day of action at the Skateboarding World Championships held during the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa, leading home a United States clean sweep of the podium positions.
America’s Alexis Sablone secured the women’s street title at the Skateboarding World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa, while the event also saw the first ever African Continental Championships take place.
Los Angeles 2024 have emphasised the Californian origins of some of the new events proposed this week for Olympic inclusion and their history of "pioneering modern sports geared towards a youth audience".
The World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) have revealed their ranking system for street skateboarders as the governing body prepares for the 2015 World Championships at the Kimberley Diamond Cup in South Africa.
Los Angeles’ candidacy for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games features a proposed venue for skateboarding located in the Coastal Cluster, the Bid Committee revealed when publishing new details of their plans yesterday.
Nick Butler: Tokyo 2020 need to think outside the box when comes to choosing new sports for Olympic programme
Being in Baku, the time difference for today’s announcement of sports shortlisted for the second stage of consideration for inclusion at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was rather convenient.
A shortlist of sports in contention to be added to the Olympic programme will be revealed by Tokyo 2020 on Monday morning (June 22) at a special event in the Japanese capital, it has been announced.