Breakdancing, yes, breakdancing has been proposed for inclusion at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Organisers made the announcement which came as a shock to everyone that wasn’t currently living in 1998 – when breakdancing was last culturally relevant. 

Tony Estanguet, head of the Paris 2024 organising committee, said it would make the Olympics “more urban” and “more artistic”.

It was one of four sports proposed to the IOC, the others being surfing, climbing and skateboarding (all of which will debut at next year’s Tokyo Olympics). 

They’ll make a decision by the end of next year. 

It’s left some other rejected sports absolutely fuming with squash reportedly considering legal action. 

Interestingly though, it’s not the first time breakdancing has been in an Olympics – making an appearance in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics last year. 

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