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Cricket is not being added to the 2026 Olympics

Efforts to bring cricket back to the Olympics have been going on for a long time. However, for various reasons, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has so far failed to include cricket in the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’.

However, in the meantime, it was heard that the ICC is trying its best to include cricket in the 2026 Olympics to be held in Los Angeles. This time the news of disappointment was also received.

Cricket is not on the preliminary event list for the 2026 Los Angeles Olympics. However, cricket policymakers do not want to be disappointed right now.

An ICC official said it was normal for cricket not to be on the preliminary list. But we don’t want to be disappointed right now. Time is not over yet. We will continue our efforts.

The 2024 ICC T20 World Cup will be held in the United States. And in 2026 the Olympics are going to be held in the same country.

The main reason for hosting the T20 World Cup in the United States is to allow the United States to include cricket in the Olympics in 2026. The ICC hopes that at least the Olympics will include cricket as an additional sport.

The ICC is working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Experiments are underway on how cricket can be included in the Olympics. Meanwhile, IOC has included 26 games in the main game. However, a vote will be held in Beijing, China in February next year on which games will be the main ones.

Among the 28 sports that have been included in the main sport are non-traditional sports such as skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing. Therefore, the ICC believes that if cricket is included as a core sport, both cricket and the Olympics will benefit.

The ICC has long wanted to include cricket in the Olympics. However, due to various reasons, the ICC could not include cricket in the Olympics. However, the ICC is still not giving up hope. Cricket’s top body wants to include cricket in the 2026 Olympics to be held in Los Angeles.

The 2024 ICC World Twenty20 will be held in the United States. And the Olympics is going to be in America in 2026. The main reason for hosting the Twenty20 World Cup in the United States in 2024 is that in 2026 the United States should allow the ICC to include cricket in the Olympics. The ICC hopes that at least the Olympics will include cricket as an additional sport.

The ICC is working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Experiments are underway on how cricket can be included in the Olympics. Meanwhile, IOC has included 26 games in the main game. However, a vote will be held in Beijing, China in February next year on which games will be the main ones.

Among the 28 sports that have been included in the main sport are non-traditional sports such as skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing. Therefore, the ICC believes that if cricket is included as a core sport, both cricket and the Olympics will benefit.

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