A disciplinary commission, headed by International Olympic Committee member Denis Oswald, has been given a mandate to re-examine samples collected from Russian athletes in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, while an inquiry commission, chaired by former Swiss president Samuel Schmid, is addressing the "institutional conspiracy across summer and winter sports athletes who participated with Russian officials within the Ministry of Sport and its infrastructure", according to the IOC.
It seems that esports is going from strength to strength of late, and could potentially be included as an official part of the Olympic Games in 2024.
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It's not as unusual as it might sound. And at the 2022 Games in Hangzhou, China, it will have full medal status.
Seeing something like esports added to the fold at the Olympics could be a monumentous occasion for some, and could even go so far as to legitimize the career even further for some players. In 2006, Ted Owen, founder of the Global Gaming League (one of the first competitive gaming organizations), began talks with the Chinese government to introduce video games as a demonstration sport in the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. And the rapid rise in esports popularity now has officials giving it serious consideration.
He also added, "We have to look at it because we can't say, "It's not us. It's not about Olympics, '" Estanguet told the AP". Let's look at it. Let's meet them [the e-sports representatives]. "I think the way that you look at eSports is that it's a very competitive skillset and you look at these professional gamers and the reflexes are lightning quick and they're having to make very quick decisions on the fly", he said. Either way, we'll just have to wait and see.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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