IOC makes biggest esports statement yet with launch of Olympic Virtual Series

April 22, 2021

Five sports – baseball, cycling, rowing, sailing and motorsport – have signed-up for the mass participation initiative which will begin on May 13 ahead of the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

According to the IOC, the OVS will “mobilise virtual sport, esports and gaming enthusiasts all around the world in order to reach new Olympic audiences.” Inside the Games