Sochi 2014 snowboarding gold medallist Iouri Podladtchikov has announced his intention to participate in the first-ever Olympic skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020.
Controversial International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) President Gary Ream is to chair the new Tokyo 2020 Skateboarding Commission set-up following the sport’s acceptance onto the Olympic programme, it has been confirmed.
Skateboarding's bid to be added to the Olympic programme for Tokyo 2020 has hit a fresh crisis two days ahead of the final decision after it emerged the two rival organisations suppoed to organise the competition in the Japanese capital are involved in a legal dispute.
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk believes the sport will provide a major boost to the Olympic Games should it be added to the sport programme for Tokyo 2020.
Exclusive: IOC to hold crisis meeting with rival organisers of Tokyo 2020 skateboarding as tensions continue
Further problems have emerged over the governance of a potential Olympic skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames has been told, with a crisis meeting due to be held in Lausanne on Monday (May 30).
Exclusive: ISF President Ream set to head FIRS Commission running skateboarding competition at Tokyo 2020
A four-person International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) Commission chaired by Gary Ream, the American President of a rival body, has been proposed to oversee a potential skateboarding competition at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, insidethegames understands.
Skateboarding warned they need to work together if they want to be included on Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020
A key stage in the Tokyo 2020 sport inclusion process took place today with a first meeting of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Programme Commission in Lausanne.
Rival skateboarding bodies still seeking "clarity" as battle continues over who would govern sport at Tokyo 2020
An agreement is still yet to be reached between the three bodies vying to run a potential skateboarding competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as negotiations continue ahead of a crunch meeting of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Programme Commission on March 18.
Skateboarding, sport climbing and roller sports are being considered for the programme at Buenos Aires 2018 and mountain bike cycling will be replaced with an urban form of the sport, the event's chief executive Leandro Larrosa has told insidethegames here.
World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) President Tim McFerran today claimed they should be given much of the credit for the sport being recommended for inclusion on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020.
Negotiations are taking place between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Skateboarding Federation (ISF) to discuss the ISF taking charge of the sport at Tokyo 2020, insidethegames understands.
Da Nang in Vietnam will play host to the first-ever Southeast Asia Skateboarding Championships next year, the World Skateboarding Federation (WSF) has announced.
Exclusive: Only the FIRS is capable of organising Olympic skateboarding but would seek help from rival bodies, official claims
International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials must deliver a "clear message" confirming how the International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) would organise skateboarding at the Tokyo 2020 Games, it has been claimed.
A proper international body not driven by commercial opportunities must run skateboarding, Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) President Francesco Ricci Bitti warned here today.
IOC vice-president John Coates attacked by head of International Roller Sports Federation over skateboarding
International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) President Sabatino Aracu has accused International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates of being "not really in the loop" over the proposed introduction of skateboarding at Tokyo 2020.