Saturday’s Google Doodle celebrates the commencement of 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games, officially known as the III Summer Youth Olympic Games, will see over 200 countries taking part. Kosovo and South Sudan are making their debut in it.
New sports to have been introduced include kiteboarding, BMX Freestyle Park and a new version of handball which is played on the beach. Similarly, football has been replaced by “futsal” which is an indoor game played on a smaller hard court. The Games will also feature mixed gender events as well as mixed National Olympic Committee events.
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