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Obstacle Racing Confirmed at the Olympics

Obstacle Racing Announced for Olympic Inclusion It has been announced! Obstacle Course Racing is in the Olympics! It’s happening! After years of work from various sporting bodies, the International Olympic Committee Executive Board has accepted a proposal to include obstacle racing in the Olympics. Obstacle

Virtual OCR Championship 2021

2021 Virtual OCR World Championships Open Now

The 2021 Virtual OCR World Championships are open now. Hosted by World Obstacle, entry is free and anyone can compete in the global virtual challenge. The top 4 men and women will qualify to compete in the finals round for gold, silver, and bronze medals,

Gymnastics Seizes Control of Urban Sport Parkour

Parkour is the official new discipline of gymnastics. At least according to gymnastics. Gymnastic’s national member organisations recently voted at a congress in Baku to ratify moves by their international federation, the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), to incorporate parkour into the sport. Gymnastics started

Australian Spartan hosts

Australian Spartan Loses Timeslot in Australia

‘Australian Spartan’ has been pulled from its primetime tv slot in Australia after just two episodes. The move follows disappointing ratings for the big budget series, scoring just 524,000 viewers for its second episode. Its premiere gained just 816,000 viewers. In New Zealand, the show