Cricket is set to feature in the 2028 Olympics. On 13 October 2023, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board approved the proposal of Los Angeles Games organisers to include the cricket in the programme. Cricket, will be played in the T20 format. , four other sports — baseball-softball, flag football, lacrosse Sixes and squash also got the nod of the IOC Executive Board, which met in Mumbai with President Thomas Bach chairing it.
Additionally, four other sports, including baseball-softball, flag football, lacrosse Sixes, and squash, were also given the green light by the IOC Executive Board. This decision was made during a meeting in Mumbai, presided over by President Thomas Bach. The final vote on this proposal will take place during the upcoming IOC session, commencing in Mumbai on October 15, 2023.
Q.: In which format will cricket be played in the 2028 Olympics?
a) Test format
b) One Day International (ODI) format
c) T20 format
d) T10 format
Ans : c) T20 format