IOC announces Olympic Esports Series, featured games span 9 sports
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The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday announced details of the Olympic Esports Series 2023, a global virtual and simulated sports competition created by the IOC in collaboration with international federations and game publishers.
The featured games span nine sports -- archery, baseball, chess, cycling, dance, motor sport, sailing, taekwondo and tennis. The series began the same day and will culminate in live, in-person finals for the first time, to take place at Singapore’s Suntec Centre from June 22 to 25, the IOC said in a press release.
Both professional and amateur players from ...