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Olympic Roller Skating Articles and News

Articles and news stories about the possibility of inline skating or quad roller skating being added to the Olympic Games.

2004 October 28
Will Catalonia Kill Olympic Roller Sports?
Guido Ferraiuolo of Argentina, made statements on many public message boards in October of 2004 stating that if the Catalonian Roller Sports Federation is recognized by the FIRS, the IOC will not allow any roller sport to admitted into the Olympic Games. Here is what I think about Guido's statement.

2004 October 3
New Olympic Sports in 2012 - A Prediction
According this article by Denis Campbell in the UK Guardian, golf and rugby are highly likely to make it into the Olympics, karate will probably replace tae kwon do, squash is not likely to replace the current racquet sports (tennis, badminton and table tennis) and roller sports is seen as an outside bet (from AskAboutSkating.com)

2001 September
Did Roller Skating Miss the Olympic Bus?
This article about the possibility of inline skating and other roller sports making it into the Olympics was published in September of 2001 after I returned home from visiting the Olympic Committee Headquarters and IOC Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.



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