The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – that’s not up for debate. But what was recently up for debate regarding the upcoming 2016 games were two sports that needed to be added to meet the standard 28-event requirement. Up for consideration by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) were rugby, baseball, squash and roller sports, among others. The eventual winners wound up being golf and rugby.
We get that the IOC has requirements to meet when it comes to sports, but here’s a question: Why not add lacrosse to the summer games docket? Here’s a list of reasons to make lacrosse be an Olympic sport, as well as some information on when that possibility may become reality: Read More