Parkour group urges IOC to reject its sport for 2024 Paris Olympics

December 1, 2020

Organizers of the sport of parkour urged the International Olympic Committee to reject adding the obstacle-course-style street-running event to the 2024 Paris Olympics because of a dispute with the governing body of gymnastics. The Parkour Earth group has for years opposed what it calls a “hostile takeover” of the sport by the International Gymnastics Federation, known as FIG. ESPN