E-Sports becoming official Olympic sport
Reported by China Daily
In a ground breaking move for E-Sports the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).
Announced that E-Sports will feature in next year’s 18th Asian Games, Indonesia.
A safer alternative to America’s physical sports is growing rapidly with people.
Compete to become champion in their own game for their country.
Now you become an Olympic medalist for a wide variety of video games.
By the 19th Asian Games in 2022 E-Sports will become an official medal sport. .
Hopefully other countries will compete; maybe, try to become an Olympic Video Game Player for America?
Reflecting the rapid development and popularity of this new form of sports participation among the youth.
Shot in the arm for IeSF’s to get esports recognized by International Olympic Committee (IOC).
I That growth is manifesting in many ways.
Esports now technically an Olympic sport.
The NBA will be creating its own esports league, and there are gaming schools to groom the next generation of pros.
A growing market expected to garner 191 million global enthusiasts by the year’s end, according to research firm Newzoo.
With this announcement, April’ 2017 will be remembered as a milestone month in the history of E-Sports; all over.