ESports can enter the Olympic program

E-sports are more than 385 million people in the world


The international Olympic Committee plans to make eSports an Olympic discipline

About it reports DW.

“For the recognition of eSports, there must be an organization that ensures compliance with the rules and regulations of the Olympic movement, such as the lack of doping and manipulation,” said the IOC, stressing that the eSports shows a high level of growth in the number of participants – particularly among young people.

“ESports is seen as a sporting activity, as players prepare and train with intensity comparable to traditional sports,” – said in a statement.

Analyst firm Newzoo estimated that e-sports are more than 385 million people.

We will remind, Putin accused the US of putting pressure on the IOC.