The International Olympic Committee has selected golf and rugby sevens (a faster version of the traditional 15-to-a-team version) to be included in the 2016 games, over baseball, softball, karate, roller sports, and squash.Tiger Woods will undoubtedly be a fan of the decision. As Woods recently said, "golf is a truly global sport and should have been in the Olympics a while ago." Interestingly enough, IOC president Jacques Rogge once played rugby for Belgium, although he did not participate in the vote. The IOC's recommendation will be voted on by the entire IOC assembly in October, which is considered a formality. In other news, women will be able to box for the gold in the 2012 games. Boxing was the only sport that didn't include female athletes.
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