ESports could soon be a medal event in the Olympics

Emmanuel Macron greets French populace at Olympic Day event

Emmanuel Macron greets French populace at Olympic Day event

"We have to look at it because we can't say, 'It's not us.' It's not about Olympics", Estanguet said.

A decision is far from being reached as the official agenda for the 2024 Olympics will not enter planning stages until 2019. Estanguet believes that gaming needs to become part of the Olympics if it hopes to stay relevant going forward. "Let's try if we can find some bridges", he said.

"I don't want to say 'no' from the beginning", he added. I think it's interesting to interact with the IOC, with them, the esports family, to better understand what the process is and why it is such a success'.

Paris has not yet officially been announced as the host of the 2024 Olympics however it is widely expected that this is a mere formality and that it will be announced in September of this year. Olympic video gaming may be headed to the 2024 Summer Games.

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The Olympic Charter indicates that in order to be accepted, a sport must be widely practiced by men in at least 75 countries and on four continents and by women in no fewer than 40 countries and on three continents.

The next set of games will be the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. At least the Olympic Council of Asia will be glad to push the Paris Olympic bid committee to see the light.

He did not offer further details about which games might compose medal events, but there is already a precedent for adding eSports to major sporting competitions.

"Non-contact sports would provide everything rugby provides to your child but even more, these non-contact sports would preserve your child's intelligence and your child's mind and enable your child to attain every goal he or she was born to attain". However, Mr Bach sounded quite hesitant when asked to comment on the matter.

The Paris Olympic committee isn't the first athletics-facing organization to make a case for bringing eSports into the fold. "This is my mandate now.".