International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge shows the name of the city of Tokyo elected to host the 2020 Summer Olympics during a session of the IOC in Buenos Aires, on September 7, 2013
Surfing, skateboarding, climbing among potential Tokyo 2020 Olympic events
Skateboarding and surfing are among five new sports that could be making an appearance at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Sep 28, 13:40
Australian surfer Mick Fanning competes against Hawaiian Dusty Payne during round 3 of the League of Surfing Professionals' Men's 2015 WSL World Championship Tour at Barra da Tijuca beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 15, 2015
Video: Surfer Mick Fanning attacked by shark during competition live on TV
Surfer Mick Fanning survives a shark attack during a live TV broadcast of a world tour event final in South Africa.
Jul 20, 06:27
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Snooker misses out on Tokyo 2020 spot, karate and surfing make shortlist
Snooker fails in its bid to make the shortlist for potential sports at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Jun 22, 12:29
Australian Joel Parkinson runs with his broken surfboard during the Billabong Rio Pro surf tournament at Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro on May 12, 2014
Australia's Joel Parkinson misses out on surfing world title
Australian surfer Joel Parkinson is knocked out of the world title chase following defeat in Portugal.
Oct 20, 10:14
US pro surfer Kelly Slater competes during the ASP world tour Billabong Rio Pro 2013 at Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 18 , 2013
Eleven-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater "nervous" before every heat
American surfer Kelly Slater admits that he is "nervous" before every heat as he tries to become world champion for a 12th time.
Sep 29, 10:21
Australian Sally Fitzgibbons competes to win the Rio Women's Pro against Hawaian Carissa Moore at Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro on May 12, 2014
Australia's Sally Fitzgibbons moves to top of surfing world tour rankings
Australia's Sally Fitzgibbons moves to the top of the women's surfing world tour rankings after Carissa Moore falls behind in California.
Sep 16, 10:30
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Taj Burrows: 'Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina is invincible'
Taj Burrows describes Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina as "invincible" as he bids to become world champion.
Sep 9, 10:42
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Gabriel Medina: 'Surfing needs a Brazilian world champion'
Young surfer Gabriel Medina believes that it would be "great" for his country Brazil if he is crowned world champion.
Sep 9, 10:04
Brazilian pro surfer Gabriel Medina competes during the ASP world tour Billabong Rio Pro 2013 at Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 18 , 2013
Gabriel Medina beats Kelly Slater to claim Billabong Pro Tahiti title
Gabriel Medina beats Kelly Slater to win his third WCT title at the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
Sep 1, 09:43
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Video: Surfer rides world record wave
Watch footage of Garrett McNamara breaking the record for biggest wave ever surfed.
May 12, 15:08