Bach Not Playing e-Games When It Comes to e-Sports in the Olympics

"For esports to become an Olympic sport it needs to have a recognized governing federation and a single set of rules, Bach says. Currently the lifespan of any video game is too short for it to become an Olympic sport, and the games would have to adhere to Olympic values.

'We want to promote non-discrimination, non-violence, and peace among people,” Bach said to the SCMP, an Alibaba-owned paper. “This doesn’t match with video games, which are about violence, explosions and killing. And there we have to draw a clear line.'" via Around the Rings.

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 Image: LA Mayor Garcetti with Bach via @LA2028

Image: LA Mayor Garcetti with Bach via @LA2028