TOKYO, Japan (The Adobo Chronicles, Tokyo Bureau) – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a stunning announcement.
Beginning in 2024, the Olympics will include a new sport: knitting!
Initially, Olympic knitting will include three divisions: Bonnet Division, Classic Sweater Division, and the Table Runner Division. Medals will be awarded to athletes who could finish knitting in record time, with bonus points to the best design.
The IOC asked openly-gay British Olympian and gold medalist Tom Daley to model for its upcoming sports promotion. In the promo video, Daley is seen knitting a bonnet while watching the diving event in Tokyo.
How appropriate that the Knitting sport will make its debut at the (gay) Paris Olympics!
QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Quezon City Bureau) – Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo has a piece of advice for. Carlos Yulo, Filipino gymnast who is competing in the Tokyo Olympics.
Yulo could possibly be the first Filipino to win gold in the Olympics. He is currently World Artistic Gymnastics champion.
In a text message to Yulo, Robredo said that if the Filipino olympian wins the gold in Tokyo, he should salute the Philippine flag when the national anthem is played during the medal awards ceremony.
Robredo is known for saluting the Philippine flag, despite being a civilian, instead of the usual protocol of putting the hand against the chest.