Olympics introduce first-ever VR sports competitions

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Series event to include baseball, cycling, rowing, sailing and motor sports

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This week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), the first-ever Olympic licensed event for eSports.

The OVS will be a partnership of the IOC with five international sports federations and game publishers.

The series will take place on May 13 up until June 23 and is said that it will “rally gaming fans globally to reach new Olympic audiences”. Marketing and production of the series will be handled by production company DreamHack.

“The Olympic Virtual Series is a new, unique Olympic digital experience that aims to

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