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IOC mulls requests for new events at 2016 Olympics

Updated: April 8, 2013, 4:40 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- With three years until the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are trying to join the Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee is assessing possible extra events, teams and athletes for Brazil after the successful London Games, with one of the deepest wish lists coming from swimming's governing body.

IOC sports director Christophe Dubi told The Associated Press on Monday that the Olympic sports federations have been "extremely creative" with ...

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