Roller Skating being Olympic Sport in 2016 Olympic games!
"Only sports widely practiced by men in at least seventy-five countries and on four continents, and by women in at least forty countries and on three continents, may be included in the programme of the Games of the Olympiad." For Winter sports, the criteria is 25 countries on 3 continents.
"To be included in the programme of the Olympic Games, events must have a recognized international standing both numerically and geographically, and have been included at least twice in world or continental championships."
"Only sports that apply the Olympic Movement Anti-Doping Code and in particular perform out-of-competition testing in accordance with the rules of the World Anti-Doping Agency will be included in the programme of the Olympic Games."
"Sports, disciplines or events in which performance depends essentially on mechanical propulsion are not acceptable."
1. International Roller Sports Federation (FIRS) and other organizations and individuals have worked very hard in the last few years to make sure roller
2. There are certainly international competitions for roller hockey, artistic skating and speedskating
3. roller skating events have drug testing
4. Members of the Olympic Committee enjoy roller skating sports