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Senegal to host 2022 Youth Olympics 

Detail of the Olympic Torch during the opening ceremony of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games
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Senegal’s capital Dakar has been selected by the IOC as the host for the 2022 Youth Summer Olympic Games. The event, which is scheduled to take place in four years’ time, will be the first IOC event to be held in Africa.

The nation’s President Macky Sall could not hide his joy on social media, declaring it a “historic decision”.

The current Youth Olympics are being held in the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires, where fans have been treated to many entertaining men’s and women’s futsal matches. Fan can watch futsal action live from the Main Futsal Hall (Tecnopolis) at Buenos Aires 2018 here.

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