Cricket and flag football were among five sports added to the program for the 2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics on Monday after being approved by the International Olympic Committee as it looks to tap into new global audiences.

Lacrosse, squash and baseball/softball were also approved at an IOC meeting in Mumbai, following requests by by 2028 organizers.

Under IOC rules, each host city can request the inclusion of several sports for their edition of the Games.