Ex-Olympian vs gamer: Is e-sports a real sport? Should it be in the Olympics?

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Ex-Olympian vs gamer: Is e-sports a real sport? Should it be in the Olympics?

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Swimmer Mike Eu is a former Singapore Olympian and a current competitive surfer who thinks that gaming does not belong in the SEA Games. Gamer Thomas ‘Blysk’ Kopankiewicz is convinced that esports has a place in legit sporting events. We pit a baby boomer athlete and a millennial gamer in an honest conversation, and they find that they might have more in common than they think.

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