On 14 August 2012 at 19:08 | updated 14 August 2012 at 20:36

The Summer Olympic Sports of the Future

These eight emerging events are knocking on the International Olympic Committee's door. "Maybe next time." Sometimes it's all Olympians can say in the closing stages of the Games—be they the McKayla Maroneys looking for redemption or the Missy Franklins hungry for more 24-carat hardware, athletes will undoubtedly travel home with their thoughts on the Games to come.

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