Cheerleading granted provisional recognition as Olympic sport

“Cheerleading is a sport with growing popularity. It has a strong youth focus and we noted that,” said IOC sports director Kit McConnell.

The international cheer union (ICU) has more than 100 national federations and nearly 4.5 million registered athletes. …

BBC – Cheerleading and Muay Thai granted provisional recognition as Olympic sports

Most likely Cheer will be a demonstration sport at 2020 Tokyo.