NFL Eyes Flag Football in 2028 Olympics
Sportico – the Business of Sports
NFL EYES FLAG FOOTBALL FOR 2028 LA SUMMER OLYMPICS
Reporter: Barry Bloom, Sportico
In its quest to gain further traction internationally, the NFL is eyeing flag football as a participation sport for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles—just as the city hosts Super Bowl LVI Sunday at SoFi Stadium.
“The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) is having those conversations right now,” Peter O’Reilly, an NFL executive vice president who oversees international, said in an exclusive interview on Friday.
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