New olympic sport emoji
verdy_p at wanadoo.fr
Thu Aug 4 10:06:59 CDT 2016
For softball I would expect a better icon such as
if you use only a ball, that ball should be yellow, not white, but it will
be confusive with a tennis ball.
2016-08-04 9:08 GMT+02:00 Tieme van Veen <tiemevanveen at hotmail.com>:
> I think you're right, they're meaning the Rio-style emoji's that twitter
> appends after olympic hashes
> Still, it would be cool if those 5 new sports could be expressed in
> emoji's right? People will need them a lot in 2020!
> I'm working on a proposal for a 'Climbing' icon. That's one of the 5. I
> chose Climbing instead of SportClimbing to make the icon more generic and
> useful for all kinds of climbers instead of just 'SportClimbing'.
> Proposal will be ready by the end of the month, draft is here:
> Surfing is already in , so is a baseball ⚾️ and Martial arts[image: ]. That
> leaves Skateboarding.
> From: gwalla at gmail.com
> Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2016 23:30:43 -0700
> Subject: Re: New olympic sport emoji
> To: c933103 at gmail.com; unicode at unicode.org
> Judging by the attached gif, it looks like they actually mean hashflags,
> not Unicode emoji.
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 3:57 PM, gfb hjjhjh <c933103 at gmail.com> wrote:
> In https://twitter.com/Tokyo2020/status/760930003760492544 , Tokyo
> Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games think twitter
> shall add five new emoji for each of those new sports that just get
> approved into 2020 Olympic game by IOC in four year's timr
> for-olympic-games-tokyo-2020 , but had any proposal be submitted to
> Unicode about addition of symbol for those sports into Unicode yet?
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