2016 Rio Olympics
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016.
Wrestling had been contested at the Summer Olympic Games since the sport was
introduced in ... On February 12, 2013, the IOC Executive Board voted to
recommend that wrestling be dropped as a core sp...
Aug 18, 2016 ... Wrestling is one of the oldest Olympic sports, dating all the way back to the
Ancient Olympic Games ... Wrestling got dropped from the Olympics. ... It was
right before our whole women's team got on the plane. ... DZIEDZIC: When the
IOC made the vote, actually my wife and I had landed in Bangkok, and we ...
Feb 12, 2013 ... The I.O.C. voted to drop wrestling for the 2020 Games. Credit Adam Pretty/Getty
Images. Wrestling, one of the earliest and most elemental Olympic sports, was ...
case of what's wrong with wrestling, it is what's right with the 25 core sports.” ... “I
think this is a really stupid decision,” the Olympic historian...
Sep 8, 2013 ... Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after ...
dropped from the list of core sports in February, received 49 votes to win ... to
remove wrestling, which is one of the truly traditional Olympic sports in ...
Feb 14, 2013 ... IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on ... It's not a case of
what's wrong with wrestling; it is what's right with the 25 core sports. ... other
sports in applying for 2020, but it is extremely unlikely that it would be ...
Feb 12, 2013 ... The board decided to remove wrestling from its list of 25 core sports.
Feb 12, 2013 ... Wrestling has been dropped as a sport from the 2020 Games by the ... in Britain
able to wrestle at Olympic level is very small, but it's a sport going in a ... of what's
wrong with wrestling, it's what is right with the 25 core sports.".
Feb 12, 2013 ... Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling have been dropped from the ... KYLE
DAKE: To let it go would just be an abomination, really, and ... The sports that
could replace wrestling at the modern Olympics, ... All rights reserved.
Feb 12, 2013 ... Surprise decision removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 ... of
what's wrong with wrestling, it is what's right with the 25 core sports." ... It is
extremely unlikely that wrestling would be voted back in so soon after ...