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...
Apr 11, 2016 ... Those in the Olympic wrestling community say the temporary drop actually
wound up being good for the sport. As Thielke said, "It ended up ...
Great question since I was stunned by this decision myself. One theory is that per
the below is ... FILA really dropped the ball by assuming wrestling was safe from
harm. ... Additionally, the subtleties in the sport and of the wrestlers at the Olympic
level (the highest level of the sport possible, by the way) are difficult to spot and...
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 ...
Aug 4, 2016 ... We're on the ground in Rio covering the 2016 Summer Olympics. ... Surfing's
Tyler Wright was beyond stoked, but others were less ... in 2013, when the board
voted to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympics and ... I count six sports, unless
Climbing and Surfing is a new sport, but that seems very dangerous.
Feb 12, 2013 ... "In an effort to ensure the Olympic Games remain relevant to sports fans of all ...
It's not a case of what's wrong with wrestling, it is what's right with the 25 core
sports. .... But I don't really watch sports to just watch pretty women.
Feb 12, 2013 ... The board decided to remove wrestling from its list of 25 core sports. ... IOC drops
wrestling from 2020 Olympics ... It's not a case of what's wrong with wrestling, it is
what's right with the 25 core sports." Wrestling ... No, really.
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 ...
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 14, 2013 ... Why did the IOC choose to ditch a quintessentially Olympic sport, ... that none of
the six previously shortlisted sports really cut the mustard.