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...
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 ...
Sep 8, 2013 ... Wrestling won a reprieve by the International Olympic Committee and ... with a
sport that has 3,000 years of Olympic history being dropped only ...
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.
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...
Feb 13, 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...
Feb 12, 2013 ... The board decided to remove wrestling from its list of 25 core sports.
Feb 15, 2013 ... Last month Sports Illustrated ran a story celebrating Olympic founder ... The
International Olympic Committee's latest folly: threatening to drop wrestling. ....
The “perception of the Olympic Games and the Olympic brand is very positive,”
IOC ... though it may not be the right strategy to engineer a reversal here.
Feb 12, 2013 ... Wrestling, one of the most ancient sports, has been culled from the ... Losing out:
wrestling is set to be dropped from 2020 Olympic Games Photo: AP ... This is not
what's wrong with wrestling, it's what's right about the other 25 core sports. ... the
decision was a surprise and very disappointing but was ho...
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 ...