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Wrestling gets reinstated for 2020 Olympics - ESPN.com


Sep 8, 2013 ... Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after losing its spot. ... All rights reserved. .... Wrestling, which was surprisingly dropped from the list of core sports in February, received 49 votes to win in the ... been to remove wrestling, which is one of the truly traditional Olympic sports in ...

Wrestling dropped from 2020 Olympic sports list | Sport | The Guardian


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.".

Summer Olympics To Drop Wrestling After 2016 Games : NPR


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.

Olympics move to drop wrestling: What is the IOC thinking ...


Feb 12, 2013 ... Olympics move to drop wrestling: What is the IOC thinking? ... But reinstating a sport that the executive committee just canned is seen as very ...

IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics - USA Today


Feb 12, 2013 ... The board decided to remove wrestling from its list of 25 core sports. ... The International Olympic Committee was expected to cut the sport ... It's not a case of what's wrong with wrestling, it is what's right with the 25 core sports. ... It's a really inclusive sport and I think one of the most import...

The Olympics Is Dropping Wrestling In 2020 - Business Insider


Feb 12, 2013 ... Eliminating one sport allows the International Olympic Committee to add a ... 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 ...

Don't drop wrestling from Olympics - CNN.com


Feb 14, 2013 ... Mike Downey says wrestling was there at the first Olympics in 708 B.C. The ... U.S. wrestler Jacob Stephen Varner, right, celebrates victory over Ukraine's ... nations at the Olympics; He says wrestling goes back to the very first games in ... Games if the International Olympic Committee drop kicks their sport.

Olympic wrestling dropped: Why the IOC makes dubious decisions.


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.

The IOC Is Stupid, And So Is HandBall: 10 Olympic Sports to Drop ...


Feb 14, 2013 ... I will point out that kicking wrestling out of the Olympics does seem rather… historically .... Although, modern pentathlon *really is* stupid.

Wrestling Dropped From Olympics - WSJ


Feb 12, 2013 ... The International Olympic Committee has dropped wrestling from the 2020 ... In 2002, the IOC commissioned a review of Olympic sports that said wrestling had ... "I am very angry about this news," Russian Wrestling Federation president .... Copyright ©2016 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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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.
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IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics - ESPN.com


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 ...

Wrestling and the Olympics: What next, get rid of the discus? | The ...


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.

Olympics Moves to Drop Wrestling in 2020 - The New York Times


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...