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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.

Wrestling at the Summer Olympics - Wikipedia

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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...

Grappling with the future: The oral history of how Olympic wrestling ...

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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 ...

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

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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...

Wrestling gets reinstated for 2020 Olympics - ESPN.com

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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 ...

IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics - ESPN.com

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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 ...

IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics - USA Today

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Feb 12, 2013 ... The board decided to remove wrestling from its list of 25 core sports.

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

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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

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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.

Wrestling dropped from 2020 Olympics in surprise move - CBS News

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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 ...