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Wrestling pins opponents, stays in Olympics

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Wrestling stayed alive.<p>"This is the most important day in the 3,000-year history of our sport," International Wrestling Federation President Nenad Lalovic of Serbia said. "Remaining on the Olympic program is crucial to wrestling's survival."<p>But baseball/softball and …

Wrestling reinstated in Olympic Games

Wrestling completed an unprecedented Olympic comeback on Sunday, reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic Committee vote.<p>An iconic Olympic sport, wrestling featured in the ancient Olympics as well as every …

Wrestling claims back Olympic Games spot | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Wrestling completed an unprecedented comeback on Sunday, reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic Committee vote.<p>The Tokyo Stadium, one of the proposed Olympic stadiums for the 2020 …

IOC Reinstates Wrestling To Summer Olympics

The sport of wrestling has been given a reprieve and will be included in the 2020 and 2024 Summer Olympics. How did the ancient sport of wrestling wind up on the chopping block in the first place?<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Oh, the sport of wrestling was given a reprieve by an International …

Olympic Wrestling Gets a Reprieve, and Some Much-Needed Drama

Fightland Blog<p>Like Dostoyevsky at Semyonov Palace in St. Petersburg, Olympic wrestling was given a reprieve this week when the International Olympic Committee voted to restore the sport to the 2020 and 2024 games, seven months after an executive board removed the sport from the summer games …

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Wrestling forms athlete commission

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kaori Icho of Japan and Iranian world champion Hamid Soryan Reihanpour will help lead an …

A Georgia High Schooler Wrestled A Kid With Down Syndrome And Became Our New Hero

We share a pretty thorough amount of stuff to make you cry on this site, from sick kids in wheelchairs scoring touchdowns to army dads returning home to surprise their families to dead dog mascots who tweet from Heaven, so it’s amazing to me that a story as inspiring and touching as the one between …

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