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  1. News - China - OLYMPICS

    Northern city of Zhangjiakou dreams of hosting 2022 Winter Olympic Games

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by WU NAN

    ... trade. Later, the city served as a garrison to ward off encroachment from the Soviet Union. Few Chinese know that the city hosted sports in ancient China, such as the hammer, rope skipping ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC fixes error reinstating wrestling to Olympic programme

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Buenos Aires After revamp that led to return to 2020 and 2024 programme, governing body Fila won't rest until ancient discipline regains core status Wrestling has learned its lesson: Lalovic After winning its place back in the Olympics, wrestling, a sport as ancient as the Games themselves, is even more determined to stay there for centuries to come. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC votes to return wrestling to the programme for 2020 Olympic Games

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Buenos Aires IOC votes to return ancient art to the programme for 2020 Games in Tokyo at the expense of squash and baseball/softball Wrestling is back in business Wrestling ... Committee vote. Wrestling, which featured in the ancient Olympics and in every modern Games apart from 1900, had been surprisingly taken off the Games in February as the IOC looked to refresh its ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling, squash and baseball make Games cut

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of the athletes." Squash is bidding for an Olympic spot for a third time. Wrestling, with a tradition dating to the ancient Olympics, was surprisingly cut from the list of core sports by the IOC board ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling pins its Games hopes on reforms

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris IOC board could save the ancient sport from being dropped from the 2020 Olympics Wrestling pins its Games hopes on reforms The widespread reforms introduced to the historic sport of wrestling gives it a very strong chance of regaining its place in the Olympics, the newly elected president of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles said. ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling, baseball-softball, squash on IOC list

    Posted May 30th 2013, 11:10am by Associated Press in St Petersburg

    ... Associated Press in St Petersburg And now for the gold-medal match. Three months after wrestling got kicked out of the 2020 Olympics, the ancient sport is back in the frame ... who has revamped FILA and led the campaign for reinstatement. “Be careful, we are good fighters.” Despite a tradition dating to the Olympics of ancient Greece, wrestling was cut from the list ...

  7. Sport - OLYMPICS

    Crunch talks will map out future of games

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... president Jacques Rogge said. Wrestling, a sport with a tradition dating back to the ancient Olympics, has gone through a major upheaval since it was dropped by the IOC in February. The decision ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Olympics chief Rogge faces backlash over vote to eliminate wrestling

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... initially by the 15-member executive board (EB). Now that anger, mixed with the backlash over the expulsion of wrestling - one of the few sports to have crossed over from the Ancient Games to Pierre ...



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