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  1. News - World

    Wrestling reinstated for 2020 Olympics

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 11:38pm by AP

    ... BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wrestling reinstated for 2020 Olympics. ...

  2. News - World

    Wrestling reinstated by IOC for 2020 Olympics

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 11:35pm by AP

    ... BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wrestling reinstated by IOC for 2020 Olympics. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport

    Wrestling changes rules to save Olympic status

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Officials undertake regulation shake-up to avoid threat of losing Olympic endorsement Wrestling changes rules in Games bid The ancient sport of wrestling has ... Olympic Committee's executive committee in February to drop wrestling from the 2020 Games devastated the sport's global community. It also raised fears of the gradual death of a sport ...

  4. Sport - Rugby - Women’s Sevens

    Wrestler and movie stuntman to help Hong Kong women improve tackling

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:57pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... game of sevens, Anna Richards has enlisted Vince Roxburgh, a three-time national wrestling champion of New Zealand and movie stuntman, to teach her players wrestling once a week. "Wrestling is forcing them to pull apart their tackling technique, analyse it, see what they do or don't do correctly, fix it, then put their technique back together again," says Roxburgh. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - SPORT

    Book review: The Squared Circle, by David Shoemaker

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling by David Shoemaker Gotham 3 stars Ben Sin "This is a book about dead wrestlers but along the way, it became a history of professional wrestling." It's a great opening hook, but also a disingenuous one, because surely, Shoemaker- the wrestling expert who writes on the industry for popular website ...

  6. News - World

    Wrestling, baseball-softball and squash make shortlist for 2020 Olympic inclusion

    Posted May 29th 2013, 11:35pm by AP

    ... ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Wrestling, baseball-softball and squash make shortlist for 2020 Olympic inclusion. ...

  7. News - World

    Wrestling, baseball-softball and squash make short list for 2020 Olympic inclusion

    Posted May 29th 2013, 11:37pm by AP

    ... ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Wrestling, baseball-softball and squash make short list for 2020 Olympic inclusion. ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - World - SUDAN

    Japanese diplomat wrestles for peace in Sudan

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 10:12am by Agence France-Presse in Khartoum

    ... Agence France-Presse in Khartoum In the thousands of years of Sudanese Nuba wrestling history, there had never been anything like it: A barefoot Japanese diplomat in a tight-fitting blue ... says his wrestling diplomacy highlights this “precious culture” and can help unite a divided country. The Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan state are home to a linguistically and religiously ...




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