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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    IOC made right move to drop wrestling: Jacques Rogge

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in St Petersburg Rogge defends exit and shortlisting of wrestling The International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic programme and then include it in a shortlist for those Games was no mistake, IOC president Jacques Rogge said yesterday. Wrestling was taken off the programme in February in a move that stunned the sporting world, ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Wrestling, squash and baseball make Games cut

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

    ... Associated Press in St Petersburg Wrestling, squash and baseball make Games cut Three months after being dropped from the 2020 Olympics, wrestling won the chance of a reprieve yesterday ... from contention were karate, roller sports, sport climbing, wakeboarding and wushu. The IOC executive board will submit wrestling, squash and baseball-softball to the full IOC assembly ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Olympics chief Rogge faces backlash over vote to eliminate wrestling

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

    ... Japan, Turkey and others say it's outrageous to eliminate a sport as old as the Games themselves Wrestling may be facing a bleak Olympic future but it could have the last laugh ... 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 ...

  7. 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 and will compete against baseball-softball and squash for a spot in the games. “We had the opportunity to have a second chance to compete,” international wrestling federation head Nenad Lalovic said ...

  8. Sport - Hong Kong - OLYMPICS

    Squash hopes third time's the charm for Olympic inclusion

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... in the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games. They are baseball/softball, karate, roller sports, sport climbing, squash, wakeboarding, wrestling and wushu. Squash failed to win inclusion for last year and 2016. ... in the year." The board will recommend at least one sport among the eight to the 125th IOC session in Buenos Aires in September for inclusion. Squash, karate and wrestling are likely to be named, Mui ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Women's inclusion key for sports seeking 2020 spot

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... their federations. About 100 International Olympic Committee members will decide today whether wrestling, squash or baseball-softball will be added to the programme in 2020 and 2024. Each sport has been pleading its case in the weeklong IOC meetings in Buenos Aires. Wrestling is considered the favourite after the surprise announcement in February that the IOC was removing it from the list of core ...

  10. Sport - OLYMPICS

    Crunch talks will map out future of games

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

    ... the bidding for the 2020 Summer Games and the fate of wrestling will be on display at the SportAccord conference and IOC executive board meetings. I don't expect a major shift from what has been ... from the list of core sports, wrestling will have a chance to climb back into contention for a spot in 2020. Also competing for the single opening are seven other sports: a combined ...




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