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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong - SQUASH

    Asian champion Au wants to keep playing until Olympics

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KINWA

    ... and seven other candidates- baseball/softball, karate, roller sports, sport climbing, wakeboarding, wrestling and wushu- are vying for inclusion as an additional sport on the 2020 and 2024 Olympic ...

  5. News - China - SPORT

    China's team praised as London Olympics close

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Chan Kin Wa

    ... such as sailing, fencing, boxing, taekwondo, cycling, shooting, wrestling and synchronised swimming. "The structure of our gold medal sports is also changing, as we won eight new gold medals which we ...

  6. FYI: Who decides which sports make it into the Olympics?

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Hopfner

    ... Jonathan Hopfner Icelandic folk wrestling. Gliding. Finnish baseball. Survey a list of the sports that have made an appearance at the Olympic Games and a couple of questions come to mind. What were they thinking? And how can a popular game such as rugby be dropped from the itinerary altogether while korfball and pelote Basque (whatever they are) continue to enjoy official ...

  7. Tibetans hope Swiss law can reverse ban

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Sports Bureau, several ethnic Tibetans are training with the Chinese national archery, marathon and wrestling squads- all hoping for a showing at Beijing. Team Tibet are now seeking more ...

  8. Fire, Olympiad 1 and the first champion

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... today. King George I launched the Games at the opening ceremony and there were nine sports (aquatics, athletics, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, shooting, tennis, weightlifting and wrestling ...



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