IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympic program
AP: An official familiar with the decision says IOC leaders have dropped wrestling from the program for the 2020 Olympics.
In a surprise decision Tuesday, the official tells AP that the IOC executive board decided to retain modern pentathlon and remove wrestling instead.
Photo: Japan’s Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu fights with Canada’s Haislan Veranes Garcia on the Men’s 66Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games (Reuters/Suhaib Salem)

IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympic program

AP: An official familiar with the decision says IOC leaders have dropped wrestling from the program for the 2020 Olympics.

In a surprise decision Tuesday, the official tells AP that the IOC executive board decided to retain modern pentathlon and remove wrestling instead.

Photo: Japan’s Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu fights with Canada’s Haislan Veranes Garcia on the Men’s 66Kg Freestyle wrestling at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games (Reuters/Suhaib Salem)

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    wat
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    But hasn’t wrestling been part of the Olympics since ancient times? Seems wrong to take it out.
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