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Goodbye Wrestling: How the IOC Betrayed Its Olympic Soul

Sandip Roy | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports
Sandip Roy

The decision to drop wrestling as an Olympic sport is about a committee snubbing its nose at a sport that has drawn young people of less than privileged backgrounds, from small towns and villages, with little fancy equipment.

DROPPED

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Ol...