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Wrestling wins IOC vote for 2020 Olympic Games

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After a seven-month exile, wrestling was welcomed back into the Olympic program with a giant bear hug Sunday. Wrestling defeated baseball/softball and squash for a spot in the 2020 Summer Games as expected.

Wrestling received a majority of the votes with 49, followed by a joint bid by baseball and softball getting 24 votes and squash with 22.

In its presentation, wrestling was quick to stake its position as a sport of the future, not the ancient past. "Wrestling is new in virtually every way," said Jim Scherr, a former wrestler and ex-CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee...

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Post #1   9/8/13 12:08:49PM   

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Post #2   9/8/13 1:21:27PM   

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so is it gone after 2020 or does it stay forever or does it go up for a vote every time? im not a Olympic genius clearly haha I just watch the wrestling

Post #3   9/8/13 1:24:10PM   

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YES!!! now i have 3 reasons to watch the Olympic again. woman's beach volleyball, woman's gymnastics, and wrestling.

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Post #4   9/8/13 3:12:01PM   

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Awesome news.

Post #5   9/10/13 9:27:02PM   

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Posted by tcunningham

YES!!! now i have 3 reasons to watch the Olympic again. woman's beach volleyball, woman's gymnastics, and wrestling.


how do you not enjoy women's synchronized water dancing?

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