February 28, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 45

Wrestling not a core Olympic sport – are you kidding me?

Crunch Time

I would have figured that by now, sensible heads would prevail. But then again, we’re dealing with the International Olympic Committee.

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As of this writing, wrestling is still out of the 2020 Olympic Games.

I know it’s incredible. It was stunning enough when the IOC announced Feb. 12 that they voted to remove the sport in the first place, replacing it with what, we don’t know just yet but electing to keep the “sport” most experts figured would go – modern pentathlon.

That is a combination of fencing, horse riding – show jumping – along with 200-meter freestyle swimming, runni...

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