Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

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Mkrog wrote:

The olympics are based in tradition. It’s the tradition of the games that have led to the current “modern” olympics. With that said, it’s a shame that the IOC is turning it’s head away from a sport that has been in the Olympics both Ancient and Modern dating back to over 2500 years ago. Wrestling should be a core event that is never removed as it has stood the test of time. I would much rather see gymnastics go…

Feb 12, 2013 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
in-the-money wrote:

Stunning! Unbelievable! Of the 4 sports on the chopping block (I have reservation about that list too), I would think it has to be modern pentathlon…

Feb 12, 2013 11:41am EST  --  Report as abuse
Joshuarh20 wrote:

Let’s get 1 million signatures and send a message to the IOC that this decision is wrong. Even in the face of slim to none odds it’s better to band together and try for change versus sitting down and doing nothing.

Feb 12, 2013 5:46pm EST  --  Report as abuse
stambo2001 wrote:

There are levels of stupid in the world, and this decision just created a new lowest level. Skateboarding stays?!? Synchronized swimming stays?!? Bicycle racing stays?!? UN-freaking-believable!

If this goes through I hope dozens of nations get together and boycott the joke the Olympics have become. Morons!

Feb 13, 2013 1:49pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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