Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Can they really dump wrestling from the Olympics?

I can't believe that one of the original sports of the Olympics - one of the most ancient of all sports will be dropped from the Olympics. Wrestling.
Yet they want to add wakeboarding. Wakeboarding??? My spellchecker doesn't even recognize that word.

Wrestling grapples for its Olympic future (via AFP)
Wrestling, an Olympic sport since the first Games in ancient Greece, looks set to be dropped for the 2020 edition, after the International Olympic Committee voted on Tuesday to remove it from the programme. The decision, taken by the 15 members of the IOC executive board, has yet to be ratified by…

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