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Summer Olympics To Drop Wrestling After 2016 Games

NPR | Feb. 13, 2013 9:25 a.m.

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Mike Pesca

Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling have been dropped from the 2020 Olympic games. The unexpected move by the International Olympic Committee Executive Board has angered many, who expected other less-popular sports to be cut. The IOC could reconsider its decision when it next meets in May, but few are hopeful.

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