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Wrestling's campaign to stay in the Olympics has won some heavyweight support — from Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Thirty-two governors, including Dave Heineman of Nebraska and Terry Branstad of Iowa, are fighting the good fight in trying to talk sense into the International Olympic Committee over its inexplicable decision to yank wrestling from the Olympics starting in 2020.
By IFEANYI EDUZOR
Recently the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), voted to drop wrestling from the 2020 Olympics, what do you think are the implications of such a decision on the development of the sport?
Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is strongly advocating for the cause of retaining wrestling in the Olympics and has, through a written communication, urged Union minister of state for youth affairs and sports Jitender Singh in this regard.
By Bryce Miller
When wrestling's Olympic fate was being weighed at the Swiss headquarters of the International Olympic Committee in February, no one from the sport's governing body was there to defend its cause.
By Andy Hamilton
Greg Edwards spent the past eight years waiting for the NCAA to roll out its mats inside Wells Fargo Arena, and he intends to do everything possible to bring college wrestling’s biggest tournament back again in the future.
By Associated Press
THE head of squash's governing body says he doesn't consider wrestling a "big threat" as eight sports fight for a single place on the program of the 2020 Olympics.
When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently recommended eliminating wrestling from the games starting in 2020, it struck me — and I’m sure a great many other Minnesotans — as not only a blow to Olympic tradition, but also as just plain wrong.
BY JERRY MILANI
“I’d be a simple farmer in Wyoming, doing what farmers do,” was what Rulon Gardner said recently when asked about where he would have been without wrestling.
By Tim Keown
Anthony Ferraro has a lot of ability for a guy with a disability.