A global coal ition of wrestling groups has launched a website and several petitions which urge the International Olympic Committee to reconsider their decision to drop the sport starting with the 2020 Games. The coalition has vowed to make changes in order to remain an Olympic sport. FILA President Nenad LalovicFILA takes its responsibly very seriously on behalf of all the 180 affiliated National Federations and all the wrestlers in the world.
The International Olympic Committee’s executive board today recommended that wrestling be eliminated from the 2020 Olympics, a decision that all but guarantees that one of the oldest sports in the Games will be dropped. The recommen... Read Post
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games. The IOC executive board decided to retain modern ... Read Post