Russian Olympic Committee says it pla...

Russian Olympic Committee says it plans to appeal against dropping wrestling from Olympics

There are 4 comments on the The Washington Post story from Feb 13, 2013, titled Russian Olympic Committee says it plans to appeal against dropping wrestling from Olympics. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Russian Olympic Committee President Alexander Zhukov says "we will use all of our strength to persuade the IOC not to exclude wrestling from the Olympic program."

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3000 years ago

Luzerne, PA

#1 Feb 13, 2013
the ancient greeks wrestled in competition!

modern olympics committee a bunch of idiots!
Sarah

Toronto, Canada

#2 Feb 13, 2013
rfirma1

Burbank, CA

#3 Feb 13, 2013
how can you eliminate one of the original sports that made up the ancient olympics? why not get rid of the discus, too?

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#4 Feb 13, 2013
UTTERLY outrageous theseclowns would even CONSIDER dumping wrestling, an original Greek Olympic sport, while keeping garbage like Synchronized Swimming and Rhythmic Gymnastics, which aren't even sports.

ALL nations ought to protest this. A terrible choice.

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