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Baloo
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re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


Golf has no business in the Olympics. Neither does tennis, really. If the Olympics are not at least arguably the biggest event in your sport, it shouldn't be on the program. It becomes just another tournament. In wrestling, it is the culmination of four years of hopes and dreams.





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Hogssmellgood
USA Fan
Hog in Vol land
Member since Nov 2012
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re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


If you thought Iran was pissed at the world already, now they're really.gonna be pissed.





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Pilot Tiger
Georgetown Fan
Washington DC
Member since Nov 2005
59003 posts

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If the Olympics are not at least arguably the biggest event in your sport, it shouldn't be on the program.
SOCCER. I wish they'd dump soccer






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LSUCanFAN
LSU Fan
In the past
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The IOC have lost their fricking minds...
I remember the program started in inner city NY or Chicago that was offering young people a way out of poverty and crime through wrestling...






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quail man
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New York, NY
Member since May 2010
22389 posts

re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


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SOCCER. I wish they'd dump soccer


i love soccer, but this is definitely true. the whole under 21 rule just takes everything out of it.

first Title IX fricked wrestling over, and now this.






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ClaudioVegas05
Oregon Fan
Eugene
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1578 posts

re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


fricking ridiculous. This is awful





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tylercsbn9
LSU Fan
Tomball, TX
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Just unbelievable

IOC is a joke.






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Sid in Lakeshore
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Member since Oct 2008
20942 posts

re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


The IOC is dead to me.

ETA: Golf? Tennis? Soccer?

Seems like the IOC has completely forgotten about their purpose. Shamefull.



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Bham4Tide
UAB Fan
Member since Feb 2011
5030 posts

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Wow. Just wow. My favorite sport in the world. The sport has taught my high schooler so much. We gotta future out a way to get this overturned.





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gamatt53
Georgia Fan
Member since Nov 2010
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UFownstSECsince1950
Florida Fan
Member since Dec 2009
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I refuse to even believe this. Wrestling?!?!? That's the last sport they should ever cut. Not only should wrestling not get cut, but bjj should be added....







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Tiger1242
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Member since Jul 2011
19449 posts

re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


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If the Olympics are not at least arguably the biggest event in your sport, it shouldn't be on the program. It becomes just another tournament

This right here






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thenry712
Gonzaga Fan
Zasullia, Ukraine
Member since Nov 2008
14390 posts

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The best part is that the IOC could have dropped the incredibly corrupt boxing; a sport that was completely discredited by bribe scandals in London last summer.


I don't mind the inclusion of team sports like soccer, basketball, ice hockey etc. They generate revenue and are usually much more entertaining than some of the other Olympic disciplines.






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Master of Sinanju
Member since Feb 2012
3661 posts

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Thank goodness badminton survived.





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CMBears1259
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2005
1781 posts

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Disgraceful!





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PuntBamaPunt
Vanderbilt Fan
Member since Nov 2010
5993 posts

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They drop wrestling and leave in all of the equestrian events?





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UFownstSECsince1950
Florida Fan
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Horse trotting & prancing is serious business y'all


Ribbon twirling & synchronized swimming is where it's at though






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barry
Cincinnati Fan
Location, Location, Location
Member since Aug 2006
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re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics UPDATE: Wrestling reinstated!


I'm laughing my arse off at all the people on here who are outraged at wrestling being taken off.

I bet none of yall actually watch the wrestling or care






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UFownstSECsince1950
Florida Fan
Member since Dec 2009
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Well you're wrong.....go check the Olympic board douche


I'm laughing my arse off at how pathetic the Reds are. That franchise is a complete joke






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TigerMyth36
LSU Fan
River Ridge
Member since Nov 2005
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You may be astonished, but I'm flabbergasted


You may be flabbergasted but I am bewildered by the decision.







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