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Wrestling voted out of Olympics
Wrestling voted out of Olympics
Sports Queens Courier Staff 2/21/2013 at 8:56AM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The sport of wrestling is now fighting for its life. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted the sport, which was part of the inaugural 1896 Olympics held in Athens, Greece, off the 2020 games program. Richard Zbytniewski, a wrestling coach at MS 72 Count Basie in Jamaica, said he couldn’t understand the [...]

Armstrong’s bronze medal evoked after doping admission on Oprah
News Terence M. Cullen 1/17/2013 at 12:52PM

His record just got weaker. Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong must fork over the bronze medal he won at the 2000 Olympics Games in Sydney, an International Olympic Committee spokesperson said today. This comes hours before the first of a two-part interview between Armstrong and Oprah Winfrey, in which it’s been said the cyclist will admit [...]