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Wrestling’s biggest fight: Getting back in the Games

Modern pentathlon seemed to be the likeliest sport to be eliminated from the Olympic program. Then perhaps taekwondo. Maybe an outside chance of one of the Asian-dominated net sports, badminton and table tennis. Wrestling? If you saw that coming, con...

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MMA and karate questions: What have UFC and IOC learned?

The increasingly indispensable Morning Report at MMAFighting.com is a fun read today that also raises a lot of questions: – Jon Jones says the UFC has “learned a lesson” about offering “full cards” in the wake of the UFC...

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