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Wrestling Wins IOC Vote For Place In 2020 Olympics

Wrestling, a sport as ancient as the games themselves, is back in the Olympics after seven months in limbo and even more determined to keep its place for centuries to come.


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Tommie Smith: Sochi Athletes Should Weigh Protests

RIETI, Italy (AP) — When Tommie Smith bowed his head and thrust a black-gloved fist toward the sky from the top of the Olympic podium 45 years ago, he was making a personal statement about […]


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Mangold’s Sister Eyes Weightlifting Gold

Holley Mangold is accustomed to making headlines. She was, after all, the only girl on her high school football team.