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Wrestling Axed From 2020 Olympics

Even though it's one of Games' oldest events

(Newser) - The pentathlon looked most likely to get the ax in a review of the 26 Olympic sports, but it's wrestling that's been cut from the 2020 Games. Dropping a sport allows the International Olympic Committee to pick one up for that year—and now, wrestling will be competing... More »

World's Best Athlete? Never Heard of Her

Move over, Bo Jackson: Sheila Taormina has conquered 3 sports

(Newser) - The greatest athlete in the world today is 5'3'', 115 pounds, and named Sheila Taormina. You've probably never heard of her, but you should give this "force of nature" your attention now, writes ESPN the Magazine. Poised to become the first woman ever to compete at the Olympics in... More »

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