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Man Evicted to Make Way for Olympics … Again

Kohei Jinno was also evicted in Tokyo in 1964

(Newser) - You might call being evicted to make way for an Olympic stadium once a stroke of bad luck. But twice in one lifetime? Kohei Jinno, a tobacco shop owner in Tokyo, knows exactly how that feels. Newsy reports: More »

It's Back: Wrestling Rejoins the Olympics

IOC votes to reinstate it for 2020 Games

(Newser) - Just seven months after it got dumped by the IOC , wrestling has been officially reinstated for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, reports the AP . The sport swatted away challengers for a spot at the Games with ease: Wrestling won 49 votes to 24 votes for baseball-softball and 22 for squash. "... More »

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