FROM Bryce Miller
Wrestling Fights for a Spot in 2020 Olympics The US, Iran and Russia have major differences, but they agree on one thing. Wrestling — a sport that dates back to ancient Greek tournaments that started it all — should be restored to the Olympic Games. In February, the International Olympic Committee stunned traditionalists and dropped wrestling from the summer games of 2020. Now it's one of eight sports vying for a single opening that still remains. Bryce Miller, sports columnist for the Des Moines Register, is creator of the series, " Wrestling's Olympic Fight ."
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