Wrestling body reacts to Olympic rejection
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Wrestling officials called Tuesday's decision to drop the sport from the Olympic program an "aberration" against a founding event.
Known by its French initials FILA, the sport's governing body said it was "greatly astonished" by the IOC executive board decision.
Past and present Olympic champions in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling called the rejection "mind-boggling" and a "tragedy" for the sport.
"FILA will take all necessary measures to convince ...
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