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New wrestling chief promises swift rules overhaul

Updated: February 23, 2013, 1:14 PM ET
Associated Press

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Wrestling needs to overhaul its often mystifying rules while the sport seeks to retain its Olympic status, according to the new interim president of the international wrestling federation.

Wrestling is partly to blame for the International Olympic Committee's decision to drop the sport from 2020, Nenad Lalovic told The Associated Press by phone on Saturday. Wrestling needs more user-friendly rules that would benefit spectators, television and athletes, ...

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