Olympics-Russia's Putin backs Olympic return for wrestling

Olympics-Russia's Putin backs Olympic return for wrestling

By Karolos Grohmann ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a return to the Olympics for wrestling on Thursday, saying it was one of the fundamental sports of the Games. Wrestling was controversially taken off the 2020 Olympics programme in February by the International Olympic Committee but was thrown a lifeline on Wednesday, making a shortlist along …

Olympics-Russia's Putin backs Olympic return for wrestling

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Olympics-Russia's Putin backs Olympic return for wrestling

Olympics-Russia's Putin backs Olympic return for wrestling

By Karolos Grohmann ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 30 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a return to the Olympics for wrestling on Thursday, saying it was one of the fundamental sports of the Games. Wrestling was controversially taken off the 2020 Olympics programme in February by the International Olympic Committee but was thrown a lifeline on Wednesday, making a shortlist along …

Olympics-Russia's Putin backs Olympic return for wrestling

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