Shock at IOC's decision to drop wrestling
Wrestling was left in a state of shock after the International Olympic Committee made a surprise recommendation on 12 February 2013 to drop the sport from the 2020 Games. Contested in the first modern Olympics in 1896 and part of the ancient Games in Olympia, wrestling will now join seven other candidate sports battling for one spot in a revamped programme. The vote came as a major shock after other sports, including modern pentathlon and taekwondo, were seen as more at risk of losing out due to their low global appeal. India's sports ministry said the country will lobby for wrestling's Olympic status even as the IOC played down the sport's exit after a huge uproar over the decision.
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