WRESTLING: The introduction of more women’s events paved the way for wrestling to be reinstated onto the Olympic program for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.
The 'new' wrestling has won the vote at the IOC Session in Buenos Aires to be included on the programme for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.
2020: AOC President John Coates has congratulated Tokyo on winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics saying “the IOC has put the Games back in safe hands”.
2020: Like all the elections at the 125th International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires this week, the race to be the new sport on the Olympic program at the 2020 Games is close, with IOC delegates having to choose between wrestling, squash or baseball/softball combined.
2020: Japanese officials are in damage control as doubts over radiation levels caused by the Fukushima Nuclear Plant threaten to derail Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
IOC: Retiring IOC President Jacques Rogge has cited the progress made in the fight against doping as one of the highlights of his 12 years in the job.
2020: While Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott prepare for their political battle in Australia the other big election is happening this weekend in Argentina at the 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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Synchronised Swimming began as a sport for men in the 1800s. It became an Olympic sport in 1984 but it is only open to women.
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Olympic medals must be at least 60 millimetres in diameter and at least three millimetres thick. The design of the medal is the responsibility of the host city's organising committee, with the approval of the IOC.