Wrestling Wins Back 2020 Games Spot

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Wrestling completed an unprecedented Olympic comeback on Sunday (September 07), reclaiming its spot in the 2020 Olympic Games after beating bids from rivals squash and baseball/softball in an International Olympic Committee vote. An iconic Olympic sport, wrestling featured in the ancient Olympics as well as every modern Games apart from 1900. Yet it surprisingly lost its Olympic spot in February as the IOC looked to refresh its sports programme.