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  • Conflicts of interest abound in IOC decision on wrestling

    Conflicts of interest abound in IOC decision on wrestling
    Wrestling was present at the creation.
  • Jake Herbert is not happy to just be there

    Jake Herbert is not happy to just be there
    LONDON – When Greek artists portrayed wrestling on red and black figure vases, when it became part of the first ancient Olympics, it was the most elemental of sports. "Rub some grease on your body so you can slip from his false charges," goes the...

    Coleman earns spot on U.S. Olympic team

    Coleman earns spot on U.S. Olympic team
    Ellis Coleman already was YouTube famous. Now Coleman and his "flying squirrel" move that went viral are headed to the London Olympics. The 20-year-old from Oak Park High School became the youngest member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic wrestling team Sunday...

    Olympics officials wrestling with an identity crisis

     
    Friday's print column Dear International Olympic Committee: I don't ask that you back down from your preliminary plan, announced this week, to eliminate wrestling from the list of now-25 core events for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games and beyond. And...

    No bronze-medal match for Herbert

    No bronze-medal match for Herbert
    LONDON --  Jake Herbert had to root for the man who beat him. The only chance for Northwestern's Herbert to wrestle for an Olympic medal in the 185-pound freestyle class Saturday was to have Azerbaijan's  Sharif Sharifov make the final. That is what...