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Rupert Atkinson 09-08-2013 12:42 AM

New Japanese Art?
 
Late last year I was shocked to discover that the ancient art of man - wrestling - was to be dropped from the Olympics. Whether you like it or not, of all the sports, it is wrestling that spans the ages across all cultures.

Anyway, not to worry, we may have a replacement, a recommendation from Japan. From the wisdom of the ages:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...-Olympics.html

PeterR 09-08-2013 03:40 AM

Re: New Japanese Art?
 
This would be great - elite athletes popping up behind seats in the stands. Oh look there is one behind the results board.

Wrestling is a shame but hide and seek beats so many.

Carl Thompson 09-08-2013 03:23 PM

Re: New Japanese Art?
 
I see Japan got the Olympics for 2020 and...

"Olympics 2020: Wrestling reinstated to Games"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/24009517

iron horse 09-08-2013 05:00 PM

Re: New Japanese Art?
 
I saw that - excellent news!

Can't believe it - and I only started this thread yesterday !!!

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news...ectid=11121636

Rupert Atkinson 09-11-2013 02:49 PM

Re: New Japanese Art?
 
Well done on reinstating wrestling anyway.


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