Olympic Sports

Wrestling, Baseball-Softball, Squash Make Olympic Short List

Posted: May 29, 2013 9:56 AM by Associated Press

Rating: 0.0 (0 votes)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Wrestling, squash and baseball-softball have made the IOC short list for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics.

Three months after being dropped from the 2020 program, wrestling took a big step toward keeping its Olympic status.

Eliminated from contention Wednesday were five sports - karate, roller sports, sport climbing, skateboarding and the Chinese martial art of wushu.

The IOC executive board will submit wrestling, squash and baseball-softball to the full IOC assembly for a final decision on Sept. 8 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

KOMU First Alert Weather

Most Popular Right Now

Select a station to view its upcoming show schedule: KOMU 8 CW Mid-Missouri's CW

Coming Up Next

11:00 amRachael Ray
12:00 pmKOMU 8 News @ Noon
12:30 pmAccess Hollywood

Tonight's Schedule

7:00 pmBest Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris
8:00 pmThe Voice
9:00 pmChicago Fire

Coming Up Next

11:30 amCheaters
12:00 pmJerry Springer
1:00 pmMaury

Tonight's Schedule

7:00 pmThe Flash
8:00 pmiZombie
9:00 pmKOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30 pmSeinfeld