Wrestling should remain an Olympic sport

By Senator Al Franken

WASHINGTON — When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently recommended eliminating wrestling from the games starting in 2020, it struck me — and I’m sure a great many other Minnesotans — as not only a blow to Olympic tradition, but also as just plain wrong.

As a former high school wrestler from a state with a great wrestling tradition, I think this ill-considered decision should be reversed, and I have joined a growing chorus of people in the United States and across the world who have called on the IOC to reinstate the sport. Continue reading at www.dglobe.com

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