Wrestling Axed from 2020 Olympics

By ABC News

Feb 12, 2013 5:48pm

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Wrestling Out
The International Olympic Committee has voted to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics in an effort to reduce the number of sports.  Wrestling was part of the first Olympics in Athens.

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Super Bowl Saturday?
Today, the N.F.L. announced that next year Super Bowl XLVIII could be held on a Saturday. For the first time in history, the big game will be in blustery New Jersey and the league has said that if the conditions are too extreme, it will do the unthinkable and push the game to the following weekend.

Best in Show
The Westminster Dog Show is underway and there has already been a major upset. Roger, the Pekingese that took the top prize last year, was eliminated before reaching the finals. Here at World News, we are hosting our own Best in Show competition. Send us videos and photos of the amazing things the top dog in your life can do and they may be used Wednesday on the broadcast.

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Image credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

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