2020 Olympics

IOC President Jacques Rogge announces Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics host city on a screen at the live-viewing event in Tokyo on September 8, 2013. (Photo credit: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images)

Tokyo Celebrates Winning 2020 Olympic Bid

Long considered a slight favorite, Japan’s capital defeated Istanbul in the final round of voting at the International Olympic Committee meeting in Buenos Aires.

09/07/2013

Jacob Stephen Varner of the United States in action against George Gogshelidze of Georgia during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 96kg semi final match on Day 16 of the 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Wrestling, Baseball-Softball Make Short List For Inclusion In 2020 Olympics

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

05/29/2013

Jacob Stephen Varner of the United States in action against George Gogshelidze of Georgia during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling 96kg semi final match on Day 16 of the 2012 Olympic Games on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Wrestling Dropped From 2020 Olympics; Modern Pentathlon Stays

IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.

02/12/2013