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USA Wrestling Formalizes Committee To Restore Sport To '20 Games

USA Wrestling "has formalized plans for a committee charged with restoring" the sport as an Olympic event. The organization yesterday announced that the group will be known as the Committee for the Preservation of Olympic Wrestling. It will be chaired by former world champion wrestler Bill Scherr. USA Wrestling said that the committee's goals will be to work with the Int'l Wrestling Federation (FILA) and "top wrestling nations to restore the sport to the 2020 Olympic program" (AP, 2/18).