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Volume 10 No. 25
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Olympic Notes: Wrestling Body Adds New Women's Classes To Rio Games Program

Wrestling's world governing body on Tuesday announced that two women's classes "will be added to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as men's freestyle and Greco-Roman will each lose a weight class." This change, going into effect in '14, "will ensure a 6-6-6 split among the three disciplines" (XINHUA, 12/18). ... Russia's Orenburg Airlines "will be flying from Almaty to Sochi during the 22nd Olympic Winter Games in February." One-way tickets will cost €80 ($110), excluding taxes (INTERFAX, 12/18).