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2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo – The Safe Choice

Posted on 8 Sep, 2013, by in Other Sport

By being chosen as the host for the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tokyo receive the honor of hosting the competition for a second time (the first was in 1964), leaving behind Madrid and Istanbul, who didn’t really make enough of an impression on the IOC. More

15 Wrestling Photos – A Sport the IOC are Erasing

Posted on 13 Feb, 2013, by in Miscellaneous

Olympic Wrestling shouldn’t be saved because of tradition and antiquity. It should be saved because it’s an important sports, a cornerstone of the Olympic games, just below the big three of Athletics, Swimming and Gymnastics (real gymnastics). Still, the IOC, out of corruption and connections of Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs prefers to keep the modern Pentathlon. More

Another Olympic Opening Ceremony – Munich Massacre Not Mentioned Again

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

The big question is this – If the event known as the Munich massacre, which involved the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes & coaches, along with a German police officer, would have happened to a different nation, without all the political ramifications regarding the impossible web of Middle Eastern relations, would the IOC mention it in its opening ceremony? More