The 25 sports are: athletics, rowing, badminton, basketball, boxing, canoeing, cycling, equestrian, fencing, football, gymnastics, weightlifting, handball, hockey, judo, swimming, modern pentathlon, taekwondo, tennis, table tennis, shooting, archery, triathlon, sailing and volleyball.
posted on 02/12/2013 11:13:26 AM PST
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
table tennis? They kept ping-pong as an olympic sport but phased out wrestling?
posted on 02/12/2013 11:21:17 AM PST
(I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
Give me a break.
posted on 02/12/2013 11:24:02 AM PST
Out of that list the only ones that come close to being as "core" as wrestling are athletics and weightlifting. Boxing comes close, but the international side of that sport is so disgraced that it makes me wish we still only had to deal with throwing out "soviet judge's" score.
Seriously. Handball, field hockey, badminton, table tennis? By the way, table tennis people hate it when you call it ping pong.
posted on 02/12/2013 11:38:09 AM PST
(sarcasm engaged at all times)
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