Feb 12, 2013, 1:23 PM EDT
Apparently this wrestling thing has become a thing. Thousands of people have flocked to Twitter to voice their opinion on why they believe the IOC should #SaveOlympicWrestling when they vote again in May and September. Here are some of the best Tweets from notable athletes and heartbroken fans, alike.
It’s not over yet. We will keep fighting to save the sport we love. Don’t stop dreaming and don’t stop believing. #SaveOlympicWrestling
— Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) February 12, 2013
Banning wrestling in the Olympics goes way beyond the event itself. It will affect this amazing sport at every level! #SaveOlympicWrestling
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) February 12, 2013
Flood IOC Executive Members with POSITIVE letters on why wrestling should be a part of Olympics.Names & address here: caelsanderson.com/latest-news/ca…
— Cael Sanderson (@caelsanderson) February 12, 2013
I have envisioned myself winning an Olympic gold medal since I was 8 years old #SaveOlympicWrestling
— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) February 12, 2013
— David Taylor (@magicman_psu) February 12, 2013
RT to #SaveOlympicWrestling
— WWE Universe (@WWEUniverse) February 12, 2013
Just remeber that the wrestling family exists in iran, russia, india, cuba, Azerbaijan,Turkey etcboth men & women #saveolympicwrestling
— Grant Turner (@TunaGT174) February 12, 2013
It’s been almost 100% wrestling-related posts online all day today. Strongest sporting community out there. #SaveOlympicWrestling
— Chas Betts (@chasbetts) February 12, 2013
Wrestling has made me and millions of who they are today. The Olympics is the grandest stage of them all! #SaveOlympicWrestling
— Sergio, Lace Up! ツ (@sl0meli) February 12, 2013
Heart broken. #SaveOlympicWrestling
— Hannah Reader (@HannahReader8) February 12, 2013
Oct 25, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT
Olympic slalom champion and World Cup overall champion have matching times.
Oct 24, 2014, 10:59 PM EDT
Machida can become first repeat Skate America men’s winner since 2001.
Oct 24, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT
Austrian eyes history, while Ted Ligety, Bode Miller look to fill resume holes.
Oct 24, 2014, 8:42 AM EDT
New rule allows women to compete in four-man bobsled this year.
Oct 23, 2014, 8:11 PM EDT
Sochi disappointment gave Davis a deeper appreciation for past success going into post-Olympic season.
Oct 23, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT
Felix came back from torn hamstring to post the fastest 200m time since the London Olympics.
Oct 23, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT
Several U.S. Olympians dot the field in Grand Prix series opener.
Oct 23, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
Pistorius is banned from competing during his sentence, even if not in jail, by Paralympic and South African Olympic Committees.
Oct 23, 2014, 9:52 AM EDT
Expect to see more of Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn than last year, but neither appears a threat to the world’s best overall skier.
Oct 23, 2014, 9:49 AM EDT
Kosovo, which gained independence from Serbia in 2008, could field an Olympic delegation for the first time in 2016.
Oct 23, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT
Gardner’s Olympic medals were sold last year.
Oct 22, 2014, 5:06 PM EDT
Olympic ski slopestyle champion also needed rabies shots after dog bite.
Oct 22, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT
Kosovo has never competed at the Olympics as an independent nation.
Oct 22, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Vincenzo Nibali, Chris Froome, Alberto Contador have mixed opinions.
Oct 22, 2014, 10:09 AM EDT
Team will make its season debut with Skate America this weekend.
Oct 22, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT
Zubkov, 40, had already said he wouldn’t compete this season.
Oct 22, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT
Tarmoh was part of the infamous tie at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.
Oct 22, 2014, 8:54 AM EDT
Kosovo has yet to field a delegation at the Olympics.
Oct 21, 2014, 12:28 PM EDT
Film documenting Missy Franklin’s lead-up to London debuts next month.
Oct 21, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT
Cejudo pulled out of his original debut Aug. 30.
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- Alpine skiing women’s World Cup preview 0
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