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
Aug 29, 2015, 10:09 AM EDT
Eaton was competing in his first decathlon in more than two years and wore a cooling hood.
Aug 29, 2015, 9:38 AM EDT
Jamaica swept the relays.
Aug 28, 2015, 1:05 PM EDT
“That feeling of wanting to crawl out of your skin.”
Aug 28, 2015, 12:42 PM EDT
“No chance for rematch,” a meet director said.
Aug 28, 2015, 11:13 AM EDT
Davis, the second youngest U.S. Olympic basketball player ever in 2012, played the fewest minutes for Team USA at the London Games.
Aug 28, 2015, 11:11 AM EDT
Jenner explains why the medal isn’t displayed.
Aug 28, 2015, 10:39 AM EDT
Ashton Eaton clocks a decathlon world record. The third fastest woman ever in the 200m. The U.S. was shut out of the medals in its best event.
Aug 28, 2015, 7:25 AM EDT
A CCTV cameraman presented Bolt with a red bracelet.
Aug 27, 2015, 12:22 PM EDT
Bolt previously said he would retire after the 2017 World Championships.
Aug 27, 2015, 11:53 AM EDT
“The rumor I’m trying to start right now is that Justin Gatlin paid him off.”
Aug 27, 2015, 11:52 AM EDT
Also, Allyson Felix broke a U.S. record for World Championships medals.
Aug 27, 2015, 11:51 AM EDT
Felix could try to race two individual events at the Rio Olympics.
Aug 27, 2015, 7:48 AM EDT
Justin Gatlin got the best of Usain Bolt in their only race before Gatlin’s doping ban.
Aug 27, 2015, 6:51 AM EDT
Pistorius could be out of prison in weeks.
Aug 26, 2015, 8:39 PM EDT
The first female Olympic ski jumper reinjured her right knee.
Aug 26, 2015, 2:14 PM EDT
Wylie went into sudden cardiac arrest on April 21 and was in a medically induced coma for two days.
Aug 26, 2015, 1:45 PM EDT
The Opening Ceremony conflicts with a PGA Tour event.
Aug 26, 2015, 11:04 AM EDT
A 10-year-old girl competed in Kazan earlier this month.
Aug 26, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT
Dodger Stadium and The Forum are potential venues.
Aug 26, 2015, 10:19 AM EDT
A two-time Olympic champion in the 200m moved into another runner’s lane during a semifinal.
- Ashton Eaton breaks decathlon world record, wins World Championship 0
- Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica to 4x100m relay gold after U.S. mishap 0
- Aries Merritt wins bronze before kidney transplant; incredible Worlds performances 0
- Usain Bolt may retire after Rio Olympics 0
- Usain Bolt crushes Justin Gatlin in World Championships 200m 3
- Allyson Felix wins 400m, breaks U.S. record for Worlds medals; Rio preview? 1
- Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin’s first race together from 2005 (video) 0
- Emotional Bode Miller medals in race that mattered most (63)
- Russian women kissing after relay victory at World Championships causes stir (60)
- IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics (47)
- South Korea filing official complaint over Yuna Kim’s Olympic silver (39)
- Zola Budd, 47, dominates college runners in 5K (33)