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  1. Former medalist Jim Thorpe's remains to stay in Pennsylvania

    The remains of famed athlete Jim Thorpe will remain in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  2. Ashton Eaton opens big heptathlon lead at world indoors

    That's what the Eatons call a fun day out at the world indoor championships.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2014
  3. Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida defends pentathlon gold at Euro indoor...

    France's Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida successfully defended her European indoor pentathlon title Friday, edging Yana Maksimava of Belarus by eight points.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  4. New wrestling chief Nenad Lalovic promises overhaul to rules

    Wrestling needs to overhaul its often mystifying rules while the sport seeks to retain its Olympic status, according to the new interim president of the international wrestling federation.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  5. Wrestling federation president Raphael Martinetti resigns after o...

    The president of the international wrestling federation quit Saturday in the wake of the IOC's decision to remove the sport from the 2020 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  6. IOC president Jacques Rogge to meet with wrestling leader

    Facing a wave of criticism from around the world, IOC President Jacques Rogge will meet with the head of wrestling's governing body to discuss ways the sport can fight to save its place in the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  7. Five Olympic sports that should get the boot before wrestling

    Jim Caple

    I am still wrestling with the IOC's shocking and inexplicable decision to drop wrestling from the Summer Olympics while preserving the modern pentathlon (which was expected to get the boot). Wrestling is a sport that is popular worldwide. It goes all...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  8. IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics

    IOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  9. IOC to drop 1 sport; modern pentathlon on hot seat

    Removing a sport from the Olympics is one of the IOC's most sensitive tasks. After months of evaluation, a decision will come next week. The century-old competition of modern pentathlon appears the most at risk.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  10. Calling in the Cavalry: The Curious Case of the Modern Pentathlon...

    Louisa Thomas

    Sunday 25 October 1914: Woken up during the night with orders — probable advance ... They treat us as if we were Infantry always forgetting that we have not got the gun powder which Infantry have. — Diary of a World War I Cavalry Offic...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  11. 2012 London Olympics -- Laura Asadauskaite of Lithuania wraps up ...

    The family collection is complete, thanks to Laura Asadauskaite's victory in the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  12. 2012 London Olympics -- Czech Republic's David Svoboda wins moder...

    Great start, better finish.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  13. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Complete Team USA roster for London Olymp... news services

    The complete roster for the 530-member U.S. Olympic team for the 2012 London Games. Athletes listed by sport, with their respective discipline or event.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  14. Modern Pentathlon

  15. World indoors -- Nataliya Dobrynska wins pentathlon gold with wor...

    Nataliya Dobrynska set a world record in the pentathlon at the world indoor championships, showing she is ready for a repeat Olympic gold medal at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  16. Modern pentathlon tightens anti-doping policy

    Modern pentathlon has joined other sports in adopting a "no needles" policy as part of its anti-doping rules ahead of the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2011