Wrestlers will compete in European Games

Updated: March 12, 2013, 12:43 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Wrestling will be included in the inaugural European Games as it seeks to restore its place in the Olympics.

Nenad Lalovic, acting president of governing body FILA, signed a "letter of understanding" Tuesday with organizers of the 2015 Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The competition will include men's and women's freestyle and Greco-Roman events and serve as a qualifying event for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

FILA, under former president Raphael Martinetti, ...

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