IOC scolds FILA for rules violation
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Wrestling's governing body has downplayed a warning from the IOC for a "minor infringement" of the rules in the bidding race for a spot in the 2020 Olympics.
FILA President Nenad Lalovic told The Associated Press on Friday the case involves letters sent by the Japanese wrestling federation to promote the sport to some IOC members. IOC rules prohibit the sports from sending such material in the three weeks before Sunday's vote.
Lalovic said the "issue is ...
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