IOC President Jacques Rogge (photo: Reuters)
Rogge says ''I don't seen any shortcoming in the system'' which resulted in wrestling being eliminated from the list of core sports by the IOC in February and then selected this week as a possible additional sport on the 2020 program.
Wrestling made a shortlist with baseball-softball and squash for a single opening in 2020. The IOC will vote in September on which sport to include. If wrestling wins, it means no new sport will be brought in as originally planned.
Rogge says ''you don't go for a new one for the sake of a new one.''
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