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March 18, 2016
IOC strips Leipold of gold medal
By ERICA BULMAN -- Associated Press
 GENEVA -- The International Olympic Committee stripped German freestyle wrestler Alexander Leipold of his Olympic gold medal Monday after he failed a drug test.
Oct. 23: Full story
Oct. 17: Texas wrestler plays waiting game
Oct. 16: IOC recommends German be stripped of gold
Oct. 11: Wrestler stands to lose gold in drug case

Igali hopes to cash in for family's sake
 TORONTO (CP) -- Daniel Igali's journey is far from over.
 The wrestler from Surrey, B.C., hopes to cash in on his new-found fame after capturing a gold medal at the Sydney Olympics.
Oct. 12: Full story

Wyoming welcomes back Olympic hero
 AFTON, Wyo. (AP) -- Olympic gold medalist Rulon Gardner, once a chubby kid ridiculed by bullies as "Fatso," was hailed as a hero Thursday in a homecoming that drew thousands.
 Gardner, a hulking man as big as he is gentle, paraded through the downtown of this western Wyoming community where he grew up in celebration of his Greco-Roman wrestling triumph over Alexander Karelin, one of the greatest upsets in the history of the games.
Oct. 12: Full story


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