wrestling http://iowapublicradio.org en Olympic Wrestling Restored http://iowapublicradio.org/post/olympic-wrestling-restored <p>Wrestling is back in the Olympics after being removed earlier this year. &nbsp;Hear from University of Iowa Head Coach Kevin Jackson, University of Iowa Associate Coach of Wrestling Terry Brands, and the Manager of Communication at USA Wresting Craig Sesker. &nbsp;Hear their reactions and hear what will change about wrestling in the future.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 19:52:14 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 28800 at http://iowapublicradio.org Olympic Wrestling Restored Tele-Medicine Abortions / "Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker / UI President Sally Mason http://iowapublicradio.org/post/tele-medicine-abortions-iowa-nice-guy-scott-siepker-ui-president-sally-mason <p>The final vote on whether wrestling will remain an Olympic sport takes place this weekend in Argentina. So will the sport many connect with the original Olympics be ousted? The “Iowa Nice Guy”, aka Des Moines actor and filmmaker, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLcQUSrkLM0" target="_blank">Scott Siepker has surfaced again</a>, this time to support wrestling’s bid to regain its Olympic spot for 2020 and ’24. We talk with him in the first half hour.<br> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:25:20 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Ben Stanton & Katherine Perkins 28697 at http://iowapublicradio.org Tele-Medicine Abortions / "Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker / UI President Sally Mason The Future of Olympic Wrestling http://iowapublicradio.org/post/future-olympic-wrestling <p>The International Olympic Committee voted to drop wrestling as one of the core sports form the 2020 Games.&nbsp; However, wrestling still has a chance; now the sport must apply for special inclusion, competing against several other events.</p><p>"River to River" speaks with wrestlers and coaches from around the state about what Olympic exclusion means for the sport, and the state of Iowa, which has a strong wrestling tradition.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:38:33 +0000 Ben Kieffer 15822 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Future of Olympic Wrestling