LOP on Facebook LOP on Twitter LOP on Google Plus LOP on Youtube LOP's RSS Feed
News | Results | Columns | Forums

Home | Headlines | News | Results | Columns | Radio | Indy | Forums | Contact | Bookmark | Share

Posted in: WWE
Ric Flair Appearing On "Celebrity Wife Swap", Bidding City Wants Wrestling Back At The Olympics
By Michael Bluth
Feb 27, 2013 - 1:09:21 PM

- With bidding currently underway to determine what city will host the 2020 Olympics, the leader of Istanbul, Turkey's bid committee, Hasan Arat, stated this week that his country wants wrestling instated if they host the games.

"If we are awarded the games, Turkey wants to have wrestling events in Istanbul," Arat said. "There is a big responsibility for the international wrestling federation to really make their presentation, to make them really understand the position of this sport in those countries, like the United States, like Russia, like Japan, like Uzbekistan, like Turkey, like Azerbaijan. These countries are very sensitive about wrestling. I hope the wrestling federation will do their best to make their presentation."

For more on the story, visit NBCSports.msnbc.com.

- WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair, who is in the midst of a legal battle with his fourth ex-wife, will be appearing on the ABC show "Celebrity Wife Swap." The episode was taped last week in Charlotte, North Carolina and will air later this season. Mick Foley appeared on the first season of the show.

* EXCLUSIVE: Find Out Who Almost Got FIRED For CM PUNK's Piledriver On John Cena (RAW)

(Partial Source: PWInsider.com)

  • More Details on WWE Parting Ways with Several Employees on Thursday

  • Backstage Talk on WWE Fan Interest In Sting, First Trailer for Season 3 of WWE Total Divas

  • Big Show Appears After NXT Tapings, News on Takeover 2 Tickets, WWE Legend Injured, Natalya

  • Matches for Tonight's WWE SmackDown, WWE Total Divas Filming at NXT Tapings, Birthdays

  • Full WWE Network Schedule for Friday - Southern Wrestling on LOW, Best of RAW, More

  • Vince McMahon Reportedly Contacts WWE Employees About Today's Staff Reduction Process

  • Spoilers: New WWE NXT General Manager Revealed, Matches for the NXT Takeover 2 Special

  • Name for WWE NXT's Live Special In September, Photo of Kenta and Devitt, Solomon Crowe

  • Triple H Announces Date and More for Next Live WWE NXT Special on the WWE Network

  • Update on the WWE Network Subscriber Count, Video of Brock Lesnar Going Hunting