Wrestling is exploring the reintroduction of Greco-Roman contests for women, in what could mark a massive step for the cause of gender equality in one of the most physically demanding Olympic sports.
United World Wrestling (UWW) will deliver a high-definition live stream of every match from next week’s World Championships in Las Vegas, it has been announced.
Japan’s Takuto Otoguro and the United States’ Jarod Verklereen came out victorious in their respective 54 kilograms and 63kg category finals to stem Russia’s plans for a rout on the final day of freestyle events at the Cadet Wrestling World Championships in Sarajevo.
Russia proved the dominant country on the opening day of freestyle competition at the Cadet Wrestling World Championships, securing three golds and a bronze in Sarajevo.
Azerbaijan’s Leyla Gurbanova continued her dominance of the women’s 52 kilograms division as she added the Cadet Wrestling World Championships title to the junior crown she won in Brazil just two weeks ago in Sarajevo.
Japan dominated the opening day of women's events at the Cadet Wrestling World Championships, claiming a superb five medals in Sarajevo.
European champion Aleksandr Komarov and national team debutant Artur Sargsian snapped up a pair of gold medals as Russia stormed to the Greco-Roman team title on day two of the Cadet Wrestling World Championships in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Iran were the dominant force on the opening day of the Cadet Wrestling World Championships in Sarajevo, claiming two Greco-Roman gold medals.
Renovated wrestling facility named after USA Wrestling stalwart Farrell following dedication ceremony
The recently renovated Bill Farrell Wrestling Center has been officially dedicated to the former head coach following a ceremony held at the venue, jointly hosted by USA Wrestling and the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center (OTC).
USA Wrestling have announced Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be an official sponsor for the 2015 World Wrestling Championships, which are set to take place from September 7 to 12 in Las Vegas.
Japanese trio head to 2015 World Wrestling Championships as favourites to retain titles after topping world rankings
Three Japanese wrestlers will head to next month’s World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas as the overwhelming favourites to retain their titles after they maintained their position at the top of their respective division’s rankings.
Goleij gold secures freestyle team title for Iran as Junior Wrestling World Championships draw to a close
Iran’s Mojitaba Goleij made easy work of Belarus’ Dzianis Khamiankou in the 84 kilogram final to help his country pip Azerbaijan to the freestyle team title on the final night of action at the Junior Wrestling World Championships in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
American Spencer Lee, 16, became one of the youngest ever winners at the Junior Wrestling World Championships after beating Iran’s Alireza Goodarzi to the 50 kilogram freestyle crown in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
Japan recovered from a disappointing opening day of women’s competition at the Junior Wrestling World Championships, winning three gold medals to capture the team title in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.
Azerbaijan won two of the four gold medals available on the opening day of women’s competition at the Junior Wrestling World Championships in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, while the highly-fancied Japan could only manage one despite being represented in three finals.