United World Wrestling (UWW) will host their full World Championships in an Olympic year for the first time in its history.
Russian freestyle wrestler Abdulrashid Sadulaev has been suspended for four months after failing to adhere to a ban on wearing non-national team outfits during an award ceremony at this year's World Championships.
United World Wrestling (UWW) have announced the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk as host of the 2022 Senior Wrestling World Championships.
Russia earned two of the four freestyle golds available tonight at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, finishing the day well clear in the team scores.
Aisuluu Tynybekova earned a place in Kyrgyzstan's sporting history as the first wrestler to win a senior world title, capturing the women's 57 kilograms gold medal with a 5-3 victory over Bulgaria's defending champion Taybe Yusein at the United World Wrestling World Championships.
Adeline Gray of the United States won a monumental contest against Japan's Hiroe Minagawa to win her fifth gold medal at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Japan top the rankings in the women's competition at the World Wrestling Championships, but both their finalists settled for silver as golds went to the United States, North Korea, Azerbaijan and Russia.
Japan's Kenichiro Fumita ensured he is going to be a very big deal at the Tokyo 2020 Games as he effectively regained his world wrestling title today in the Kazhakstan capital of Nur-Sultan.
Kazakhstan's Khorlan Zhakansha will fight for the 55 kilograms Greco-Roman title at the World Wrestling Championships after defeating defending champion Eldaniz Azizli of Azerbaijan in the semi-finals.
The 2019 United World Wrestling (UWW) World Championships are set to begin in Kazakhstan's capital Nur-Sultan, where the first berths for Tokyo 2020 will be allotted to the nations of the top-six finishers in each Olympic weight class.