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  • LIVE WEBCAST: NYAC International

    Nov 9, 2013 11:15

     

    LIVE WEBCAST: NYAC International

    NYAC International Day One Live Stream from the New York Athletic Club in New York City, New York on November 8, 2013. Women’s Freestyle and Greco-Roman competition.   NYAC International Brackets Video By USA Wrestling Men’s Freestyle Mat 1   Mat 2   Mat 3 Women & Greco – Friday […]

     
  • Commonwealth Games Schedule of Events

    Nov 5, 2013 15:27

    Commonwealth Games Schedule of Events

    2013 – SCHEDULE – COMMONWEALTH WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS ( December 3-9 ) ————————————————————————- December 3 – 4, 2013 – Arrivals of Teams TUESDAY – December 3, 2013 07:00 – 08:30 – BREAKFAST 10:00 – 12:00 – TRAINING TIME – MATS 12:00 – 13:30 – LUNCH 14:30 – 17:30 – TRAINING TIME […]

     
  • World Military Championships Recap

    Oct 30, 2013 11:48

    World Military Championships Recap

    Ali Feiz - FILA Wrestling Military wrestlers from all over the world gathered in Iran to compete in 2013 World Military Wrestling Championships, with host Iran capturing the team title in both Greco-Roman and freestyle In Greco-Roman the home team captured three gold medals, two silver and two bronze medals. Iran […]

     
  • World Combat Games Recap

    Oct 28, 2013 11:46

    World Combat Games Recap

    By FILA As most expected Russian wrestlers dominated this week’s World Combat Games in St. Petersburg. The home side walked away with a total of 18 wins against just three defeats across dual meets in Greco-Roman, freestyle and women’s freestyle. The Combat Games wrestling was contained to the three dual […]

     
  • FILA announces Carol Huynh to chair athletes’ commission and become third woman to serve on a FILA Bureau

    Oct 22, 2013 17:15

    FILA announces Carol Huynh to chair athletes’ commission and become third woman to serve on a FILA Bureau

    By Bob Condron FILA Corsier-Sur-Vevey, Switzerland – The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) announced that Carol Huynh (pronounced When), a gold medal-winning wrestler from Canada, has been elected chair of the newly-formed Athlete Commission and will represent the sport’s athletes on the FILA Bureau. She becomes the third […]

     
  • Dagestanis, Georgians and American Kennedy Triumphant at Intercontinental Cup

    Oct 21, 2013 13:30

    Dagestanis, Georgians and American Kennedy Triumphant at Intercontinental Cup

    By FILA He may not know how to ship it home, but American wrestler Jimmy Kennedy is the new owner of a Russian-made Lada Granta subcompact car. The 60kg wrestler was awarded the car for beating Murshid Mutalimov of Dagestan winning his weight class at this weekend’s Intercontinental Cup. The […]

     
  • Joybar: Iran’s Wrestling Capital

    Oct 15, 2013 20:49

    Joybar: Iran’s Wrestling Capital

    By FILA Every wrestling country has a state, region or province where wrestling is king. In Russia it could be Dagestan or Chechnya; in America, Iowa or Pennsylvania. In Iran — a country wild about wrestling — several provinces could stake a claim to regional dominance. But for the past […]

     
  • Resiliency, Passion on Display at Veteran Championships

    Oct 10, 2013 20:45

    Resiliency, Passion on Display at Veteran Championships

    By FILA Wrestling is not easy. For the young it’s a way to shape the body and mind — a sport that teaches boys and girls the importance of discipline and respect, lessons that guide their development for life. For wrestlers at the Veterans World Championships in Sarajevo this week, […]

     
  • Glasgow 2014: Wrestling will be a grand spectacle – The Scotsman

    Oct 8, 2013 20:33

    Glasgow 2014: Wrestling will be a grand spectacle – The Scotsman

    IT felt like a karate chop, an ippon and a heavyweight’s haymaker all rolled into one. The wrestling community had never been dealt such a savage blow and they never even saw it coming. People in uninitiated lands such as ours wonder why they bother with sports such as wrestling […]

     
  • 3 Wire Sports: The Jordan Burroughs problem

    Sep 30, 2013 9:32

    3 Wire Sports: The Jordan Burroughs problem

    by Alan Abrahamson 3wiresports.com Quick. Name the best wrestler on the Olympic and international scene the United States has ever produced. The name most people would name — if, that is, they could name even one name — would be Dan Gable, who won Olympic gold in Munich in 1972 […]