Wrestling

Double success for Hungary on final day of European Wrestling Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 6 – Tamas Lorincz was one of two Hungarians to secure European gold on the final day of action in Vantaa ©Getty Images The FILA Senior European Wrestling Championships came to a close in Vantaa today with Hungarians Tamas Lorincz and Peter Bacsi securing gold medals in the Greco-Roman class, while Finland's Rami Hietaniemi came up short on home soil at the Trio Areena.

Three in a row for Turkey’s Riza Kayaalp as Greco-Roman competition gets underway in Vantaa

By Gary Anderson

April 5 – London 2012 bronze medal winner Riza Kayaalp of Turkey secured his fourth European title in Vantaa ©Getty Images The Greco-Roman events got underway at the FILA Senior European Championships today in Vantaa and saw Turkey's Riza Kayaalp claim his third continental title in succession and fourth overall with victory in the 130 kilogram category.

Bulgarian Stanka Zlateva rolls back years with sixth European title

By Gary Anderson

April 4 – Stanka Zlateva returned to action in Vantaa and won her sixth European freestyle title ©AFP/Getty ImagesAfter 18 months away from the mat, Bulgaria's Stanka Zlateva returned to action at the FILA European Senior Wrestling Championships in Vantaa today and claimed her sixth continental crown with victory in the women's freestyle 75 kilogram category.

Turkey’s Taha Akgül secures third consecutive European title inside two minutes

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Taha Akgül bagged his third European gold in double-quick time in Vantaa today©AFP/Getty ImagesTurkey's Taha Akgül claimed his third straight title at the FILA European Senior Wrestling Championships when he pinned his opponent after 78 seconds in the final of the men's 125 kilogram final in Vantaa, Finland.

Former European wrestling champion Mattsson returns to top of podium in Vantaa

By Gary Anderson

April 2 – Sweden's Johanna Mattsson reclaimed her European freestyle crown in Vantaa ©FILASweden's Johanna Mattsson rolled back the years at the FILA Senior European Championships in Vantaa, Finland today by claiming the gold medal in the 60 kilogram freestyle class after overcoming last year's bronze medallist Hafize Sahin of Turkey in the final.

Stadnky prevents Russian clean sweep on day one of European Wrestling Championships

By Paul Osborne

Russia has dominated day one of the European Weightlifting Championships in Vantaa, Finland ©FILAApril 1 - Azerbaijan's Mariya Stadnyk secured her fourth European title to prevent a Russian clean sweep on day one of the Senior Wrestling Championships in Vantaa, Finland.

MusclePharm announced as official supplier to USA Wrestling

By Gary Anderson

March 6 - Sports nutrition firm MusclePharm has been announced as an official supplier to USA Wrestling ©MusclePharmUSA Wrestling has announced sports nutrition firm MusclePharm as its official nutritional supplement provider in a multi-year agreement that runs through to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and beyond.

German football legend Beckenbauer once again shows his support to FILA

By Paul Osborne

Franz Beckenbauer has once again offered his support to FILA as he met with President Nenad Lalovic ©FILAFebruary 22 - German Football legend Franz Beckenbauer has once again offered his support to the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) as he met with its President Nenad Lalovic in Salzburg.

Sangram Singh revealed as Wrestling Federation of India brand ambassador

By Emily Goddard

Sangram Singh has been appointed as the Wrestling Federation of India's brand ambassador ©WFIFebruary 13 - Sangram Singh has been revealed as the Wrestling Federation of India's (WFI) brand ambassador for 2014.
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