Wrestling

Universities in Iran and Greece agree collaborative effort in development of wrestling

By Paul Osborne

The University of Guilan in Iran and the Democritus University of Thrace in Greece have signed a collaborative agreement ©FILAUniversities in Iran and Greece have signed an agreement to collaborate coursework, seminars and research in the sport of wrestling, it was announced today.

Iranian world champion wrestler provisionally suspended after failing drugs test

By Paul Osborne

Taleb Nematpour has been provisionally suspended by FILA after failing an anti-doping test ©Getty ImagesIranian world wrestling champion Taleb Nematpour has been provisionally suspended by the sport's governing body after failing an anti-doping test.

Commonwealth Wrestling Association chairman backs Igali for FILA Bureau place

By Emily Goddard

Daniel Igali is running for a place on the FILA Bureau ©Getty ImagesJosip Mrkoci, chairman of the Commonwealth Wrestling Association, has backed Nigerian-born Olympic gold medallist Daniel Igali for a place on the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) ruling Bureau.

Lalovic to stand unopposed for re-election as FILA President

By Duncan Mackay

Nenad Lalovic will stand unopposed for re-election as FILA President ©FILANenad Lalovic is to run unopposed for a six-year term as President of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA), it was announced today.

FILA set to change name to United World Wrestling

By Emily Goddard

The FILA Bureau has approved a new name and logo for international wrestling ©FILAThe International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) has revealed it is set to change its name to United World Wrestling.

Nigeria aim to double Commonwealth Games wrestling medal count at Glasgow 2014 with 30-strong team

By Paul Osborne

Nigeria has named a 30-strong wrestling team for Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesNigeria has named a 30-strong wrestling team for next month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as the nation looks to shake the world with an unprecedented medal haul at the Games.

Team England reveals 13-strong wrestling team for Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

Commonwealth Games England has announced the Team England wrestling squad for Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesCommonwealth Games England today confirmed the 13-strong wrestling squad that will represent the country at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Oceania champion Tayla Ford among six wrestlers to represent New Zealand at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

Oceania champion Tayla Ford will be the sole female representative on the New Zealand wrestling team at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty Images Oceania champion Tayla Ford is the leading medal contender and only woman in the six-strong New Zealand wrestling team named for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Quickfire Iskakov ensures hosts take Greco-Roman team title at Asian Wrestling Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 27 - Yerulan Iskakov (blue) secured an Asian Championship gold inside 30 seconds to kelp Kazakhstan take the Greco-Roman team title ©AFP/Getty ImagesYerulan Iskakov needed only 28 seconds to secure gold and help hosts Kazakhstan claim the Greco-Roman team title at the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) Asian Wrestling Championships at the Daulet Sports Complex in Astana.
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