Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar is set to learn whether he will be given the opportunity to play-off against Narsingh Yadav for India’s 74 kilograms wrestling spot at Rio 2016 tomorrow after the Delhi High Court deferred their decision on the case.
Riot police were sent in to stop a fight after wrestler Viktor Lebedev beat Ismail Musukayev in a contest to decide who will represent Russia at Rio 2016.
Cambodia, Haiti, Honduras and Palau are set to be represented in wrestling competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after being awarded universality places.
Hosts Iran captured the Greco-Roman World Cup title for the fifth time in seven years after thrashing rivals Russia 8-0 in the final in Shiraz.
Olympic and world champion Jordan Burroughs was one of five Rio 2016-bound American wrestlers to compete at the seventh annual “United in the Square” competition in New York City’s Times Square today.
Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has launched an appeal to the Delhi High Court in a bid to earn selection for the Indian wrestling team for Rio 2016, despite compatriot Narsingh Yadav having already secured the quota place in his category.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has stripped Rio 2016 Olympic berths from countries whose athletes tested positive for meldonium at the recent European and Asian qualifying tournaments.
Defending champions Iran have been drawn in the same group as hosts United States for this year’s United World Wrestling (UWW) Freestyle World Cup at The Forum in Los Angeles.
Ukraine’s Alina Stadnyk booked her place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after the 2013 world champion triumphed in the women’s 69 kilogram event at the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament in Istanbul.
Nigerian Blessing Onyebuchi’s hopes of representing her country at Rio 2016 have been dashed after she was denied a visa to enter Turkey for the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul, which got underway today.
The final 36 wrestling berths for Rio 2016 will be up for grabs this weekend as the second World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament takes place at the Bagcilar Sports Complex in Istanbul.
The top of the United World Wrestling (UWW) freestyle rankings have remained largely unchanged, despite a flurry of Rio 2016 Olympic qualifying events last month.
Turkey, Moldova and Poland each secured two Rio 2016 quota places as the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament drew to a close at the Sport Buyant Ukhaa Complex in Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.
Ilana Kratysh has become the first-ever female wrestler from Israel to qualify for the Olympic Games.