Wrestling

Double delight for hosts on day four of FILA Asian Wrestling Championships

By Paul Osborne

The hosts picked up two gold medals on day four of the FILA Asian Wrestling Championships in Astana ©FILAApril 26 - There was double delight for Kazakhstan on day four of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) Asian Championships as the hosts walked home with two gold medals at the Daulet Sports Complex.

Two golds apiece for China and Japan as women take centre stage at Asian Wrestling Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 25 - Women wrestlers were the focus on day three in Astana as five Asian titles were up for decision ©FILAWomen freestyle wrestlers took centre stage at Astana's Daulet Sports Complex as wrestlers from China, Japan and North Korea claimed all five gold medals on offer at the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles Asian Championships.

Iran seal men's freestyle team title with triple gold at Asian Wrestling Championships

By Paul Osborne

Iran claimed the men's freeestyle team title on day two of the 2014 FILA Asian Championships after winning three additional gold medals ©FILAApril 24 - Another trio of wins at the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) Asian Championships has handed Iran's male wrestlers the freestyle team title ahead of second-placed Mongolia.

Iranian wrestlers dominate opening day of FILA Asian Championships in Astana

By Paul Osborne

Iran dominated the first day of the FILA Asian Championships as they secured three of the five gold medals on offer ©FILAApril 23 - Iranian wrestlers dominated the opening day of the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) Asian Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, winning three of the five gold medals on offer.

South Korean world champions headline names at 2014 Asian Wrestling Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 22 - Kim Hyeon-Woo will be searching for a third Asian title in Astana ©AFP/Getty ImagesGreco-Roman world champions Kim Hyeon-Woo and Ryu Han-Soo headline the list of athletes heading to the FILA Asian Wrestling Championships due to get underway at the Daulet Sports Complex in Astana, Kazakhstan, tomorrow.

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.
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