Wrestling

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.

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.
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