Six Olympic medallists, including four champions, lead the field for the Pan American Wrestling Championships, which are scheduled to begin tomorrow in Buenos Aires.
Katie Ledecky and Kyle Snyder have been named as Female and Male Olympic Athletes of the Year at the Team USA Awards in Los Angeles.
Olympic gold medallist Kyle Snyder of the United States defended his 97 kilograms title by dramatically beating Russian Abdulrashid Sadulaev in a contest billed as the "Match of the Century" during a fitting finale to the United World Wrestling (UWW) World Championships here.
Russia's Aniuar Geduev has climbed to the top of the United World Wrestling (UWW) men's freestyle rankings in the 74 kilograms division following the Freestyle World Cup held in Kermanshah last month.
Rio 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Snyder strengthened his place at the top of the men’s 97 kilogram freestyle rankings after winning the Yarygin Grand Prix last month.
Three referees suspended after "suspicious officiating" in quarter-final as final Rio 2016 wrestling golds decided
Three referees have been suspended by United World Wrestling (UWW) as a result of "suspicious officiating" of a quarter-final bout as the last men’s freestyle gold medals were awarded at Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro.
American freestyle wrestling world champion Kyle Snyder has opted to return to collegiate competition this season, despite being given the opportunity to use an Olympic redshirt which would allow him to focus solely on training in the build-up to Rio 2016.
America’s Jordan Burroughs and Kyle Snyder have been rewarded for their gold medals at the 2015 World Championships in Las Vegas by ending the season top of their respective United World Wrestling (UWW) rankings in men’s freestyle.
Athlete selection procedures for men’s Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling have been confirmed by USA Wrestling, with competitors set to be targeting places at Rio 2016 in the country’s Olympic team trials next year.
Kyle Snyder became the United States’ youngest-ever wrestling world champion after claiming the men’s freestyle 97 kilogram title on day five of competition here.