World champion Frank Staebler made amends for a disappointing defeat on his last appearence in Baku by winning gold on a day of Greco Roman competitions at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Golden Grand Prix Final in the Azerbaijani capital.
Russia, China and United States each claimed two gold medals on a day of women's action at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Golden Grand Prix Final at the Baku Sports Hall in Azerbaijan, while Hungary and Estonia added one win apiece.
United World Wrestling (UWW) President Nenad Lalovic has accepted an invitation to be the International Olympic Committee (IOC) representative to the WADA Commission and Foundation Board.
Mongolian National Olympic Committee help unveil statue for Moscow 1980 bronze medal winning wrestler
Mongolian National Olympic Committee secretary general Jugder Otgontsagaan has participated in a special ceremony to unveil a statue recognising wrestler Dugarsuren Oyunbold, one of the Asian nation's most successful athletes.
A major new bidding process for all United World Wrestling events for 2018, 2019 and 2020 is being launched here tomorrow at the Smart Cities & Sport Summit.
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.
Wrestling is exploring the reintroduction of Greco-Roman contests for women, in what could mark a massive step for the cause of gender equality in one of the most physically demanding Olympic sports.
The Mirror Man, Saviour of Wrestling, the Serbian Anita Roddick - call him what you like, Nenad Lalović has what it takes to be an outstanding IOC member
As an organisation that earns and spends/invests billions of dollars over each four-year cycle, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) needs a shrewd head for business.
Japanese trio head to 2015 World Wrestling Championships as favourites to retain titles after topping world rankings
Three Japanese wrestlers will head to next month’s World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas as the overwhelming favourites to retain their titles after they maintained their position at the top of their respective division’s rankings.
Mijaín López became only the third wrestler in history to win four Pan American Games gold medals after the Cuban superstar delivered a masterclass in the men's under 130 kilograms Greco-Roman wrestling final today.
United World Wrestling (UWW) President Nenad Lalovic believes the brawl which marred today’s under 57kg freestyle competition does not belong in the sport of wrestling, and that they had no choice but to immediately disqualify those involved.
Azerbaijan’s Dorogan claims Baku 2015 wrestling gold after controversial decision against bloodied Pole
A controversial decision at the European Games here gave home wrestler Anzhela Dorogan gold in the 53 kilogram class against a Polish opponent, Roksana Zasina, who finished the match limping heavily and with blood seeping through a head bandage following a cut sustained in the semi-final.
Azerbaijan's Mariya Stadnyk earned the first women’s wrestling gold the European Games as she stormed to victory in the women’s 48 kilogram freestyle division here tonight.
Russia continued their excellent start to the Greco Roman wrestling events here today, following on from their success on the opening day of competition with a further two golds, as hosts Azerbaijan also won gold and silver.