Iranian Wrestling Federation vice-president Hamid Sourian has called for the planned execution of wrestler Mehdi Ali Hosseini to be prevented.
Asia's Tokyo 2020 hopefuls are now set to battle it out in Kazakhstan instead of China after United World Wrestling (UWW) announced a series of changes to its Olympic qualification tournaments.
Russia took four gold medals on the final day of the United World Wrestling (UWW) Individual Championships as they closed a competition they have dominated in style.
Russia claimed four golds in men's freestyle categories on the penultimate day of competition at the UWW Individual World Cup in Belgrade in Serbia.
Russia took the team title on the final day of women's action at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Individual World Cup in Belgrade.
More than 500 wrestlers from 51 countries are set to compete at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Individual World Cup in Serbian capital Belgrade.
Erica Wiebe will ramp up preparations for her title defence at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by competing in the United World Wrestling (UWW) Individual World Cup in Belgrade next month.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has penned a four-year digital streaming partnership with subscription video service FloSports.
Uzbekistan's Davit Modzmanashvili has been banned for eight years after he was stripped of his Olympic wrestling silver medal for doping following the re-analysis of his sample from London 2012.
Wrestling World Championships will not take place this year and the United World Wrestling (UWW) Congress has been delayed until 2021, both because of the coronavirus pandemic.
USA Wrestling insists it will not put its athletes in "harm’s way" after deciding against sending a team to Belgrade to compete at the 2020 World Wrestling Championships over "great" COVID-19 concerns.
United World Wrestling (UWW) President Nenad Lalovic is "cautiously optimistic" over the sport's return after committing to staging the World Championships in December.
Last week, triathlon became the latest to stir sport’s alphabet soup. In a sport known for rapid changeovers between swim-bike-run, it entered the water as the International Triathlon Union or ITU and finished up as the "World Triathlon."
United World Wrestling (UWW) says it has contacted the Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation to gather more information about payments made to the governing body's former President Raphael Martinetti and his wife.
Dates for the three remaining continental Olympic qualifiers have been confirmed by United World Wrestling (UWW), as part of an update to the sport's international calendar.