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11:55 | 25 january 2017
United World Wrestling has announced a new worldwide licensing program for the manufacturing and distribution of its branded wrestling mats. It's reported on the official webpage of the International organization. The program, a first for the organization, aims to improve and certify the surface conditions on which wrestlers around the world train and compete. By working with only the best…
12:53 | 24 november 2016
BAKU (November 22) – Three gold medalists from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and three more from London 2012 headline a field of world and Olympic Games medal winners at the Golden Grand Prix Final getting under way Thursday. Rio 2015 gold medalist Taha AKGUL (TUR) will help kick off the freestyle events on the first day of the three-day…
09:40 | 22 november 2016
CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY – The International Olympic Committee announced that Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers from the 2008 Olympic Games have failed anti-doping tests. Vitaly RAHIMOV (AZE), Asset MAMBETOV (KAZ) and Khasan BAROEV (RUS) were found to have failed their A and B samples during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. These wrestlers were in addition to earlier sanctioned athletes from the 2008…
17:54 | 17 june 2016
Today in Poland started the international wrestling tournament "Memorial of Tsiolkovsky", according to the Federation of Greco-Roman, freestyle and women's wrestling of Kazakhstan. The competition will be held from 17 to 19 June in the small town of Spala, which is 100 km from the capital Warsaw. Note that the 25th in a row an international tournament that bears the…
11:59 | 29 january 2016
United World Wrestling, in partnership with the IOC Department of Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport, and the Foundation for Sport, Development and Peace in South Africa, last week launched a pilot program for the new development initiative, Wrestle Right. The program also known as the “Coaching Development and Olympic Values Education Program (OVEP) Course," ran from January 10-15…

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