Jun 2, 2014
Burroughs tops Taylor; Metcalf, Ruth also US World Team Trials champs
In one of the most anticipated freestyle matches of the year, 2012 Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs denied David Taylor a chance to compete at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships, joining NCAA champs Brent Metcalf and Ed Ruth who won titles at the 2014 World Team Trials freestyle competition in Madison, Wis.
NCAA champs Ramos, Varner, Dlagnev claim World Team Trials titles
Three NCAA wrestling champs - Tony Ramos , Jake Varner , and Tervel Dlagnev - were among the winners crowned at the 2014 World Team Trials freestyle competition at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis.
One year after IOC decision to axe wrestling, it's back, stronger than ever
One year ago - Feb. 12, 2013 - the International Olympic Committee's Executive Board made the stunning decision to eliminate wrestling from its roster of core sports effective with the 2020 Olympics.
InterMat, WIN Magazine share ideas to put more fans in stands for dual meets
Now that wrestling has returned to its rightful place at the Olympics, it seems the next big challenge for the sport is getting more fans in the stands for college dual meets, judging by a number of stories appearing in wrestling media this week, including an opinion piece at InterMat posted Monday , and various features in the latest issue of WIN ... (more)
No. 2 Story of 2013: IOC eliminates Olympic wrestling, then reinstates it
International Olympic Committee caused major disruption in amateur wrestling worldwide with its decision to first eliminate, then reinstate the sport International Olympic Committee caused major disruption in amateur wrestling worldwide with its decision to first eliminate, then reinstate the sport In the seven months between the initial ... (more)